Improving career outcomes

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How to find a new job or choose a new career.

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Career inspiration and job hunting support

Choose a vocation for a better future
Choose a vocation for a better future

Discover your future with vocational education and training

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Get free career advice
Get free career advice

Talk to a career expert about your options.

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Help finding a job
Help finding a job

Use our job hunters' toolkit to help you find a job.

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Build your career in construction
Build your career in construction

Explore a wide range of opportunities in our exciting and dynamic construction industry.

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Career tools

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Use our tools to get career ideas, explore study options and create your CV

Take a career quiz to get job ideas

CareerQuest

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Create a CV employers will love

CV Builder

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Get job ideas based on your skills

Skill Matcher

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Match your school subjects to jobs

Subject Matcher

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News and tips

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Infographic: Top 10 jobs 2020
Future of work Top 10 most popular jobs of 2020

The 10 most searched jobs on careers.govt.nz have a focus on service roles.

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Education and training Retrain for free with TTAF

Now could be the right time to retrain for a new job.

Infographic: survey on direct career service pop-ups, overall experience rated 4.8 stars out of five, 96% of people found it easy to access support
How to get a job Great results from the Direct Career Service

Job seekers are finding success with free advice from career experts.

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Announcement Volunteer for Inspiring the Future

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