Creating New Zealand work-ready employees with Work Connect

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Work Connect is a Migrant Futures career coaching and employment mentoring programme to help international students and skilled migrants find work in the Auckland area.

Health careers to start your heart

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If the thought of a calm, quiet and routine nine-to-five job makes your heart sink, a health career could be perfect for you.

Rutherford and Bond Toyota gives students hands-on learning with Work Inspiration

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Rutherford and Bond Toyota recently gave students a taste of the world of work as part of the employer-led Work Inspiration programme, supported by Careers New Zealand. The programme gives students valuable insights into how a business runs, and helps prepare them for work.

Big industry player developing tomorrow’s workforce

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New Zealand’s single largest car sales and service provider, Toyota New Zealand, endorses the value of giving young people opportunities to experience the world of work and explore career pathways within the automotive industry. 

Tips and tools to help your teen decide where to next after school

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The end of the final year at school can be a stressful time for your teen, as they decide what to do when they leave school. We understand that as a parent you want to support and guide your teen through this stage of their lives as best you can. We’ve put together a dedicated resource hub where you can find all sorts of tips, tools and advice.

What employability skills do rangatahi need to succeed?

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Did you know there’s 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 in to the skills they need from our young people.

Bringing maximum inspiration with the new Oompher web series

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Meet Charlie Camp, a female building apprentice by day and rock-star drummer by night who is smashing stereotypes in the building industry.

Migrants get ready to join the workforce with Work Connect

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Work Connect is an Auckland-based, 10-hour career coaching and employment mentoring programme run by Careers New Zealand.

Busting three common trades myths

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Do you assume that all jobs in the trades are dirty, dead-end and only for men? We've busted these three common myths about the trades and services industry!

Three creative ways to land a job

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Employers can receive hundreds of applications from a single ad, so you'll need to think creatively to get your CV to the top of the pile.