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What to do if your young person didn’t get the NCEA results they wanted

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Find out how to help your young person if they didn’t get the NCEA results they wanted or needed.


Didn’t get the NCEA results you wanted?

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If you didn’t get the NCEA results you wanted, we’ve got some tips to help you.


Teaching about social media and job hunting

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Classroom activities for secondary school students to understand the impact of social media on job hunting.


My daughter needs to plan her gap year

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


Top 10 jobs of 2019

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Check out the 10 jobs we predict will be in demand in 2019.


What were the job trends of 2018?

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Explore job trends, check out which jobs are in shortage, and find out the most popular jobs on careers.govt.nz this year.


Network into a job with the perfect elevator pitch

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Learn how to create your elevator pitch – a spoken summary of the experience and skills you can offer an employer. 


If you’re job hunting it’s time to clean up your social media

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Find out how to use social media as a tool to get jobs.


Boost in confidence helps Bijal find a job

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An email that arrived at just the right time brought Bijal D'souza to Work Connect – and a new job.


Tech leader wants internship system for IT graduates

NZTech CEO Graeme Muller

Employers can help IT students get into the tech sector by creating more work experience opportunities.