Career Services

We offer a range of customised career programmes to enhance employee retention and productivity.

The key objective of our career services is to ensure employees are supported through any type of career transition to reach optimum job satisfaction.

We offer a range of customised career programmes to support restructure processes as well as career development, career management and career directions to enhance employee retention and productivity.

Our programmes can meet individual or group needs and organisational budgets with any combination of the following components:

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Career assessment

Our online assessment tool assists individuals to make informed decisions relating to career planning.

Our online assessment tool (OLCAT) helps identify and clarify occupational interests, key skills, values and motivators to enable informed decision-making in relation to career planning.

Competency based CV development

CVs are important self-marketing documents. We help employees to present leading-edge CVs that succinctly demonstrate their key skills, attributes and achievements. Executive, academic, corporate and process-worker templates are available.

Managing the job search process

This component is only available for individual programmes and involves developing a personalised job-search campaign to create maximum impact on all job search strategies.

Networking and job search strategies

We can provide employees with proven networking and job search techniques, including how to work most effectively with recruitment consultancies and respond to advertised vacancies.

Interview techniques

This component trains employees to prepare and conduct themselves to best effect in interviews. It also provides a list of the most commonly asked "difficult to answer" questions, and assistance in preparing their responses. There is a particular emphasis on competency based interviewing techniques.

Financial planning and money management

EAP offers a financial health check for employees, which covers the basic areas of financial planning and assists with personal planning strategies to meet individual goals.

Retirement planning

Proper planning of financial resources will greatly enhance the choices people have in their retirement. We provide unbiased advice about investments and the pitfalls to avoid.

Successful self-employment in New Zealand 

When considering moving to self-employment, people can find the change  frightening. We offer comprehensive reference material including self-employment readiness assessment. This component may include face-to-face advice and discussion that will enable individuals to make informed decisions in relation to self-employment.

Career management & development

The emphasis is on pairing the person to the right job or position.

EAP Services has a range of customised programmes to provide the knowledge needed to make strategic career decisions.

The emphasis is on pairing the person to the right job or position.

We do this by carefully assessing roles and organisational cultures with respect to the person’s occupational interests, key skills, career values and career motivators.

Key benefits include:

  • Identifying and defining occupational interests, key skills and paths for career development.

  • Identifying skill gaps or new career directions.

  • Understanding what drives and motivates a person.

  • Adding greater value to the organisation and achieving optimum satisfaction for the employee.

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