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Tom O’Neil: Mistakes that bin your CV

Your CV is your brochure and should sell you professionally to employers. Sometimes, however, it's not pretty. The following are a selection of some of the worst examples of personal branding in various CVs I have seen over the past few years.

Apprenticeship vs degree – who earns more in a lifetime

An apprenticeship and career in the trades is just as financially lucrative across a lifetime as a university degree, according to a new report by economic think tank BERL.


Smith, Chen take top honours at Secondary School Awards

Swimming sensation Ciara Smith and boxing star Kyle Chen took out top honours at the 26th annual ASB Northland Secondary Schools Sports Awards.


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.

Federated Farmers Apprenticeship launches

Thinking of getting into the dairy industry? New apprenticeship launches

Uni students take up iwi internship with Te Tatau o Te...

Two Victoria University of Wellington students are the first in the country to undertake an iwi internship at Te Tatau o Te Arawa.

Sector Profiles



Lack of women in management costing NZ $900 million

Business leaders say a lot of work needs to be done to get more women into management roles in New Zealand.