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Should you put communication skills on your CV?

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Stand out from the crowd with different ways of showing employers you have good communication skills.


Give time, grow career prospects and inspire others during Student Volunteer Week

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Check out how Student Volunteer Week is not only an ideal time to give back to your community but also a chance to increase your career opportunities.


Performance reviews a time to shine

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Performance reviews are the time to demonstrate your value to your employer. We've got some advice on how to make them work to your advantage.


Keeping school students motivated

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


What employability skills do rangatahi need to succeed?

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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.


Take a voyage of discovery to find a great career

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Getting involved in a range of projects can land you an ace job like Amanda Wood, whose role as head of product at Trade Me motors keeps her on her toes. 


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 Ellingham landed her perfect role co-ordinating people as Product Manager for Trade Me property - though she started out in a less than perfect job! 


Break through the IT barrier

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Grace Benedek-Rooney's passion for technology helped her overcome the stereotype of IT being just for men.


Are you energised by rapid technological change?

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If new technology is exciting rather than daunting to you, and you're a practical creative type, then you'll probably identify with Trade Me's Josh Borthwick in his roles as head of advertising and sustainability champion. 


The hidden job market

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.