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Why I’m okay(ish) with having no idea what I want to...

“So…. what do you want to do after you leave school?” JETmag's newest blogger tackles the million dollar question.


Plumbing the perfect career change for new graduate

From pulling pints to unblocking pipes, Halley Edgar has no regrets about giving up her bartending job to study to become a plumber. Nor is she phased about being a female in a male-dominated industry.

More women joining the police

Safer communities together - New Zealand Police is recognising International Women's Day by preparing for the arrival of 42 female recruits



Apprenticeship kick-starts beautiful career

Machaela Robbins says her HITO beauty therapy apprenticeship has been “rewarding and fun”.

Youth Work apprenticeship programme provides career pathway

Interested in youth work? A new apprenticeship programme provides a great career pathway for school leavers.

Young Māori and Pasifika Building Graduates Positive about the Future

This year one hundred and eighty WelTec and Whitireia students across the Wellington region were part of the Māori and Pasifika Trades Training (MPTT) scheme.

Dave Burt: No wonder there is a skills shortage in construction

The perfect storm, the construction sector has over-committed with too many businesses turning away the chance to take on apprentices.

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