Job hunting

Whether you're just starting out on the employment ladder or looking for that next big career move, find helpful tips for each stage of your journey.

Searching for jobs

Top tips for job hunters.

Careers advice | 5 min read
8 jobs where no experience is required

Don’t have a qualification or experience? No worries.

10 July 2024

Feature article | 5 min read
Winner of Trade Me Jobs and Mazda NZ giveaway

Kaukapakapa Mum of two wins Mazda MX-30 M Hybrid after updating Trade Me Jobs job profile.

30 April 2024

Careers advice | 3 min read
Get the digital skills you need, for free

Whether you’re new to the workforce or want to upskill, learning vital digital skills will help you feel confident.

17 April 2024

Landing your first job

Put your best foot forward.

Careers advice | 6 min read
How to get a summer job, and what you’ll learn

You get out what you put into a summer job.

Careers advice | 6 min read
How to make an impressive CV with no experience (with template)

Using the tips and tricks in this article, you’ll be able to craft a CV so impressive you'll want to hire yourself.

Careers advice | 4 min read
How to write a cover letter for your first job in New Zealand (with templates)

Writing a great cover letter for your first job can be tough. But these tips will get you on the right track.

Effective interviewing

Sweet – you’ve made it to the interview! Now's your time to shine.

Careers advice | 5 min read
How to prepare for a job interview: the ultimate guide

With job interviews, it's all about preparation. Here's our one stop shop for getting yourself ready.

Careers advice | 3 min read
The 30 most common behavioural interview questions + answers

There’s no need to fear behavioural interview questions.

Careers advice | 7 min read
Most common NZ job interview questions (with answers)

You can't predict everything the job interviewer will ask, but that doesn't mean you have to go in clueless.

Your online presence

Get your Trade Me Job Profile up to date so recruiters and employers can approach you with exciting opportunities.

Careers advice | 1 min read
How to create a Trade Me Jobs Profile

A Trade Me Jobs Profile lets employers come to you, and means you can download a professional looking CV in seconds.

Careers advice | 2 min read
Profile success story: Vanessa Garcia

Vanessa landed her developer role through her Trade Me Jobs Profile.

Careers advice | 3 min read
What are the benefits of having a Trade Me Jobs profile?

Here's what a Trade Me Jobs Profile could do for you.