Information that will help you in your job search.
Your CV and Cover Letter
A very important piece of information is your CV and you will need a CV to apply for a job.
If you don’t have a CV then we have developed a CV helper form for you. By printing out and filling in this form you will have all the information that you will need to create your own CV. Click here
for our CV helper form.
Once you have filled in the CV helper form you will want to create your CV. There are many different designs that you could choose from and our Employment Specialists can help you wiht a CV style that fits your needs. Our Speicalists also recommend that you go to the Careers NZ website and they have a CV Builder. Click here
to go to the Careers NZ website.
When you apply for a job you will also need to send a covering letter with your CV. The covering letter will outline who you are, what job you are applying for, and why you would be a good candidate for the job. Click here
for an example of a covering letter.
Looking for a Job
If you are looking for a job then there are several online sites that have a large range of jobs advertised. The biggest two in New Zealand are www.trademe.co.nz
As well as advertised jobs there is also the hidden job market. These are jobs which are available but may not be advertised and you find them through your friends and family and other networks. For tips on how to access the hidden job market click here.
We recommend you also read more about what employers are looking for in a candidate. Click here
So you have completed your CV and written a great cover letter and applied for a job. You have now gotten an interview – congratulations.
The job interview is really important and is where you get a chance to tell the employer about you and why you are the right person for the job. Click here
for Interview Preparation information.
We also have a range of information on interview questions:
There are many helpful articles on interviewing on the internet if you want to search further.
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