How would you like to spend your work time? Do you want to do further training or go straight into the work force?
FINDING A JOB
From time to time employers contact the Careers Department with part time and full time employment opportunities for students. These opportunities are advertised in the daily notices and on the school noticeboard.
For information on wages, employment relations, contracts, legal resources and much more contact the Department of Labour on 0800 20 90 20 or visit their website at www.ers.dol.govt.nz
Job Search Websites
CVs and Cover Letters (Click to go to Careers NZ website with examples and templates of cvs and cover letters)
If you're planning to go directly into work from school be sure to have a CV first. Examples and templates for you to use are available on the above website (CareersNZ). If you would like help with your CV make an appointment with Mrs West, Careers Advisor.
Job Interviews (Click to go to Careers NZ website page on Job Interviews)
- Preparing for an interview
- Tips for answering interview questions
- Questions you can ask at an interview
- Tests at interviews
- After the interview
- If you don't get the job
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Self-motivation and a keenness to learn
Flexibility to manage multiple tasks
Ability to work in a team
Analytical problem solving and the ability to plan, organise, and reflect
Honesty, integrity and reliability
Modern Etiquette (Protocols & Manners) (Click to enter website)
Inland Revenue (Click to go to IRD website)
How to apply for an IRD Number
Personal Tax Summaries
Equal Employment Opportunities (Click on to go to website)
... eliminating barriers to ensure that all employees are considered for the employment of their choice and have the chance to perform to their maximum potential.