Johanna Ryan

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Could Buying a Car be Harder Than Ever Due to Lack of Car Parts?

With Covid still affecting the production of car parts around the world, finding a car to buy could be tougher than ever. The latest victim of Covid has been Toyota cars, with production numbers slashed in the final quarter of 2021. Effects of Covid on Car Manufacturing The Coronavirus crisis has affected individuals, communities, and …

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Will Electric Cars Take Over Petrol Cars with Pending Government Ban?

The government is considering banning cars and vans that run off fuel within the next 30 years. However, petrol cars are not the only problem with our transport system. We need more people to walk, cycle, or use public transport. For those needing a private vehicle, electric cars will likely be the option of choice. …

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Living wage and labour shortage

Is There Really a Labour Shortage Or Are We Just Not Willing to Pay Enough?

There has been plenty of media attention on New Zealand’s labour shortage across the past year. Sparked by the borders closing due to Covid-19, businesses are struggling to find and retain skilled staff. But that may not be the whole story. How many of these companies are willing to pay a living wage to their …

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How Realtors are Using Virtual Tour Technology to Show Buyers Property for Sale

As the Delta variant has well and truly hit New Zealand, we may be able to expect more Covid-19 lockdowns in the near future. Realtors have managed to find a way around this when selling houses. Virtual tours are becoming the norm for many realtors wanting to show buyers property for sale within the parameters …

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With the Current Skills Shortage, Job Seekers Are More in Control Than Ever Before

With tight controls on NZ borders, it doesn’t look like we’ll have an influx of overseas workers anytime soon. In the meantime, the country is experiencing a severe skills shortage in a number of industries. It’s an ideal market for job seekers to find a job right now, as they have more power than ever …

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