Report by: Lincoln Tan, the New Zealand Herald’s diversity, ethnic affairs and immigration senior reporter.
Tuesday Feb 14, 2017
Despite having a better work ethic, refugee and immigrant millennials (RIM) still struggle to get good jobs in New Zealand, a study has found.
A “RIM @ work” study by AUT University Professor of Diversity Edwina Pio conducted 150 conversations and interviews with high-level managers, focus groups with millennials and parents and educators.
It found that RIMs had a “different” work ethic – they tended to take fewer sickies and breaks, and were not clock-watchers. Continue reading