Jobs & Careers Databases
Here are some (freely accessible) sites you may find useful
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.
Women in Employment and Business
This guide provides access to New Zealand and international websites as well as a variety of articles.
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.
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
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.
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.
Labour market reports
The Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment has useful NZ labour market information, statistics and analysis.
New Zealand apprenticeshipsNew Zealand Apprenticeships combine on-the-job learning with academic work towards a National Certificate in a chosen industry.
Other useful sites
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.
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.
Applying for a Job (Wellington City Council)
Wellington City Council's guide to applying for a Council job vacancy