Al Hall


Location icon New Zealand

Trade Me Jobs Careers Advice
Should I tell an interviewer I was made redundant?

Anyone who's been through a redundancy knows how tough it can be. But even when the initial shock of losing a job has subsided, many people worry about how being made redundant will impact your future employability. We're here to tell you not to worry, and give you some practical tips for navigating redundancy-related questions in job interviews.

Trade Me Jobs Careers Advice
Job hunting during Covid-19: tips from a recruiter

The Covid-19 crisis means many job hunters are more uncertain than ever about searching and applying for jobs. While It's important to know that opportunities are definitely still out there, your application needs to be watertight - competition will be tough.

WWF Australia blog
Plastic, fish and the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Do you love seafood? You're going to want to read this. But what about the fish? When we think of rubbish in the ocean, the most common mental images are of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

Trade Me Jobs Advertising Advice
How to post a job ad on Trade Me Jobs

To get started, visit and log in to your Trade Me account as normal. Next, click 'List a job'. Here, you can review all the info you've added, as well as the cost. Once you're happy, simply hit 'Confirm & list job at the bottom', and your ad will go live on site.

What Santa needs to know about safe roof access in Australia

Dear Santa, we appreciate that no one experiences deadlines like you do. With just one night to deliver presents to children all over the world, you've streamlined your output to a degree that many of us will only dream of. However, efficiency can't come at the expense of safety.

Trade Me Jobs Careers Advice
How to make an impressive CV with no experience

We'll be honest - the CV you write for your first job will be the toughest. Why? Because you probably haven't had a full-time job yet - so what on earth do you include? If you're on the verge of a CV-induced meltdown, don't give up, we're here to help.

Kaikōura Ocean Research Institute
How are drones helping scientists learn about Kaikōura's dolphins?

Could drones be the future of learning more about Kaikōura's marine wildlife? Yes, according to recent research published in the journal Aquatic Mammals, which included KORI director, Dr. Jody Weir, and KORI member Carys Protheroe. Along with a multinational team of scientists led by Bernd Würsig (Texas A&M University) and including Lorenzo Fiori (University of Auckland),...

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