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Work and Income can help you get a job

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Find out about job hunting support from Work and Income.


How Lisha Wellington found her calling as a home care assistant

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How Lisha Wellington became a home care assistant, and why she loves it.

 


Why teaching is a rewarding career

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Learn why Nathan Crocker became a primary school teacher, and what he loves about it.


What to expect from a building apprenticeship

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Read AJ’s story and find out what it takes to be a building apprentice.


Where do you see yourself in five years?

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Why job interviewers ask 'Where do you see yourself in five years?’ and how you should answer.


Improve your CV by using action words

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Find out about action words and why you should use them in your CV.


Spotlight on Parsons' trait and factor theory

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Use Parsons’ trait and factor theory to guide clients towards a fulfilling career.


Why employers need to engage with school learners

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Talk to schools to find future workers before you get short staffed.


Focusing on sustainability protects the bees and future generations

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See how beekeepers in the food and fibre sector run a sustainable business. 


Dave engineered his way to success by studying while working

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Find out how combining study with work led Dave Pollard to a successful career in roading.