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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.


How to handle your first year of work

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Welcome to the first in our series on your first year of work, where you'll find tips on how to make your first year a great success.


3 ways to impress when you apply for a job

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If you're applying for jobs, use our ultimate job guide to make your application stand out with a knockout CV and brilliant cover letter.


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.


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.


Five steps to land the job of your dreams

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We’ve put together the ultimate job guide to help you on your job hunting quest.