What type of job do you want?

Most people are happiest in jobs that find a balance between what they enjoy and what their skills and talents are.

Try answering these questions:

  • What do you enjoy doing?
  • What are you good at?
  • What qualifications/experience do you currently have?
  • Will you need to retrain?


These websites all try to match you with your ideal job.

The Career Key
Using the Holland personality types, suggestions are made with regards to appropriate careers. Provides brief outlines of requirements to do the job, personal characteristics and the industry.
Career Services - Mana Rapuara Aotearoa
New Zealand government funded web site, containing job outlines, vacancy links, advice, funding, training and industry information.
Work and Income
Work and Income has a focus on getting people into employment and gaining independence. People needing help getting a job can find helpful tips on the website.


To find books that will help you decide what jobs to look for, try these subject headings:


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