Useful resources - Workwise

Useful resources

The job search process is most successful if you know what you’re looking for – and where to look.

Use these resources to get organised, find job postings and research the labour market.

In particular, the ‘It’s about a job’ resource has some great advice within it.


It’s about a job

These files are PDFs, you will need Adobe Acrobat to open them.

Chapter 1  Introduction

Chapter 2  Let’s get started

Chapter 3  Overcoming obstacles

Chapter 4  Find your niche

Chapter 5  Job hunting

Chapter 6  The job application

Chapter 7  The interview process

Chapter 8  Sharing personal information

Chapter 9  Choose, get, keep

Chapter 10  What if

Chapter 11  One eye on the future


A service to help New Zealanders connect to the wide range of employment, education and training supports, and advice available through government agencies.

A practical guide to creating a CV, choosing and changing careers and a place to look for jobs.


TradeMe Jobs
Find out what jobs are on offer from a wide range of New Zealand employers.


Careers New Zealand
Career information, advice, planning and links.


Work and Income New Zealand
Information about job seeking and income support.


Family Budgeting
Top quality, free budgeting advice to family/whanau and individuals.