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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.


Give fruit picking a go!

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


How to choose good referees when job hunting

Work experience supervisors make good referees

Tips 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.


Creating New Zealand work-ready employees with Work Connect

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Find out how Work Connect is helping international students and skilled migrants prepare for the New Zealand job market.


You’re not alone in your job search with Work Connect

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Find out how our Work Connect programme helped Bassant Taha get a job in New Zealand.


Dream IT job achieved with the help of Work Connect

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Find out how our Work Connect programme helped Malaysian IT professional Rebecca Ng get a job in New Zealand.