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Raukawa Paama – plumbing apprentice

Raukawa Paama fixes a bathroom sink

Raukawa Paama talks about her plumbing apprenticeship and why she thinks more women should get into a trade.


How to get a job after prison or a criminal conviction

A new employee and their manager shaking hands

Tips for finding work if you have a criminal record.


5 surprising careers in construction

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Here are five jobs in construction that could change your ideas about the industry.  


Career skills you learn as a parent

A parent working on her laptop with a young child on her lap

Employers value parenting skills.


Job of the month – quantity surveyor

Job of the month - orange

Download an infographic exploring key facts about quantity surveyors to share with your clients and learners.


From parent to worker – how to manage the change

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

Tips on how to return to work after time spent parenting.


How to get a job with gaps in your CV

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What to do if you’re applying for a job but have breaks in your paid work.

 


NCEA compared with School C and Bursary

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How is NCEA different from School Certificate and Bursary qualifications?


Help your young person improve their literacy and numeracy skills

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Young people with good literacy and numeracy skills have more career options when they leave school.


How to ace a video job interview

A businessperson doing a video job interview

Tips on how to prepare for a video interview and get the job.