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Emerging In-Demand Job – Scrum Master

You’ve probably heard the terms Scrum Masters and Agile Coaches bandied around quite a lot in the technology and project management areas over the last few years. But what do these jobs involve? Well, there are many similarities between the two roles. Both Scrum...

In Demand Jobs – NZ Employment Picks for 2021

In a recent NZ Herald Premium article (published January 11th 2021) Kirsty Wynn spoke to the experts about where the in demand jobs will be in the pandemic-altered future. Below is a summary of their in demand employment picks for 2021: Health especially Nursing -...

Career Help for Students – Tips for Parents

We have recently written an article and created a short e-lesson for parents and caregivers. The content looks at how parents and caregivers can support young people to explore their future options. And, make the best possible decisions they can. Please feel free to...

StudySpy Course Finder launched!

We are excited to announce that we have integrated the StudySpy Course Finder into Career Central. StudySpy is a free course comparison tool and scholarship index that helps Aotearoa's young adults make one of the most important decisions of their lives. 55% of young...

Choosing a career with Career Central

After enjoying a career at Matamata College that spanned on and off over 25 years, Sue Hancock has taken her own advice and chosen a career she’s absolutely passionate about!  Around seven years ago Sue was working as the Gifted and Talented Education (GATE)...

Media Release – 14th August 2018

  Career Central and Bulls-Eye target digital offering Media Release 16th August 2018 Digital future pathways innovators Career Central and Bulls-Eye are joining forces to provide integrated career management and assessment solutions for secondary schools. The...

Keeping important data safe!

Data Security is a number one priority in our company - we care about keeping student data safe, and only collecting the data that Careers advisors need to make informed advice. One of our big challenges is 'keeping' the physical data of students in the country where...

Running a software company from a small town

We often get asked what it is like running Career Central from small town - Matamata, NZ (the home of Hobbiton!). The short answer is - we love it!  Developing Career Central in Matamata has meant that our team has been able to have local input into the company...

Meet our new developer, Steph

Having recently graduated from Waikato University with an Honours degree in Computer Science, Steph brings a wealth of fresh new ideas to the team. Steph is working on developing the Career Central product, adding new features, fixing bugs, and working towards the...

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