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Career development benchmarks inspiring good practice

Teaching careers in the classroom

The alignment of the career development benchmarks with the Education Council’s Practising Teacher Criteria makes it easier to demonstrate how career development practice can be considered as evidence.


New beginnings in New Zealand with Work Connect

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Find out about Work Connect, a programme that shows international students, skilled migrants and their partners how to prepare for the workforce and develop their employability skills.


What skills do employers really want from young people?

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Tips on how to develop employability skills that will increase job opportunities for young people in the future world of work.


Setting your sights on an environmentally sustainable career

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Do you want to contribute to a sustainable environment through your work? Check out the multiple green career possibilities in our rapidly changing world.


How to motivate your teen to find a job they’ll love

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Answering questions from parents about their children's work and learning choices. We give suggestions on how to motivate and support a school leaver to discover their career interests and skills.


Tips to help you deal with job hunt rejection

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If you were interviewed but didn't get the job, don’t be hard on yourself. Check out the tips on how to prepare for, and review, the interview process in our ultimate job guide. 


Top tips to prepare for a successful job interview

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If a new job is on the cards for you this year, doing some groundwork will set you up for success. Planning is particularly important for the interview process.


Three ways to impress when you apply for a job

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If you're applying for jobs, use our ultimate job guide to make your application stand out with a knockout CV and brilliant cover letter.


Five steps to land the job of your dreams in 2017

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It's a new year, and you're probably looking for your first job or for a change. We’ve put together the ultimate job guide to help you on your quest.


We answer the top five questions parents have about NCEA

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As a parent you are likely to be new to the world of NCEA and there’s no denying there’s a lot to learn! Read on – we’re answering the top five NCEA questions we receive from parents.