Latest news from Careers NZ — jobs on skills shortage lists, primary industries opportunities, CVs

November 5, 2020

Free career advice service now available

An over-the-phone service offering free personalised career guidance from qualified professionals is now available. There are also career advice pop-ups in locations throughout New Zealand until March 2021. The service is designed to support job seekers in taking the next steps into work or study.

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Range of job opportunities in the primary industries

Not all jobs in vineyards, forests and seas are labour-based. The primary industry covers a range of jobs that your learners may not have considered.

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How to create a professional CV

Our step-by-step guide and template makes it easy for learners to create an effective CV that employers will want to read.

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Jobs in skill shortage

Skill shortages happen when employers find it hard to get staff with the right skills for the job.

Knowing which jobs are in skill shortage can help your learners choose the best job option or decide what subjects to study.

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Inspiring the Future

Inspiring the Future

Studies show that New Zealand students have narrow ideas about their future and often have stereotypical ideas about who can do different jobs.

You can help by showing them what careers are out there.

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