Wellington City Libraries

Te Matapihi Ki Te Ao Nui

Jobs & Careers Databases

Here are some (freely accessible) sites you may find useful

Library Guides

Careers Library Guide

This guide provides access to websites and articles on subjects such as networking, marketing, resumé writing and upgrading your skills. Links to employment websites and how to find books on relevant subjects are also included in the Careers Popular Topic.

Library guide for jobseekers

Women in Employment and Business

This guide provides access to New Zealand and international websites as well as a variety of articles.

Women in Employment and Business library guide

New Zealand government websites

Careers New Zealand

The best place to start finding information is Careers New Zealand , whether you are a school leaver, thinking of a career change, returning to work or upskilling. There are links to interactive tools, employment sites and relevant training events and courses.

Careers New Zealand

Employment New Zealand

Employment New Zealand is part of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, and provides information and support to employers, employees, unions and workplaces on employment relations matters. Find information about leave and holidays requirements (including parental leave), hours and wages, your employment rights, resolving problems and more

Employment New Zealand

NZ Government guide to employment and jobs

Has links to employment law, career advice and employment rights websites. Covers finding and starting a job, public holidays and work, annual leave, sick leave, workers rights, how to get an IRD number and more.

NZ Government guide to work

Work and Income NZ Online Job Bank

Find current vacancies using the Online Job Bank. WINZ can help you with employment and self employment. They can also provide support or financial assistance.

WINZ Online Job Bank

Labour market reports

The Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment has useful NZ labour market information, statistics and analysis.

Labour Market Reports

New Zealand apprenticeships

New Zealand Apprenticeships combine on-the-job learning with academic work towards a National Certificate in a chosen industry.

New Zealand apprenticeships

Other useful sites

New Kiwis

This not-for-profit free website's aim is "linking NZ employers with skilled migrants eligible to work and currently living in New Zealand."

New Kiwis

Taking the First Step - Kites Trust

The Guidebook for jobseekers with mental health issues (PDF) was produced in November 2008 by the Kites Trust in conjunction with Leap, a Wellington-based employment rights initiative, run with and for people who have experienced mental health issues.

Taking the First Step - A guidebook for jobseekers with mental health issues

Association For Supported Employment

The Association For Supported Employment provides a high profile forum for the promotion, establishment and development of Supported Employment Services for people with disabilities in New Zealand, through information, networking, research and policy advocacy.

Association for Supported Employment

Applying for a Job (Wellington City Council)

Wellington City Council's guide to applying for a Council job vacancy

Wellington City Council Vacancies