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Managing your career and mental illness

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This Mental Health Awareness Week we look at how to maintain your career while experiencing mental illness.


Micro-credentials: a parent's guide

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You've heard of degrees, diplomas and certificates – get ready to add micro-credentials to the qualifications mix.


7 tips for your first week at work

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Stressing about starting your first job? We’ve got some tips to make your first week at work a smashing success.


Toolkit: Preparing for study

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Your toolkit to help your young person prepare for tertiary study.


Motivating your young person to choose a career

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How to help when your young person wants to leave school with no plans.


Helping your young person match subjects, talents and interests to career ideas

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Finding a career for your young person is a matching game. Get tips on how to match talents, interests and strengths with career ideas.


5 steps to ace an informal interview

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Having a coffee with a potential employer might help you get your next job.


What to consider about studying by distance

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Is studying by distance the right option for your young person? Here's how to support them - even if you don't know anything about their subjects.


8 steps to choosing school subjects

Practical tips

Choosing school subjects can be tricky, but with these eight steps your young person will have them sorted in no time.


Use Subject Matcher to help find your ideal job

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With Subject Matcher you can see how the NCEA subjects your young person chooses can influence their possible career path.