Global recruitment firm Randstad says Kiwi bosses who cannot afford to give pay rises might want to consider perks and benefits such as flexible working to help them keep their staff.
Darren Greenwood keeps his feet on New Zealand's shaky ground and his head up in the long white cloud.
Darren Greenwood has been in journalism, not all of it IT, since the days of typewriters and long before the web spun its way around the world. Coming from Yorkshire, he can be blunt, and though having resided in New Zealand, as well as Australia, for quite some time, he insists he is not one of the 'sheeple!'
Telecom NZ has relaunched its troubled XT network.
There's something disturbing when government demands a business split itself to gain broadband contracts.
"Enviro-mentalism" may be contradictory nonsense, but IT bosses must obey its impacts!
I have mixed feelings on a New Zealand government department's recent stipulation that part of its website must use open source software.
I had always believed Vodafone to be the most savvy of marketers. Their brand and image does seem much more sexy and exciting than stodgy old Telecom NZ.
Kiwis might often call Australia the West Island, but the harsh reality is that New Zealand is often seen by some IT companies as a small appendage to Australia.
After being New Zealand's most hated telco, the many failures of Telecom NZ's mobile network XT seem to have bought it a new beginning.
As a Pom, I have been following the UK general election campaign. Regardless of who wins on Thursday, if anyone, there seems a huge disconnect between the UK voting public and the three main parties.
In recent light of Australia's Henry Tax review digging a hole in the pockets of miners, it's interesting to look at New Zealand's tax tale surrounding Kiwi web entrepreneur Sam Morgan.