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Confessions of a nerd

Do you ever get called a nerd? Blogger Darcy explains why you should consider it a compliment.

Jobs

Ramping up your side job

Do you write a blog, take photos, do a bit of modelling, or dabble with programming code? Or something else? Well then, you have a side job.

Taking stock: The life of a stock manager

The latest in our series of Q&A career profiles of real people, doing real jobs, is about Allen, who is a stock manager on a farm.

Education

Why you should have a job while studying

School leavers preparing for tertiary study next year should also start looking for part-time work or volunteer opportunities to boost their employment prospects after graduation.

Training

Passing up university to take on an apprenticeship

Alex Wood says taking on a trade was the best thing he could have done.

How your attitude can change the course of your life

As a former plumbing apprentice himself, Blake Ingram is keen to have apprentices on his crew today.

The woman challenging the ideals of what a great scaffolder should...

Maggie Myocevich became the first woman to sign on for a NZ Scaffolding Apprenticeship.

There’s more to plumbing than you think

Nikita Ward is in her third year of a plumbing apprenticeship and loving it.

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Ramping up your side job

Do you write a blog, take photos, do a bit of modelling, or dabble with programming code? Or something else? Well then, you have a side job.
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