For Job Seekers and Advertisers

Seek is undoubtedly one of New Zealand's most popular job boards, but it's not the only place to find great jobs. Check our our picks for the Top New Zealand Job Boards and learn why some are used more by specific industries and job categories.

Seek was founded in Melbourne Australia in 1997 and is now ranked as New Zealand's number one employment site. A great place to start, job search, create a profile and upload your resume, and explore the resources available for job seekers. You'll find everything and anything job related - whether it's tips and templates to help you apply for jobs, through to recommended training pathways to fast track to your job prospects.

Indeed is probably less well known in New Zealand than Seek, but don't overlook this site for your job search. It's much cheaper to for businesses and recruiters to advertise on Indeed and many will be making the switch from Seek in a post Covid-19 job market/

Facebook is emerging as a community marketplace for the sale of goods, services, business listings and now job search. Advertising jobs on Facebook is proving highly popular with small businesses as it's a fast and effective and has the potential to reach the right people very quickly. Oh, and it's free. We've curated a list of the most popular Job Boards on Facebook and welcome your suggestions.

TradeMe Jobs is another good source of situations vacant specific to New Zealand and businesses can advertise jobs from $195. Job Seekers can create a profile on TradeMe Jobs, search and apply for jobs and get job seeker advice.

During Covid-19 the Government has announced new employment service initiatives, including a Keep New Zealand Working online recruitment tool that connects job seekers directly to the employer, and 35 new employment centres around the country. 

The platform is powered by Joy Business Academy, a training provider who works alongside the Ministry to create and develop skills for job seekers to fill skill shortage gaps for industry now and into the future.

    If you haven't created a professional profile on Linkedin yet, you are missing a great opportunity to build your professional credibility in your chosen field. Linkedin is popular with  businesses, executives and white collar workers and is used extensively by recruiters to 'shoulder tap' talent on behalf of their clients. Create your profile, connect with colleagues, indicate you are open to new opportunities and search Linkedins job  board. 

    Think seasonal work is just picking fruit? Think again. Seasonal work covers a range of different industries meaning you can find the one that best suits you. 

    Work the Seasons is linking employers with job seekers and people looking for work. It's more relevant than ever with the impact of Covid-19 on some sectors. Free job listings and 1000s of seasonal jobs for seasonal job seekers.

    Student Job Search was formed by student associations across NZ in 1982. In 1997 it had government backing and opened over 20 offices nationwide. It is as popular as ever and now is a fully digital service online. The purpose of the site is to support tertiary students gain work experience and skills to drive the country’s economic, political and social prosperity.

    Glassdoor is both a job search site as well as a research site. Search by what matters to you most and find the perfect job for you. Browse anonymous reviews on over 600,000 companies worldwide from the people that work there. You can also get a free personalised salary estimate to check if you are being paid fairly.

    The Seasonal Work site offered job listings suitable for short term paid work for travellers in New Zealand. You need to register as a member to post a job or use the website. This site is not as popular as the WorkTheSeasons site, but if it's seasonal work you are after, then it's worth checking out both.

    Joblist is the place to get stuff done. It's ideal if you are looking for 'filler chores' and small jobs in your local region, rather than permanent full time employment. Jobs listed can be small or large one off tasks, including gardening, window washing, fence painting, house moving.... you get the picture.

    The site is still fairly new, but we pick that it will gain in popularity very quickly, once Covid-19 is behind us.

    JobFeed is another New Zealand site where businesses can advertise situations vacant from only $30 per advertisement. A job listing will remain live on the site for 21 days.

    Do Good jobs  NZ's #1 ethical jobs network. Connecting great people (aka do-gooders) with work vacancies that aim to create social and environmental change.

    Jobzone is a connection platform for both employers searching for quality staff and for people who are ready and willing to work. Powered by Auckland Business Chamber who, as thought leaders and New Zealand’s largest business organisation, have the resources and connections to help you.

    Ready to Role will fast-track your job search by equipping you with key tools and techniques to secure that great job.

    To assist in helping look after our fellow Kiwis, we have created this directory outlining those businesses who are currently in need of additional staff. This presents possible options for hospitality and tourism operators to assist in redeploying their staff while there is uncertainty around their own ability to provide work for them.

    Go with Tourism is here to guide you towards suitable resources and support you through these trying times. Tell us how we can help you by filling out the form below.

    When and if you need to look for staff you can currently post a job ad on for free!
    Adding a job ad is quick and simple. Visit to place your free ad now.

    The Job Shop is a quality accredited, fully licensed employment agency operating since 2005. We place around 3000 people in work each year in agriculture, hospitality and trades & labour. The jobs we fill include casual, medium term and permanent roles.

    Other Job Boards? 

    We are always keen to hear about new or popular job search sites. Contact us if you have a suggestion for this page... we'd love to hear from you.