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The Young Workers Toolbox

The Young Workers Toolbox with Mel and Tony covers all the employment issues you young workers can think of. From contracts to trial periods, workplace unions, the lowdown about social media at work... we’ve got it all in a tasty, digestible nugget. We’re like vitamins... for your ears... or at least we'll do our best to translate the world of work into a language anyone can understand.

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The Young Workers Toolbox - 14-11-2018
The Young Workers Toolbox covers all the employment issues you young workers can think of. This week:
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The Young Workers Toolbox - 31-10-2018
The Young Workers Toolbox covers all the employment issues you young workers can think of. This week:
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The Young Workers Toolbox - 17-10-2018
The Young Workers Toolbox covers all the employment issues you young workers can think of. This week:
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The Young Workers Toolbox - 10-10-2018
The Young Workers Toolbox covers all the employment issues you young workers can think of. This week:
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The Young Workers Toolbox - 19-09-2018
The Young Workers Toolbox covers all the employment issues you young workers can think of. This week:
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The Young Workers Toolbox - 12-09-2018
The Young Workers Toolbox covers all the employment issues you young workers can think of.
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The Young Workers Toolbox - 28-08-2018
The Young Workers Toolbox covers all the employment issues you young workers can think of. This week:
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The Young Workers Toolbox - 22-08-2018
The Young Workers Toolbox covers all the employment issues you young workers can think of. This week:
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The Young Workers Toolbox - 15-08-2018
The Young Workers Toolbox covers all the employment issues you young workers can think of. This week: Getting young people off the dole and into work is a good thing right? We talk the pros and cons of the government’s new ‘Mana in Mahi’ scheme for getting young beneficiaries into paid apprenticeships.
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The Young Workers Toolbox - 07-08-2018
The Young Workers Toolbox covers all the employment issues you young workers can think of. This week: How do you tackle bullying at work? How do you identify it? When is it time to stand up and say NO! This episode we tackle the bullying epidemic in New Zealand workplaces and how people can respond to it.
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The Young Workers Toolbox - 01-08-2018
The Young Workers Toolbox covers all the employment issues you young workers can think of. This week: Mental health is not treated the same as physical safety in our workplaces. How can we ensure our mental wellbeing is given the same gravity as our physical health? We’ve got a few ideas…
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The Young Workers Toolbox - 25-07-2018
The Young Workers Toolbox covers all the employment issues you young workers can think of. This week:
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The Young Workers Toolbox - 18-07-2018
The Young Workers Toolbox covers all the employment issues you young workers can think of. This week: What makes a good boss? Free scones at morning tea? Employment gurus Tony and Mel discuss the attributes they believe make a top notch employer.
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The Young Workers Toolbox - 11-07-2018
Why is everyone on strike lately? How does a strike even work? Is it legal? This episode we natter about why workers go on strike, when they are allowed to do it, and how you actually go about it.
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The Young Workers Toolbox - 04-07-2018
What is life like for millennials? Is it possible to have a job where you feel good about the impact you’re making? We chat to Seed Founder Gemma Major about the challenges and opportunities of living in the Waikato for young people and the growing trend of social enterprise as space for millennials to find meaningful employment.
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The Young Workers Toolbox - episode 10 - 20-06-2018
The Young Workers Toolbox covers all the employment issues you young workers can think of.
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The Young Workers Toolbox - episode 09 - 13-06-2018
Do we value people’s lives in the workplace? When should you take a mental health day? Who makes sure our workplaces don’t kill us? We chat to Stand Up (Youth Union Movement) convenor Heather Warren about workplace health and safety and try to navigate around that ‘she’ll be right’ culture that plagues workplaces around New Zealand. Plus, should mental health be treated with the same importance as physical health?
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The Young Workers Toolbox - episode 08 - 06-06-2018
Mediation is the best way to resolve workplace disputes that have got out of hand, but what is involved? How do I access it? Do I have to wear a tie? We’re joined by expert mediator Hinemoa Dixon to help de-mystify the important legal process.
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The Young Workers Toolbox - episode 07 - 30-05-2018
The Young Workers Toolbox covers all the employment issues you young workers can think of.
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The Young Workers Toolbox - episode 06 - 23-05-2018
How do you prepare for a job interview? What do you say in your cover letter? How many referees should you have on your CV? And… do you get bereavement leave when your pet cat Felix dies? This episode we’re talking CVs and job preparation.
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