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Break through the IT barrier

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Grace Benedek-Rooney's passion for technology helped her overcome the stereotype of IT being just for men.


The hidden job market

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Job vacancy websites and recruitment agencies can only get you so far in your job search. Here's our tips on how to break into the hidden job market.


3 ways to impress when you apply for a job

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If you're applying for jobs, use our ultimate job guide to make your application stand out with a knockout CV and brilliant cover letter.


3 creative ways to land a job

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Employers can receive hundreds of applications from a single ad, so you'll need to think creatively to get your CV to the top of the pile.


How to show your positive attitude to employers

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Employers say they like to hire people with positive attitudes. They rate this employability skill so highly that you have a good chance of getting a job if you’re enthusiastic, even if you don’t quite have the required experience.


What 6 common interview questions actually mean

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We give you suggestions on how to answer the six most common questions in an interview, so you win that job.


Kickstart your career journey with an organisation that's right for you

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If, like Mike Berry, you struggle to work out what you want to do, you can read about the steps he took to solve his dilemma and land a super special technical role as delivery manager with Trade Me Motors. 


Work Connect key to getting a job for Fahad Zubair

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Find out how our Work Connect programme helped Fahad Zubair get a job in New Zealand.


Interview tip – how to answer the Treaty of Waitangi question

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How to answer questions relating to the Treaty of Waitangi in a job interview.


Impress employers with your strong thinking skills

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Find out how to let employers know you have great thinking skills by showing them that you can solve problems, form opinions and have new ideas.