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.
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 Lynda.com, 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 and Ōtāhuhu are all equipped to help you get work-ready. For more information, get in touch with our Library Connect team.
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.
Lynda.com courses through Auckland Libraries
Lynda.com 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.
- Creating a career plan
- Find your dream job: interview techniques and resume writing
- CV success master class
- Writing a cover letter
- Cover letter tips
- Job searching, interviewing and negotiating salary
- Video interview tips
- Expert tips for answering common interview questions
Useful Government and Council websites
CV and cover letters
- CV Builder Tool
- Work and Income CV template and tips
- Grow with Google: Step by step online tutorial for creating a resume.
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: