Al Hall is a regular contributor at Trade Me Jobs and Trade Me Property. He’s dedicated to helping people succeed in their aspirations to find their dream job and place to live.
Latest articles By Al Hall
Looking for a career where salaries are increasing?
22 November 2023
There’s a lot to master, but it’s so worth it.
15 November 2023
Don’t believe everything you read on the internet … except this.
12 November 2023
Time to get those calendars out.
7 November 2023
Looking for your launching pad?
2 November 2023
There’s a huge diversity of digital marketing jobs out there in NZ.
30 October 2023
Ever wondered what HR professionals do on a day-to-day basis?
26 October 2023
What are employers looking for in this space?
18 October 2023
But seriously, what do you think of garden gnomes?
16 October 2023
Searching for a job in NZ? We got you.
11 October 2023
Want to be involved in research that will advance the country?
6 October 2023
Offices? Who needs them?
2 October 2023
Time to lawyer up.
29 September 2023
Got what it takes to work for NZ Police?
23 September 2023
Ready to be the one being graded for a change?
18 September 2023
It's a different way of working, so here's what you need to understand.
13 September 2023
Whatever the time of year, there are seasonal jobs on offer.
11 September 2023
There are plenty of jobs for teenagers in NZ.
5 September 2023
Looking for weekend work? We got you.
29 August 2023
DOC has won employer of the year multiple times, so what are you waiting for?
23 August 2023
You definitely don’t need to be chained to a desk to earn big.
7 August 2023
No experience? No problem.
3 August 2023
Want an office that everyone will be jealous of?
31 July 2023
Interested in a casual job? You need to read this.
25 July 2023
Looking for a change to your work routine?
24 July 2023
Considering a foray into freelancing?
20 July 2023
Working while you study is very possible.
18 July 2023
There are a lot of options out there.
12 July 2023
Is there a standard time frame?
9 July 2023
How to stand out from the crowd.
20 June 2023
Let’s get those butterflies under control.
12 June 2023
You’re bringing flexi back.
31 May 2023
There’s no need to worry about psychometric tests.
24 May 2023
A simple list of what to think about.
18 May 2023
Where can you find great work from home jobs?
11 May 2023
How can it help, and should you use it?
3 May 2023
Sign off in style.
24 April 2023
Let’s cut out these mistakes.
19 April 2023
Where is the money in New Zealand in 2023?
17 April 2023
There are important differences between these two documents.
13 April 2023
It’s a no from us on any of these.
11 April 2023
You’ve been knocked down, now get up again.
5 April 2023
Here’s everything your cover letter needs to contain.
31 March 2023
29 March 2023
Here’s what not to do.
22 March 2023
Learn more about imposter syndrome from an expert in the field, and someone who’s dealt with it in their career.
16 March 2023
Don’t settle for less than you deserve.
2 February 2023
Let’s boost your salary knowledge.
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