Information About The Marketplace
Job Search Strategies
Advertised Jobs in Specific Sectors
Considering Self Employment
INFORMATION ABOUT THE MARKETPLACE
Will a career aptitude test help you decide what you should do with your life?
Why are they so appealing? Do they actually help us figure out what to do with our lives or find our dream job? If this is a question that you are pondering then read this blog written by Sophie Miller on the Escape the City blog.
The website for Careers NZ. Jobs Database takes you to an extensive list of accurate job descriptions found in the New Zealand marketplace.
The Princeton Review
A US site for school leavers and graduates. Also has a brief "Day in the Life of" description of a wide range of jobs.
Robert Walters Salary Data or the Hays Recruiting Salary Guide . Google both sites for downloadable access. Updated annually.
Ideo is an award-winning global design firm that takes a human-centered, design-based approach to helping organizations in the public and private sectors innovate and grow.
An enormous site of digital slideshow ideas across all industries - - www.slideshare.net
Formerly Jobseeker.co.nz www.nz.jora.com
My Job Space
Global Career Link
Great service to access if you are a young professional in New Zealand wanting to get to the front of the job seeker queue in the UK or Australia.
Job vacancies and advice on careers in local government in New Zealand.
Job vacancy website for the New Zealand Government
Here you will find jobs in Australia if you are looking to move.
JOB SEARCH STRATEGIES
The New Way to Work
An excellent 16 min TedTalk which will help you to think about a new way to find work by Charlie Hoehn - link
Getting a first job
Tips from career specialist Jim Bright - video
Everything I Knew about the College Job Hunt Was WRONG
Universal excellent advice to school leavers and graduates anywhere - link
Top 10 telephone tips for calling about a job
From CareerFAQs - link
Sound advice written by Career Dynamic about how to successfully interview for a job - download
Optimising your profile - link1 link2
ADVERTISED JOBS IN SPECIFIC SECTORS
Under “How to get a job” use “Job vacancy and recruitment websites” to access an extensive range of link sites.
Agriculture and horticulture
Automotive and transport
Engineering, industrial and manufacturing
Health and community
Hospitality and tourism
Retail World Resources - job vacancy website in the retail industry
Information technology and telecommunications
CONSIDERING SELF EMPLOYMENT
Everything to do with home businesses
Franchise New Zealand
The “Buy Your Own Business” site
Resources from New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development
New Zealand Trade and Enterprise
Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED)
Local councils typically provide free advice and support for businesses.