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Employment
Job ad levels remain at record levels, applications falling
January and February were record months for job ads on seek.co.nz, yet candidates are hesitant to hit the apply button.
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SaaS
Employment Hero completes funding following KeyPay acquisition
"With KeyPay joining the Employment Hero family, will set a new bar for what people expect from employment. It’s incredibly exciting."
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Seek
State of the nation: SEEK reports extreme impact on job market by COVID-19
Advertisements for new jobs have fallen drastically since the COVID-19 outbreak took hold, according to the latest employment snapshot from SEEK New Zealand. 
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Seek
Talent acquires Kiwi IT recruitment company
The global IT recruitment specialists have bought ManpowerGroup NZ’s IT business, Experis.
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Cloud
Aus-based employment platform raises AU$22m in funding round
Leading this round of funding was SEEK, the employment marketplace, with participation from OneVentures and AirTree Ventures. This round of funding brings the company’s valuation to more than AU$100 million.
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Jobs
Job ads are down and salaries are up - SEEK
The latest SEEK Employment Report shows a decline of 6.5% in jobs advertised compared to May 2018.
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Seek
Tech recruitment firm Talent takes home coveted award
Tech and digital recruitment specialist Talent has been recgonised for its contribution to New Zealand's tech industry, being named a winner at the NZ Hi-Tech Awards. 
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IT Industry
IT industry fuelling the positive NZ job market
New statistics from SEEK NZ show the job market is in good shape with more jobs and higher salaries up for grabs.
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Artificial Intelligence
AI 2020 Report: What does Artificial Intelligence look like in the future?
Why 85% of executives believe that AI will bring a competitive advantage to their organisation.
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Employment
New Zealand job market growth re-balances to regions - SEEK
These latest figures underscore the tremendous job growth experienced in smaller regions in recent years.
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Seek
Gender equality: The importance of understanding what motivates your workforce
Women want to participate equally in leadership positions, so why does gender imbalance in top-level roles still exist?
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Seek
Demand for tech skills intensifies across Australia
“This ’talent shortage’ has been identified by Australian CEOs as one of their top business risk areas."
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Seek
Ask SEEK to find you a job with Alexa
SEEK named the first employment marketplace to embrace voice activated job search.
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Seek
Exclusive interview: SEEK's new video platform set to revolutionise recruitment
"Candidates report feeling more satisfied that they had a better chance to present and express themselves and be more than a piece of paper."
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Cloud
SEEK app update delivers 75% increase in job applications
The company now processes 60% of its traffic through mobile and receives nearly 1.5 million applications via mobile devices per month.
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ICT
Good news for Kiwis: Increase in jobs ads - IT workers in highest demand
Across all industries in New Zealand, the average advertised salary on Seek in April 2017 was $75,889.
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ICT
Kiwis keen on ICT industry with top hires in tech sector
“The large industries hiring now reflect what we’re seeing in our economy."
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ICT
More ICT job opportunities on the market - more money too
The current job market is in good stead. August saw a 9.9 percent rise in the number of advertisements on SEEK when compared to 12 months earlier.
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ICT
SEEK NZ stats show it’s a good time to be working in ICT
​Seek recently released data that reveals they had almost 5 percent more jobs advertised in July 2016 than 12 months earlier, with ICT in the lead.
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Seek
Aussie ICT industry strong, according to new figures
The Australian ICT industry remains strong, with cyber security specialists are also in hot demand.
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Seek
Is Christchurch NZ's latest IT hotspot?
“There is certainly much more to Canterbury than earthquake-related construction."
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Employment
NZ employment market remains flat
“The last six months have delivered a relatively flat employment market in New Zealand and August was no different.”
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Seek
New jobs in tech on the decline, teachers wanted
Kiwi teachers are in hot demand, while new job ads in the tech sector are declining, according to SEEK.
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Seek
SEEK launches volunteer platform
The platform acts a conduit between not-for-profit and community organisations and Kiwis who want to volunteer.