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Student Loans in New Zealand — What You Need to Know
February 11, 2022
Student loans can help cover your course fees, study materials, and living costs. Here’s our guide to how the loan works, who is eligible, and how to apply.
8 Questions to Ask Yourself at a Job Interview to Help You Spot Toxic Management
January 19, 2022
If there is one thing that’s guaranteed to make even a dream job into a nightmare, it’s toxic management culture. Here are some questions to help you spot toxic management at the job interview stage.
4 Tips for Dealing with Anxiety at Work
November 10, 2021
Anxiety comes to us often in our most stressful moments. Hear from an expert on 4 things you can do today to help manage your anxiety.
Is Your CV Being Overlooked By an Applicant Tracking System (ATS)?
October 26, 2021
What exactly is an applicant tracking system and could potential employers be missing your CV submission because of it? Learn more in this blog.
Why Your Personal Brand Matters More Now Than Ever
October 20, 2021
What’s a personal brand and should you think about yours? Personal Branding expert Jo Martin deep dives into why you need to start thinking about building your personal brand in today's competitive world.
Is WFH Really That Good?
October 16, 2021
While it was a necessity during the midst of the pandemic, employees are now faced with the choice of working from home or at the office. Would WFH benefit you?
5 Tips for Transitioning Back to the Office After Working From Home
October 9, 2021
Many New Zealanders will be going back to the office after working at home for weeks (or even months) which can be stressful. We offer a few tips to help you successfully make the transition back to your office.
So, Tell Me About Yourself: How to Answer This Question in Your Job Interview
October 5, 2021
If you're set to have a job interview in the near future, you'll most likely be asked ''tell me about yourself''. Here's how to nail your answer!
How to Get Your Voice Heard as a Women at Work
September 28, 2021
Speaking up at work can be challenging when you are a woman but what steps can you take to overcome this challenge? We speak with an expert to find out.
Why You Should Bring Your Pet to the Office
September 25, 2021
With many animal lovers missing their furry friends on their return to the office, the trend for companies to offer pet-friendly environments is growing.
10 Signs You’re Selling Yourself Short In Your Career
September 20, 2021
It’s important to learn the signs that you’re selling yourself short in your career— from not asking for a raise to doing badly on job interviews.
How to Use the STAR Method to Nail Your Job Interview
September 17, 2021
You’ve scored an interview for a great job, and you know you have what it takes to perform in the role. Now you just need to prove it to the interviewer!
40 Inspirational Quotes For a Great Day at Work
September 13, 2021
Here are a few helpful quotes to read and absorb, whatever challenge the day might be throwing at you.
Why Workplace Diversity Is Important
September 10, 2021
Workplace diversity is a hotly debated topic in today’s world and a lot of thought has gone into how to achieve workplace diversity, but less often do we ask the question “Why is workplace diversity so important?”
7 Great Jobs You Can Do From Home
September 6, 2021
Working from home has always been an appealing option for many people and there are now plenty of jobs you can now do without going into an office. We take a look at 7 great jobs you do from your home.
Zoom Meetings: 10 Do's & Don'ts.
September 4, 2021
Zoom meetings have become commonplace in our work and everyday lives. Here are our top 10 tips for zoom etiquette, as well as some extra tips on avoiding zoom burnout.
6 Personality Tests to Help You Find the Right Career
August 31, 2021
One way to find out a bit more about what really makes you tick is to take a personality test. Here are 6 personality tests that we think are worth checking out.
How To Make Freelancing Work For You: 8 Tips And Tricks For a Better (Side) Hustle
August 28, 2021
Working from home as a freelancer can be rewarding, but the job can also have its downsides, especially if you’re new to freelancing.
Cover Letter Examples to Win You that Job Interview
August 24, 2021
Writing a great cover letter is a vital skill for a job hunter. While there are some useful rules of thumb when you’re crafting one, it’s not a one-size-fits-all affair,
Relocating to Auckland for Work
August 16, 2021
Love the big city life but enjoy the outdoors as well? Auckland might be just the place for you to move for work.
10 Tips to Ace Your Salary Negotiation
August 9, 2021
Asking for a pay rise or negotiating a higher salary for a new job can be extremely nerve-wracking. In this article, we share some tips on how to get the salary you want and deserve.
8 Perks for Working Parents to Seek Out
August 3, 2021
All working parents know that balancing work and family life can be a challenge. The great news is that New Zealand offers some solid benefits to help make working parents’ lives more manageable.
8 Tips for Successful Job Seeking When You Have Depression
July 29, 2021
According to the Ministry of Health, one in five New Zealand adults is diagnosed with a mood or anxiety disorder. If you're struggling with the hard graft of job seeking, here are some practical tips to help you persevere and succeed.
45 Questions to Ask in a Job Interview
July 22, 2021
Asking the right questions in a job interview is essential for determining if the position is right for you. Here are 45 key questions to consider.
How to Write a Cover Letter: Step by Step Guide
July 7, 2021
Here we'll help you write an effective cover letter for a job application that shows your relevant skills and how suitable you are for a position.
The Job of Project Manager: What Do You Do?
June 22, 2021
A Project Manager is a varied and important role for any orgaisation. We hear from Callum Thompson who is a Project Manager at Auckland International Airport to learn more about what it is he does.
9 Tips for Making a Successful Career Change
June 9, 2021
Making a career change can be stressful and challenging. We're here to help ensure it's a total success with these 9 tips.
I Quit! How to Write the Perfect Resignation Letter
May 26, 2021
When quitting a job, you don't want to burn any bridges. Here’s our guide to writing a respectful yet impactful resignation letter.
9 Common Job Interview Questions You Should Be Prepared to Answer
May 13, 2021
Nailing a job interview starts with the right prep work. Get started with these 9 common interview questions you should be prepared to answer.
How to Justify a Gap in Your CV at a Job Interview
April 28, 2021
Gaps in employment happen to everybody. But they can be hard to explain at a job interview. Get our top job interview tips and how to explain your gap here.
The Top 10 Startups to Work for in Auckland
April 20, 2021
Auckland's startup sector is booming. 2021's list of the 10 best startups to work for in Auckland is a mix of hyper-growth tech companies and creative startups.
7 Major Warning Signs of Burnout
April 13, 2021
Burnout is a genuine and often overlooked problem. Learn about the seven significant warning signs of burnout here.
What Are Your Strengths and Weaknesses? Answering the Question for Job Interviews
April 7, 2021
Are you wondering how to answer the dreaded interview question: what are your strengths and weaknesses? Read this guide today.
5 Key Things Startups Look for in Job Applicants
April 3, 2021
Startups want more than just work history and a degree from job applicants. Find the key traits here.
How Do You Work With Someone You Hate?
March 26, 2021
Workplace issues, like working with someone you hate, affect many people and can be troublesome to navigate. How do you work with someone you don't like?
How To Attract Top Tech Talent to Your Company
March 20, 2021
Recruiting top tech talent is tough. We talk with a tech recruiter to find out what candidates expect from employers and what steps companies can take to attract top tech talent to their teams.
Losing Your Job: 9 Tips for Overcoming Job Loss
March 17, 2021
Losing your job can feel like the end of the world, but it doesn't have to be. Read on to learn how to overcome job loss and bounce back.
5 Job Interview Questions That Will Help You Understand a Company's Culture
February 24, 2021
Job interview questions go both ways, so don't miss the opportunity to learn about a company's culture, assess their values, and see how well you'd fit in.
6 Tips for Creating a Stand-Out LinkedIn Profile
February 17, 2021
Use these helpful tips to create a LinkedIn profile that reflects your professional and academic achievements, so you can stand out and get noticed fast.
Working in London: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly
February 8, 2021
Every year thousands of Kiwis travel to the UK for their OE. Here's one kiwi's experience of living and working in London.
10 Benefits of Working for a Startup
February 4, 2021
Working at a Startup can be a great career move and there are many benefits of working for one. We identify 10 benefits of working for a startup.
Internships: Are They Right for You?
November 12, 2020
Do you really need to do an internship? We take a closer look at the benefits of Internships and if they are the right move for you.
Student Job Search Review
November 9, 2020
Find out how Student Job Search works and the pros and cons of using the site to find a job.
The 3 Best Features to Help You Find a Job on Seek NZ
November 5, 2020
We identify the 3 best features on Seek NZ to help New Zealand job seekers find their next job.
The 5 Best Free Online Courses in New Zealand
October 26, 2020
We have put together a list of the 5 best free online courses that will not only help you upskill but also make your CV stand out to employers.
How to Maximise your JobNow Profile
October 21, 2020
Everything you need to know about creating a JobNow CV and using it to find your next job.
Your Guide to Surviving in Auckland on a Student Budget
October 19, 2020
From discovering the city's affordable gems to finding a part-time job, we have the insider tips to make your student life simpler.