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Conversation tips for subject choice time

Conversation tips

We've got some conversation tips to help you support your young person to make the best subject choices for their future career.


Why it’s important to take STEM subjects

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Learn more about the subjects that can take your young person anywhere from building bridges to creating beauty products.


Choices if your school has limited subjects

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Discover how to access the subjects needed for your young person’s future career if their school doesn’t offer the right ones.


Use Subject Matcher to help find your ideal job

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With Subject Matcher you can see how the NCEA subjects your young person chooses can influence their possible career path.


Match subjects to jobs in demand for future success

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Our guide to choosing subjects that will give your young person the right skills to get into jobs in demand in New Zealand.


What skills do employers really want from young people?

Q&A with Careers NZ

Continuing our Q & A series – answering questions from parents about their children's work and learning choices.


Going for a job interview? Just be yourselfie

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Applying for jobs or going for a job interview? Our advice: just be yourselfie. Find out why it's important to be courageous and true to yourself.


Exciting careers in the primary industries inspire rangatahi

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A visit to a milk powder processing site opens up primary industries career ideas for rangatahi.


myGPS helping Ara students to be work-ready

Ara's roadmap of the eight key focus areas to employability (Image courtesy of Ara)

Find out how Ara Institute of Canterbury develops the employability skills of its students.


Helping people find a way through life’s difficulties

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Empathy, the ability to listen and a thick skin help psychologist Rita Csako help her clients.