Get ready to catch those new year job opportunities

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The first months of the new year are busy ones for job seekers. Here are some job hunting tips for finding yourself a new job.


How to stick to your goal of getting a new job

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If your new year resolution is to get a new job, these tips might help you achieve your goal.

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.

Looking for work over summer? Give fruit picking a go!

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The horticulture industry needs 30,000 seasonal workers – could you be one of them?

Learn te reo Māori to improve your career chances


Learning another language is good for your brain, but did you know it's also good for your career? 

How to choose good referees when job hunting

Work experience supervisors make good referees

Advice on choosing the right referee to help you get that job.

How to find work experience in the tech sector

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Work experience in the tech sector can be hard to get, but here are some options you can try.

How to soothe your job interview nerves

Job interview nerves

Do job interviews make you cringe with nerves? Here’s how to soothe your interview anxiety.