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Show employers that to get the job, you want to learn

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Changes in technology are rapid these days, so a willingness to learn and adapt is what employers need from new hires.


Top tips to prepare for a successful job interview

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If a new job is on the cards for you this year, doing some groundwork will set you up for success. Planning is particularly important for the interview process.


Live, laugh, share – volunteer

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Volunteering creates positive change in our society and is also good for developing your skills and exploring job possibilities.


Resilience skills top of employers' wish list for new hires

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Strong resilience skills are good for business.


How to convince employers you’re a team player

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Tips to convince employers you're a team player so your CV won't get overlooked.


Self-management skills key to securing that job

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Keeping calm under pressure is a vital self-management skill that employers respect. Find out how to show employers you are in control so you can get or keep that job.


Auckland pilot cements Work Connect roll out

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More than 200 skilled migrants and international students have benefited from Work Connect – now the programme is heading to other main centres.


Why are these 7 skills so important to employers?

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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 young person'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.