Job seeking, careers and CV help

Whether your job has been impacted by COVID-19, you are looking for a change of scene or you are re-entering the workforce, Auckland Libraries has plenty of resources to help you get back on track.

Let’s face it, job-seeking, upskilling and changing careers can be challenging at the best of times, but these transitions are difficult in our new, ever-changing landscape. Fortunately, Libraries provide opportunities for lifelong learning through lockdown and beyond. 

We have so many fantastic resources that are available anytime, anywhere - and they are completely free! Now’s the time to lean in and keep learning.

Work Navigator

Get practical support with our Work Navigator programme. We can help you put together your CV and cover letter, navigate careers websites and identify skillsets!

Our friendly staff can also assist you with upskilling, job seeking and accessing free online training like, to help you gain confidence and independence in your career development.

Botany, Central City, Glen Eden, Glenfield, Helensville, Māngere East, Manukau, Mt Albert, Mt Roskill, Ōtāhuhu and Te Manawa are all equipped to help you get work-ready. 

Auckland Libraries booklists

Our Achieving success eBooks list will give you the foundations to create your own success and help you discover what success could look like to you.

Embarking onto a new chapter of life as a working adult? Or looking to change your career? Our Careers and you eBooks list has the advice you need.

LinkedIn Learning courses through Auckland Libraries

LinkedIn Learning (formerly has heaps of online courses to help with career building and transition. They also have thousands of videos to help you develop new skills to land that dream job.

Useful Government and Council websites

Stay up to date with the latest advice from the NZ Government and find specific information for young professionals and for parents and teens.

CV and cover letters

Careers New Zealand is a government agency responsible for providing careers information. Their website has useful tips and templates for CVs and cover letters and their popular CV builder tool.

Job search websites

If you're equipped and ready to start your job search, here are some of the most popular and easy to use websites:

Contact us

Remember, if you need help navigating the information above or want to know more about our services and how we can help, call us on (09) 377 0209.