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Why are these 7 skills so important to employers?

Employability skills

How do some people get jobs over others? We tell you about the seven employability skills employers want to see that will get you ahead of the rest.


How can you get experience without a job?

Q & A with Careers NZ

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


I don't know what jobs are out there

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


Setting your sights on an environmentally sustainable career

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Do you want to contribute to a sustainable environment through your work? Check out the multiple green career possibilities in our rapidly changing world.


How to motivate your teen to find a job they’ll love

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


MITO and Toyota NZ see the value of employers getting on board with Work Inspiration

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MITO and Toyota NZ are encouraging employers to get on board with the Work Inspiration programme as it has multiple benefits for both students and employers. 


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.

Is distance learning right for you?

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Studying for a tertiary qualification is a big commitment, so it's important to make sure that the study method you choose is right for you. If you would like to study but are unsure about going to university, distance learning might be a good option. 


Help your child make the right choice for their future

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The end of high school can be a difficult time for students who are trying to navigate their way into a career. As parents, your advice is important but it can be hard to know when to step back and let your child work things out for themselves. Our top tips can help you when your child needs to make a career decision.


Get the most out of university open days

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Going to university is a big decision so it’s important to make sure you have all the information you need to make an informed choice. Open days are a great way to find out everything you need to know.