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11 February 2019

Top Tip 5: Get early runs on the board – some t...

In our recent employer survey, our employers have highlighted that perhaps the most significant b...
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5 February 2019

Waitangi Day Celebration Message

Careerforce Kaumatua shares the meaning of Waitangi Day Celebration in his message to staff, enco...
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4 February 2019

Looking after yourself – essential to providing...

It is increasingly common across the health and wellbeing sector for the workforce to pull multip...
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21 January 2019

Top Tip 4: Start study groups

This could be the year to focus on collaboration in your organisation, or even across organisatio...
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18 January 2019

Training journey helps cleaner move towards man...

“As a cleaner, you sometimes feel that you’re at the bottom of the hierarchy. Sometimes it’s nice...
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13 December 2018

Top Tip 3: Celebrating Success

Has one of your staff completed a unit standard or module? Have they had a breakthrough or light ...
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10 December 2018

One of best things about the job – attending a ...

Paula Cohen, Careerforce Workplace Advisor (CWA) for Nelson, Tasman & Marlborough shares her firs...
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4 December 2018

Volunteer ‘Life Reviewers’ help make hospice pa...

Volunteers at Cranford Hospice in Hawke’s Bay are making such a positive difference in the lives ...
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3 December 2018

Very proud moment for Tairawhiti based Brownie ...

Very proud moment for Tairāwhiti based Brownie Sadlier Brownie Sadlier has recently received his ...
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3 December 2018

Proud moment for Brownie Sadlier

Brownie Sadlier has recently received his very first certificate, confirming he has passed the le...
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3 December 2018

Careerforce announces new CEO

30 November 2018 MEDIA RELEASE Careerforce announces new CEO Careerforce has appointed Jane Wenma...
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29 November 2018

West Coast assessor steps down after years of d...

Careerforce registered assessor, Frances Stapleton recently supported eight caregivers at the Ult...
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28 November 2018

Eighteen and already making a difference to chi...

At eighteen, Hastings teacher aide, Willa Sophia Maguire-Harbrow, is doing amazing work supportin...
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19 November 2018

Top Tip 2: Apply the REAL model

Careerforce Learning Engagement Advisor, Laloifi Ripley explains the REAL model. REAL is the Care...
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15 November 2018

Industry training is the better investment

'Via industry training, we are investing in skilled and passionate people,' says Careerforce Inte...
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12 November 2018

More employers encouraged to give young people ...

While potential solutions to the workforce shortage issues are still being discussed, this rest h...
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8 November 2018

Expiring Unit Standards & Expiring Version...

On 31 December 2018, approximately 80 unit standards, or superseded versions of unit standards wi...
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6 November 2018

New Employer Newsletter – Skills for Good

We’d like to introduce the first issue of our newsletter for employers – Skills for G...
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24 October 2018

Top Tip 1: The importance of goal setting in tr...

In this article we share the importance of setting training goals that are achievable and realist...
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16 October 2018

Workplace literacy and numeracy unlocks employe...

When Grant Taylor, Service Manager Health & Disability at Lifewise Homecare Services, introdu...
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10 October 2018

The role of the employer in an Apprenticeship

There are three parties to a successful apprenticeship – the apprentice (you), your employe...
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8 October 2018

Spreading our Wings report raises red flags for...

While much is known about the state of the workforce for the higher profile health sectors such a...
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4 October 2018

Supporting Pathways in Aged Care

Glenwood Masonic Hospital has committed to upskilling their staff across all occupations and leve...
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21 September 2018

Celebrating our people! Careerforce staff clean...

Dapaanz (Drug & Alcohol Practitioners’ Association Aotearoa-New Zealand) is the professional ...
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12 September 2018

55 years of tireless support

After fifty-five years and supporting over 250 people in achieving their national qualifications ...
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12 September 2018

Work experience helped student pave a career path

“When I finished [work placement], it opened my eyes to what I really wanted to do,” says Victori...
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5 September 2018

Training staff in chemical-free cleaning means ...

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Claire Underwood was left inspired, motivated and eager to learn more ...
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22 August 2018

Challenges within the emerging & connectin...

Lisa Hann reflects on her participation at the Involve 2018 and talks about the potential challen...
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17 August 2018

Apprenticeship that made a difference

Mark finished an arts degree then started chefing, not really quite sure what he wanted to do unt...
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9 August 2018

Got a Trade SpeedMeet 2018

Careerforce is looking for employers to take part in Got a Trade SpeedMeet. If you’re looking for...
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8 August 2018

Whakawhanaungatanga: Redefining Pastoral Care

Whakawhanaungatanga: Redefining Pastoral Care By Turaukawa Bartlett Kaiwhakahononga – Māori...
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31 July 2018

Apprenticeships, but not as you know them

Tegan Coote is a young apprentice based in Invercargill. In doing her apprenticeship she doesn’t ...
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26 July 2018

Volunteering a life changing experience for Ble...

Darren Best gives his 100 percent in his volunteer work at Ashwood Park Retirement Village in Ble...
5 July 2018

Call for more workers to join health and wellbe...

A shortage in care and support services is looming as the New Zealand population ages. In the nex...
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4 July 2018

Backing passion with on-the-job training

“If this was my gran, how would I want her treated? This is how I maintain my standards. If you s...
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3 July 2018

Christchurch Hospital orderly first in the coun...

Craig Stewart of Christchurch Hospital is something of a groundbreaker. In 2014 he became the fir...
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2 July 2018

Good News – Funding of Dementia Limited Credit ...

“As we’ve seen in the new Economic Impact of Dementia report, dementia is a ticking time-bomb for...
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19 June 2018

On-the-job training became stepping stone for a...

Jaden Olsen said he hardly went to school and didn’t really like it. He just turned up for exams ...
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12 June 2018

Careerforce Apprenticeship Advisor – Canterbury

Support Workplace Apprenticeships Provide assessment and pastoral care to apprentices Canterbury ...
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8 May 2018

Pooling resources for quality of Aged Care

Aged care providers in the Wairarapa are setting competition aside to pool their resources in the...
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6 March 2018

Apprenticeships not just for the trades as yout...

MEDIA RELEASE 6 March 2018 “The youth work sector is very excited to see the launch of Careerforc...
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27 February 2018

Training journey helps cleaner move towards man...

“As a cleaner, you sometimes feel that you’re at the bottom of the hierarchy. Sometimes it’s nice...
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27 February 2018

Disability not stopping Wellington Support Work...

When Jenna Maguren first entered the doors of Community Connections in Lower Hutt in 2008 it was ...
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27 February 2018

Careerforce signs historic Kawenata with Waikat...

Careerforce, alongside 10 other industry training organisations (ITO’s) has signed a historic agr...
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19 February 2018

Qualifications for Life. Skills for Good.

As is the case with some of our Industry Training Organisation (ITO) peers, the Careerforce name ...
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8 February 2018

Aged care and home care sectors keen to improve...

Aged care and home care sectors keen to improve workforce literacy. More than a million working N...
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5 February 2018

Apprenticeship in Community Facilitation now re...

MEDIA RELEASE 5 Feb 2018   The New Zealand Society of Diversional Therapists welcomes a qual...
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5 February 2018

Whakawhanaungatanga – Te Tiriti o Waitang...

A message from Matt Matamua, Careerforce Kaumatua, reflecting on the meaning of Waitangi Day. &nb...
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30 January 2018

Finding your motivation – key to stop smoking

Invercargill stop smoking coaches say quitting is about finding one’s motivation. “Find that moti...
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9 January 2018

A caregiver’s duty that became a passion

Caregiver Filimone ‘Tukai’ Rainibogi didn’t expect that his first-hand experience supporting love...