It takes the right person with the right attitude to succeed in the trades. Someone with grit, determination and endurance. These are the kinds of strengths that women have and that the industry needs.
Like Holly Roberts from Painter Girl & Co in Tauranga – Holly went from 12 years of hospitality as a head chef to her painting and decorating apprenticeship.
If you’re a woman interested in the trades, read how local women are doing it or register for The BCITO & Mitre 10 Building Women night to meet them and employers in person.
Got the right strengths for the trades? Buildingwomen.nz
Most Kiwis are entitled to five days of sick leave a year, but some - often those in lower paid jobs - get less.
New Zealand’s minimum sick leave allowance is one of the lowest in the OECD. In Australia they get 10 days, in most European countries it’s even more.
Should Kiwis be entitled to more sick leave?
To read more, click here.
58.6% Yes, five days is not enough58.6% Complete
13.4% No, I never use mine up anyway13.4% Complete
28.1% Entitlement should be assessed on a case-by-case basis28.1% Complete
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