12 November 2002
Skill shortages inhibit Waitakere
Skill shortages are inhibiting business growth in Waitakere City, research by Work & Income NZ shows. Massey University Albany campus professor Paul Spoonley, Auckland regional director of the labour market dynamics research team, & research manager Eva McLaren have joined 3 government agencies to address the issue. The focus is on on-the-job training & links between education providers & industry, turning from the traditional supply-led model to a demand-led approach.