New one-stop shop for jobs, employer support and training options

New Zealanders can now access a new service to help them connect to the wide range of supports and advice available that help workers and businesses deal with the impact of COVID-19.

The website links to a vast range of government services, including:

  • Further education and training options, including apprenticeship support
  • Job vacancies from a wide range of sectors and targeted campaigns
  • Careers advice and advice on how to get a job
  • Advice on starting up a new business
  • Wage subsidies and other COVID-19 economic and business support measures
  • Government funded programmes

The Connected website is supported by a Connected phone line (0800 264 737) and physical Connected locations operating in 35 of Ministry of Social Development’s (MSD) employment-focused sites around the country and the three Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Jobs and Skills Hubs.

Visit the Connected website(external link)


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