Trade Me survey: Surge in jobs on offer, but job seekers staying put

Job hunters are staying put in roles despite a surge in job listings, according to a new survey. Despite more vacancies than before Covid-19 struck and a strong job market, Kiwis are reluctant to change roles, the Trade Me survey found. Trade Me Jobs sales director Matt Tolich said the survey found job hunters signalling they were waiting for the […]

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Dollar gives up some gains after Fed boost; Aussie falters

TOKYO/SYDNEY (Reuters) – The dollar index, which rose after the Fed’s surprise hawkish tilt last week, gave up some of its gains on Monday, while the Australian currency stumbled on lower prices of the country’s top export, iron ore.FILE PHOTO: A U.S. five dollar note is seen in this illustration photo June 1, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas White/Illustration/File PhotoThe dollar index, which […]

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Dollar holds near multi-month high after Fed's hawkish tilt

TOKYO (Reuters) – The dollar held near multi-month peaks against other major currencies on Monday, after the U.S. Federal Reserve surprised markets last week by signalling it would raise interest rates and end emergency bond-buying sooner than expected.FILE PHOTO: A U.S. five dollar note is seen in this illustration photo June 1, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas White/Illustration/File PhotoThe dollar index, which tracks […]

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Firms use various initiatives to encourage staff to get vaccinated

SINGAPORE – Covid-19 vaccination remains voluntary in Singapore, but companies here are adopting a range of measures to encourage their staff to get the jab. Incentives include giving employees time off to go for their shots and days off after if they are feeling unwell. The measures have taken on a new urgency since vaccination bookings for citizens aged between […]

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Tech stocks drive Nasdaq to higher close, as hawkish Fed limits S&P

(Reuters) – Conviction in the strength of the economic recovery pushed investors into U.S. technology stocks on Thursday, driving the Nasdaq higher, although a post-Fed hangover limited a subdued S&P.FILE PHOTO: The New York Stock Exchange is pictured in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., April 16, 2021. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File PhotoThe Dow slipped to a fourth […]

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Indiana chain Parlor Doughnuts’ second Colorado location rising in Aurora – The Denver Post

Sean Harshbargar never imagined his hometown pastor would eventually become his boss. The 32-year-old Denver resident opened Colorado’s first Parlor Doughnuts, which is based in his hometown of Evansville, Indiana, in Denver in February. He’s planning to open a second location next month at 5001 S. Parker Road, Unit 112, in Aurora. Harshbargar’s former pastor, Darrick Hayden, launched Parlor Doughnuts […]

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Victoria’s Secret Swaps Angels for ‘What Women Want.’ Will They Buy It?

The embattled lingerie giant is attempting the most extreme brand turnaround in recent memory: an effort to redefine not just itself but also the very idea of what “sexy” is. The VS Collective includes women famous for their achievements and not their proportions, like the soccer star and gender equality advocate Megan Rapinoe.Credit…Ryan Pfluger Supported by By Sapna Maheshwari and […]

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