CDANZ: Career Development Association of New Zealand

Career Development Association of New Zealand

Latest Information on Occupations

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) recently released the latest Occupational Outlook Report.    

The Occupation Outlook is a great place to look for study and career options.

It contains education, employment and income information on 50 key occupations in New Zealand to give a clearer picture of possible career paths. These 50 were chosen for their size, popularity, and potential for future growth.

The Career Development Association of New Zealand (CDANZ) represents career practitioners working in a diverse range of roles within a growing and dynamic industry. CDANZ operates as an advocate for its members’ practice standards and professionalism, as well as a national voice for access to well-considered, personally, socially, and economically rewarding career development across the lifespan for all people.

Members of CDANZ work in a range of settings including secondary schools, tertiary education, corporates, rehabilitation, not-for-profit, government agencies, as well as private practice. Services include helping people plan and manage their careers, make informed decisions about their occupation and study, and successfully navigate transitions.

Members of CDANZ are required to continuously enhance their knowledge and skills to work effectively and appropriately within their environment, to meet a range of professional practice competencies, as well as adhere to the CDANZ  code of ethics.

  • Career Consultant, University of Canterbury

    Career Consultant

    Student Services and Communications 

    •        Full-time (37.5 hours per week)

    •        Fixed-term covering parental leave until 15 January 2016

    The closing date for this position is: Sunday 8 March 2015


  • ResilienceWorks - Auckland, 18th March

    Gerri Power, a specialist in resilience coaching and mentoring with extensive experience in resilience training across a range of industry sectors will lead a workshop to support participants in restoring or boosting their resilience.

    The workshop will be held on Wednesday 18th March, 9am – 5pm at Eden Gardens, Epsom, Auckland.



  • "Solving the Personality Puzzle" - 20th March, Auckland

    Sue Blair is offering ‘Solving the Personality Puzzle’ workshops in three locations: Auckland (20 March and 19 June), Hamilton (15 May) and Christchurch (25 May). These popular workshops explore the link between personality type and career choice and give instruction on how to use The Personality Puzzle card sort resources with your clients. A discount for CDANZ members is available.