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5 body language mistakes to avoid during an interview

Posted: 15.08.2017

Landing a job interview in the first place isn’t easy – so you’ll want to do everything you can to maximise your chances of success.
 

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Tips on Looking for Legit Work From Home Jobs

Posted: 14.04.2017

My Job Space - work from home

Tips on Looking for Legit Work From Home Jobs

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Why Are Healthcare Jobs Important

Posted: 10.03.2017

My Job Space - Healthcare Jobs

Why Are Healthcare Jobs Important

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Your Guide Through Construction Jobs NZ

Posted: 10.02.2017

My Job Space - Construction Jobs
Your Guide Through Construction Jobs NZ

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Myjobspace Stats

Posted: 16.01.2017

Some general statistics for Myjobspace

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Working in Auckland

Posted: 12.01.2017

New Zealand's largest and most densely populated city is surrounded by water with two harbours and gorgeous blue waters, also known affectionately as the Big Little City and Tamaki Makaurau in Maori. Auckland has much to offer its residents and tourists coming into the area. Around 1/3 of people in New Zealand live in Auckland and are made of locals and immigrants, making it a very vibrant and culturally diverse city.
Auckland is a wonderful combination of New Zealand's stunning natural beauty and an interesting blend of old and new infrastructure. The cosmopolitan city offers much in the way of urban and outdoor living, the Waitakere Ranges and the gorgeous west coast beaches Piha and Muriwai as well as the Hauraki Gulf and the Waitemata Harbour are near by and accessible by day trip. Unbelievably, the city is actually also circled by 11 extinct volcanoes!
Auckland is undeniably the engine room of New Zealand's economy and so jobs are plentiful and diverse. Auckland's technology sector offers impressive opportunities for those in this industry and My Job Space has a dedicated section for these roles. Many Auckland companies in the ICT area are internationally renowned and the ICT sector has grown 80% I the last decade.  With a limited supply of talent in the Auckland tech sector, good skills and qualifications are in high demand.
Manufacturing, health, food and beverage, hospitality, construction and engineering, and business services, such as legal and accounting, management services and marketing,  are the sectors that employ the most people in the Auckland area.
Construction is another booming industry due to Auckland's rapid population growth. This combined with a severe skills shortage means that jobs are in great supply across a range of fields.
Planned work in Auckland includes:
 
  • civil work – including roads, rail and interchanges for bus/train, residential subdivisions, water, wastewater, storm water
  • new residential builds – including more apartments (particularly in the central city) and special housing areas (government initiatives to meet housing needs)
  • retirement villages – both new and expansions to existing villages
  • new town centres and improvements to older suburbs
  • student accommodation
  • commercial – including retail outlets, mixed-use developments (mix of residential, retail, office and parking), hotels, flexible-plan commercial buildings, airport terminal expansion, car parking, civic buildings, tourist and sporting facilities, theatres, zoo redevelopment, university buildings, school expansions
  • Source: Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment National Construction Pipeline Report 2016
Top job opportunities in Auckland
Auckland’s highest construction related roles are expected to grow by the following percentage between 2015 and 2021:
  • Project builder – 39%
  • Construction project manager – 31%
  • Architectural, building and surveying technicians – 25%
  • Civil engineering professionals – 21%
 
There are also many many opportunities for trades workers with skills, including plumbers, electricians, carpenters, joiners, building and plumbing labourers, and electrical distribution trades workers. My Job Space has a huge amount of advertised jobs for trades people.
Auckland is a short drive away from the stunning natural landscapes including the Waitakere Ranges and wildly beautiful west coast beaches, such as Piha and Muriwai. To the east, the sun rises over the island-studded Hauraki Gulf and Waitemata Harbour (Waitemata literally means "sparkling water"). This perfect combination of urban living and the great outdoors makes Auckland a wonderful place to live.
The city is also rich in interesting geological features - it is encircled by 11 extinct volcanoes! Climb to the top of Mt Eden and One Tree hill and you can enjoy superb views over the city and harbour.
 
 
 

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Christchurch jobs

Posted: 12.01.2017

Christchurch is on a mission to build an exciting and vibrant new city in the stunning Canterbury plains. New Zealand's “Garden City”  has a world famous playground on its doorstep

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Being a Driver in NZ

Posted: 09.01.2017

 
Do you have patience? Are you happy with your own company? Can you sit still in one place for long periods of time? Do you enjoy seeing different places? Then maybe this is the job for you. Being a truck driver means being responsible for delivering and collecting loads timeously and safely transporting them. You will need to carry a special vehicle license for the type of truck you want to drive and you will be required to have passed certain tests for this license. You will be required to drive in hazardous conditions such as rain and snow sometimes so an advanced driving course would be an advantage on top of your special license. Truck drivers who transport hazardous goods  need to complete unit standards in dangerous good, this can be done as part of a National Cert in commercial road transport available through MITO.  Truck drivers can also be trained and employed by the NZ Army.
 
Pay depends on what region you work in, who you work for, what work you do and how many hours you work. An average pay for a truck driver ranges from $16 - $25 per hour.
Truck drivers may need to do any or all of the following:
Help or supervise the loading of the truck
Weigh the truck after loading
Ensure the load is secure and not being damaged
Ensure safety protocol is adhered to at all times
Make sure admin such as invoices and records are kept
Plan routes for their trips
Keep a log book of the hours and distances travelled
 
Truck Drivers also need to know or have the following:
Basic vehicle maintenance
Great driving skills
Knowledge and experience in using strops, binders  and chains
How to handle emergency situations and what procedures follow
Know how when it comes to satellite tracking and on board computers etc
Knowledge of laws related to transport and any other laws applicable to the work
 
Working conditions for truck drivers can vary.  Conditions may be stressful depending on weather and traffic conditions or road conditions. Some travel is long distance and drivers may be away from home for extended periods.
 
If you would like to know more about becoming a truck driver then please  take a look at the New Zealand Transport Agency's website http://www.nzta.govt.nz/driver-licences/getting-a-licence/licences-by-vehicle-type/heavy-vehicles/ or MITO https://mito.org.nz or NZ Defence careers website http://www.defencecareers.mil.nz/army/jobs/driver. You can also search for jobs on www.myjobspace.co.nz

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Being a Registered Nurse in New Zealand

Posted: 20.09.2016

If you enjoy helping people and want a rewarding yet challenging profession, then nursing may be for you. Nursing has many scopes with varying levels of education and you can specialise in different areas. Registered Nurses assess, diagnose and treat patients in clinics, hospitals, care facilities and privately. Experienced nurses are in high demand and job availability is good.

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