Change your career in 2020

Change your career in 2020

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Stuck? Want to stay relevant in the job market or earn more? Now's the perfect time to change your career.


Get ready to change your career

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Your skills are needed

Find out if you're a good fit for the types of skills Manpower tells us employers need.


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Top 10 skills and jobs employers want

  • Skilled trades - like electricians
  • Sales representatives
  • Engineers
  • Health care professionals, like nurses
  • Technicians, like quality controllers
  • Professionals, like project managers
  • Drivers
  • Teachers
  • Managers
  • Information technology experts

What employers want
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Know your skills
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Check out jobs in demand

Explore more jobs

How your transferable skills can work for you

The skills you have now could help you step up a level and get more pay.


Discover the different skills needed at Moana
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Your transferable skills can take you anywhere

A lack of experience is not always a barrier to a new job - you may already have the skills.

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A new career could change your life

Getting qualifications can lead to big changes in your pay. You can also boost your well being doing a job you enjoy.


Fees Free success story, Tupou Sopoaga
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How a career change can benefit you

Thinking about a change of career? Benefits could include improvements to your mental health, skillset and pay.

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Find your dream job

Empower yourself to get your goals

How to build your confidence by taking short steps towards your new career.

Never give up, keep pushing forward. You're going to come across road blocks and speed bumps. You just have to persevere, be consistent and work hard. Nothing is going to be given to you in this life, you have to work hard and you have to be consistent.


David Letele (Brown Buttabean)

Boxer and Life coach

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Build confidence to make a career change

Tips to make the decision to change careers easier.

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How to remove blocks to the career you want

Solutions to the problems that stop you changing your career.

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John Pulu, Dave Letele & Jordan Maeataanoa share their journey
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Success regardless of stereotypes
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Get inspired, take action

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How to stick to your goal of getting a new job

How to avoid distractions and take action towards your goals.

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Network into a job with the perfect elevator pitch

Create your elevator pitch – a  summary of what you can offer an employer. 

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Making a career change

Follow Amy's career swap from teaching to engineering.

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