Information About The Marketplace
Job Search
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.
 http://blog.escapethecity.org/2015/05/08/career-aptitude-test-decide-life/


CareersNZ
www.careers.govt.nz
The website for Careers NZ. Jobs Database takes you to an extensive list of accurate job descriptions found in the New Zealand marketplace.  
 
O*Net online
http://www.onetonline.org/find
  • This US website has comprehensive links to Careers, Industry groups, Bright Job Outlook, New and Emerging Jobs, and the Green Economy Sector.  It also includes Hollands codes. 
 
Prospects
www.prospects.ac.uk
  • A British site.  Jobs and Work Experience provides approximately 650 job descriptions. 
  • A very comprehensive list of degrees and job opportunities for new graduates.  Look under jobs and work experience / Types of jobs. - link
 
The Princeton Review
http://www.princetonreview.com/careers.aspx
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 2015
Scroll down – NZ is on pages  273 to 298 - link
 
Hays Recruiting – Salary Guide 2014
To receive a free pdf copy of the Hays Salary Guide for 2014, you need to provide your details and the guide will be emailed to you - link
 
 
Kompass   http://nz.kompass.com
  • Business Profiles of New Zealand's Top 100/500 etc Companies. 
 
IDEO
www.ideo.com
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.
 
Slideshare
An enormous site of digital slideshow ideas across all industries -  - www.slideshare.net

JOB SEARCH
 
Jora NZ
Formerly Jobseeker.co.nz  www.nz.jora.com
 
Seek 
www.seek.co.nz                     
 
Trademe
www.trademe.co.nz 


My Job Space
www.myjobspace.co.nz

 
Global Career Link
www.globalcareerlink.com
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.  
  • Specialises in finance, accounting, banking, IT, law, marketing & communications, human resources, engineering and teaching roles.  
  • Enables you to be 100% ready to work in your destination job market on arrival.   They offer a Resource Centre, Job Portal and Marketing Support services.
 
Career Jet 
www.careerjet.co.nz
A selection of jobs, trainee roles and internships. 
 
Local Government Careers
www.lgcareers.co.nz
Job vacancies and advice on careers in local government in New Zealand.
 
Jobs.govt.nz
www.jobs.govt.nz
Job vacancy website for the New Zealand Government
 
One Shift
www.oneshift.com.au
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
 
Interviewing Tools
Sound advice written by Career Dynamic about how to successfully interview for a job - download


LinkedIn 
Optimising your profile - link1  link2
 
 
ADVERTISED JOBS IN SPECIFIC SECTORS
 
CareersNZ
www.careers.govt.nz
Under “How to get a job” use “Job vacancy and recruitment websites” to access an extensive range of link sites.  

Agriculture and horticulture
www.fonterra.com/fencepost/jobs
 
Defence Careers
www.defencecareers.mil.nz
 
Automotive and transport
www.automotiveemployment.co.nz
 
Creative
www.thebigidea.co.nz/work
 
Engineering, industrial and manufacturing
www.trsrecruit.com/jobs
 
Health and community
www.fitnz.co.nz
www.healthjobsnz.co.nz
 
Hospitality and tourism
www.hospotrade.co.nz/Jobs
www.tourism.net.nz/jobs/tourism-hospitality-and-travel-jobs
 
Retail
www.rwr.co.nz
Retail World Resources -  job vacancy website in the retail industry
 
Information technology and telecommunications
www.candle.co.nz
www.ocg.co.nz/technology


 
CONSIDERING SELF EMPLOYMENT
 
BizBuzz
www.homebizbuzz.co.nz
Everything to do with home businesses
 
Franchise New Zealand 
www.franchise.co.nz
The “Buy Your Own Business” site
 
Business.govt.nz
www.business.govt.nz
Resources from New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development
 
New Zealand Trade and Enterprise
www.nzte.govt.nz
 
Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) 
www.aucklandnz.com/business
Local councils typically provide free advice and support for businesses.