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How to show your positive attitude to employers

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Employers say they like to hire people with positive attitudes. They rate this employability skill so highly that you have a good chance of getting a job if you’re enthusiastic, even if you don’t quite have the required experience.


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.


School’s back and my son wants out

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


Kickstart your career journey with an organisation that's right for you

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If, like Mike Berry, you struggle to work out what you want to do, you can read about the steps he took to solve his dilemma and land a super special technical role as delivery manager with Trade Me Motors. 


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 look for work in New Zealand

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Discover the best ways to look for jobs in New Zealand and develop your job search strategy using different approaches.


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 approach a New Zealand employer for a job

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Understanding New Zealand (Kiwi) culture and knowing how to talk to employers will help you make the most of job opportunities when they happen.


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.