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Top 10 most popular jobs of 2020

Infographic: Top 10 jobs 2020

The top 10 most searched jobs on careers.govt.nz in 2020 have a strong focus on service roles.


Great results from the Direct Career Service

Infographic: survey on direct career service pop-ups, overall experience rated 4.8 stars out of five, 96% of people found it easy to access support

Job seekers are finding success with free advice from career experts.


From deckhand to skipper - Vaun's story

Vaun Williams smiles at the camera

How Vaun Williams stepped up from scrubbing the decks to running the whole ship.


Finding new work after 20 years in tourism

Hayley Kowalak

Hayley Kowalak changed careers after her losing her job because of COVID-19.


Find jobs through Facebook

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Facebook is a great platform for job hunting.


Move from redundancy to being your own boss

A woman sits at a desk smiling. In her hand is a mobile phone, in front of her is a laptop. She is working.

Start your own business and discover a new way of working.


Retrain for free with TTAF

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Now could be the right time to retrain for a new job.


Wide range of jobs available in the public sector

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Roles for public servants are varied and rewarding.


How to become a teacher

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Study to become a teacher and share knowledge with future generations.


Staying positive through redundancy

Kirsty Whalen

Kristy Whalen’s experience of redundancy during the COVID-19 pandemic