Website updates

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Since June 2017, we have been making rolling improvements to our website and suite of free online career-planning tools.

Learn te reo Māori to improve your career chances


Learning another language is good for your brain, but did you know it's also good for your career? 

How to choose good referees when job hunting

Work experience supervisors make good referees

Advice on choosing the right referee to help you get that job.

myBCITO can help your students get into the building and construction industry

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myBCITO can help teachers get their students work ready for a career in building and construction.

If your young person is interested in building and construction myBCITO can help

Student and stonemason BCITO WEB

New digital portal myBCITO helps young people get into the booming building and construction industry. 


7 steps to stop NCEA study stress

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Seven useful steps on getting organised to get through NCEA exam study stress.

How to get paid what you're worth

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Want to get paid what you're worth? Here's how to negotiate the salary you deserve.

How to find work experience in the tech sector

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Work experience in the tech sector can be hard to get, but here are some options you can try.

Can my daughter get her first year of trade training fees-free?

Green QA

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

How to soothe your job interview nerves

Job interview nerves

Do job interviews make you cringe with nerves? Here’s how to soothe your interview anxiety.