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Match subjects to jobs in demand for future success

Choosing subjects with elder

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


Dos and don’ts: how to make a good impression in your new job

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If you want to make a good start at a new job, there are some things you should do – and some things you should avoid doing.


What employability skills do rangatahi need to succeed?

Did you know there are some key employability skills that help rangatahi (young people) have a better chance of getting a foot in the door of a Māori business? Māori businesses clue us into the skills they need from our rangatahi.


Some IT jobs need your exceptional people skills

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Can you share your vision and bring others along with you? See how Jessica  landed her perfect role co-ordinating people as Product Manager for Trade Me property - though she started out in a less than perfect job! 


The hidden job market

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Job vacancy websites and recruitment agencies can only get you so far in your job search. Here's our tips on how to break into the hidden job market.


What 6 common interview questions actually mean

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We give you suggestions on how to answer the six most common questions in an interview, so you win that job.


Work Connect key to getting a job for Fahad Zubair

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Find out how our Work Connect programme helped Fahad Zubair get a job in New Zealand.


Help your young person choose a career they'll love

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


Information for migrants: How to apply for a job in New Zealand

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You've found a job you'd like to apply for and it's time to prepare your application. Find out about the different ways to apply.


Information for migrants: How to prepare for an interview in New Zealand

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Find out how to prepare for a New Zealand job interview where you will usually be assessed on your behaviour in previous work situations.