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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.
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.
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.
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.