Get free career advice

Call 0800 601 301 to talk to a career expert.

Talk to a career expert over the phone

You can get advice from a professional career expert for free.

They can help you to:

  • make a personalised career plan
  • gain confidence
  • find work or training.

Call us for more information or to book your first session. We are here from 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday.

Visit a career advice pop-up

There are career advice pop-ups in locations across New Zealand from October 2020 to June 2021.

Visit a local pop-up on a weekday to get:

  • quick advice from a career expert
  • resources to help you plan your career and look for a job
  • more information about the over-the-phone career advice service.

See below for a schedule of career advice pop-up dates and locations.

Visit a career advice event

Free career advice will be available from career experts at various community events across New Zealand from January to June 2021.

  • Raglan career event at Raglan Community House on 10 April. 

See below for further details about these career advice events.

"I found our meetings really informative and useful. I've learnt how to structure my CV and cover letter to fit today's professional environment."
  Career advice customer

Get help with

Looking for job opportunities
Writing and updating CVs and cover letters
Exploring training and study options
Preparing for job interviews

Dates of career advice pop-ups and events

Career pop-up details

Most pop-ups are open weekdays 9am to 5pm.

Auckland
Dates: Thursdays from 1 April to 25 June 2021
Locations: Mangere Connected Site, 93 Mascot Avenue, Mangere
                 Papakura Connected Site, 20/22 Queen St, Papakura
                 Takapuna Connected Site, 519 Lake Road, Takapuna
Hawke's Bay
Dates: 10 March to 25 June 2021
Location: Flaxmere Connected Site, 8 Swansea Road, Flaxmere
Times: Wednesdays 9.30am to 5pm 
Manawatu
Dates: Until 25 June 2021
Location: MSD Fielding, 110-114 Manchester St, Fielding
Times:Thursdays 9am to 1pm
Dates: 6 April to 25 June 2021
Location:MSD Marton, 238-248 Broadway, Marton
Times: Thursdays 9am to 1pm
Queenstown
Dates: April 22-23, April 29-30,May 13-14, May 27-28, June 10-11, June 24-25
Location: Queenstown Connected, Ground Floor, Building 11, Remarkables Park Town Centre, Frankton, Queenstown
Times: Please email Connected Queenstown to book: connectedqueenstown@msd.govt.nz
Southland
Dates: 18 January to 25 June 2021
Location: Invercargill Connected Site, 33 Gala Street, Invercargill
Times: Tuesdays 9am to 5pm and Wednesdays 9.30am to 5pm
Waikato
Dates: 9 February to 16 April 2021
Location: Dinsdale Connected Site, 35 Whatawhata Road, Dinsdale Shopping Centre, Hamilton
Times: Tuesday afternoons, all day Wednesday 9.30am to 5pm, Thursday afternoons

Dates: 9 February to 16 April 2021
Location: Five Cross Roads Connected Site, 5 Fifth Ave, Hamilton
Times: Tuesday mornings, Thursday mornings

Dates: 23 February to 30 April 2021
Location: Te Papanui Enderley Community Centre, 66 Tennyson Road, Enderley, Hamilton
Times: Tuesdays and Thursdays 10am to 3pm

Career event details

Waikato
Date: 10 April 2021
Location: Raglan career events, Raglan Community House, 45 Bow Street, Raglan
Time: 9am to 12pm