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From parent to worker – how to manage the change

A father looks at a laptop while holding a child on his lap

Get tips on how to tackle returning to work after parental leave.


How teachers can help cut NZ skill shortages

Trade teacher article

Six steps teachers can take to help reduce New Zealand’s skill shortages.


Research your way into a new job

Job research

We show you how researching employers before an interview can get you the job.


Seven tips for your first week at work

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Stressing about starting your first job? We’ve got some tips to make your first week at work a smashing success.


He rauemi hei āwhina i tō whakanui i Te Wiki o te Reo Māori

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Career resources to celebrate Te Wiki o te Reo Māori – Māori language week, 10-16 September 2018.


COMET Auckland gets young stars workplace-ready

Young male student smiles at the camera

Find out how COMET Auckland is getting young people ready to work.


The gig economy - you don't have to work 9 to 5

gig economy article WEB

If the thought of working a 9 to 5 job makes you break out in a cold sweat then the gig economy might be for you.


How do I find a part-time job for my daughter?

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


Role models can inspire good career decisions

Tamoko Ormsby

People doing work they love make good role models. Here’s how to find inspiring role models for your young person.


Toolkit: Preparing for work

Apprenticeship

Your toolkit to help your young person prepare to leave school and go to work.