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Kia ora! 

THE #1 PLATFORM
SECONDARY SCHOOLS USE IN ANZ
TO FIND FUTURE CAREERS

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Welcome to Explore Careers

We’re Explore Careers, ANZ's leading Careers, Employment and Education platform, linking over 250 + leading employers with 1.5 million students, career advisors, teachers and parents.

At Explore Careers, we understand that building a robust & diverse future talent pipeline is crucial for the success of any organisation. 

 

That's why we're here to help.

We recognise that while many employers aspire to engage with secondary schools, they often lack the time, resources and network to do so consistently and effectively. 

Our platform is tailored to meet the unique needs of employers, providing you with opportunities to connect with students, build your brand, and showcase your organisation as a great place to work.

 

By partnering with Explore Careers, you'll be future-proofing your organisation with a better-educated and more diverse workforce, ready to take on whatever comes next.

 

Join us today and let's create a brighter future together!

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What's inside?

  • Our Partners 

  • Why Explore Careers?

  • Audience + Reach

  • Diversity, Equity + Inclusion 

  • Testimonials, Partners

  • How Do We Connect You With High Schools + Tech/Trades?

  • Program Examples

  • 12-month Activity Planner, Example 

  • Testimonials, Career Counselors

  • Become a Partner 

  • New Global Partners

  • Thank you

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Trusted by the world's leading employers

We partner with small, medium & large employers across all industry groups.

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Why Partner with Explore Careers?

Explore Careers provides numerous benefits for employers looking to engage with schools to promote their organisation to the next generation.

Access to a vast network

Explore Careers has established relationships with over 3,000 secondary schools, engaging with more than 1.5 million students. This expansive network allows employers to reach a broader audience than they could independently.

Customised Partnerships

Explore Careers collaborates with each employer to create tailored partnerships that meet specific needs. This includes branded content, event organization, eMarketing, webinars, and access to our network of educators and school counselors.

Increased Brand Visibility 

By partnering with Explore Careers, employers can enhance their brand visibility and reputation among secondary school students and educators. This helps build brand awareness and fosters positive associations with students.

Expertise in Education

Navigating the education sector can be complex and time-consuming, especially for those unfamiliar with it. Partnering with Explore Careers provides access to our team of experts, who have years of experience and can help employers effectively manage school partnerships.

Efficiency:

Partnering with Explore Careers streamlines the process of reaching out to individual schools and coordinating with various staff members. Our program provides a single point of contact, saving employers time and resources.

Streamlined Recruitment

Explore Careers can simplify the recruitment process by providing access to a pool of pre-vetted, interested candidates. This reduces the need for extensive recruitment efforts, saving employers time and resources.

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FUN FACT: 9/10 schools nationally use Explore Careers
as their primary careers and employment platform.

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Audience + Reach

250 +

Employers

Small

Medium

Large

1.5 Million

Students

14yrs to 23 yrs

Key Influencers 

School Counselors

Teachers

Parents

Principles

3,000

Secondary School +  

Middle Schools

Public 

Private

Regional

#1

In ANZ

New Zealand

Australia

Across all locations

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Program Locations

New Zealand

Australia

United States

United Kingdom

Diversity, Equity + Inclusion
Promote your organizations DE&I to the student population

At our core, we are dedicated to building forward-thinking work environments that celebrate diversity and foster inclusivity. We believe that businesses thrive when they embrace a wide range of perspectives, backgrounds, and ideas.

 

Our Explore Careers program empowers employers to communicate their commitment to diversity directly to their target audience. By leveraging our channels, you can effectively reach and engage the diverse talent pool that aligns with your organisational goals, reinforcing your dedication to a more inclusive future.

Here are our 8 DEI focus groups 

Gender Equality

Low Socioeconomic

Disability

Cultural

LGBTIQA+

Neurodiversity

Ethnicity

Maori & Pasifika

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FUN FACT: Companies that prioritize diversity and inclusion see a 22% reduction in turnover rates and a 39% increase in employee satisfaction. Deloitte

Testimonials

"We are incredibly grateful for our partnership, which has allowed us to expand our outreach to high schools across the country. Without this collaboration, we would not have been able to make the impact we have."

Claire, EVP Human Resources

How do we connect your organisation with secondary schools?

 

With our 12-month communication program, we ensure that your organisation stays connected with secondary schools every day of the year, without fail.

The Explore Careers team will handle a wide range of activities for you, from coordinating high school events and creating your organisation's profile on explorecareers.com, to conducting video interviews, webinars, eMarketing campaigns, and promoting your job opportunities.

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ExploreCareers.co.nz

ExploreCareers.com gives students, school counselors, teachers and parents access to your information quickly and easily.

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e-Marketing


Our e-Marketing enables employers to engage and target the school community directly. By delivering updates on future careers and education options, students gain insights into organisations, fostering awareness and interest.

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Employee Spotlight

Employee interviews are the most up-to-date and convenient way for students and school counselors to stay in the loop and learn all they need about your organisation

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Jobs

Through our innovative platform, we have the unique ability to identify schools in the local area and effortlessly dispatch job openings that align with your criteria directly to students and their trusted school counselors.

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Events & Webinars

Connect directly with students, school counselors, teachers, and parents, either face-to-face or virtually. This ensures effective communication, builds relationships, and allows for flexible interaction to support student success.

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Mini-Mag

From Entry-Level Jobs, Apprenticeships, Graduate Pathways to Industry Deep Dives, the Mini-Mag covers a broad range of topics for every student, no matter where they are in their career exploration journey.

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FUN FACT: Did you know? Secondary school students are twice as likely to pursue a career with an organisation that engages with them at secondary school.

6 Channels. 1 Solution.

Our 
Story

ExploreCareers Online

ExploreCareers.com revolutionises how students access your organisation's career information.

 

Say goodbye to cumbersome searches! With just a few clicks, our user-friendly platform provides instant access to all the essential details students need to explore career opportunities within your organisation.

Whether you're a high school student exploring career paths or a counselor guiding students, ExploreCareers.com is their essential resource.

 

Our platform offers a comprehensive suite of features designed for students, including detailed organisation insights, staff profiles, immersive 'Day in the Life' experiences, upcoming events and webinars, latest job opportunities, accolades, and a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion.


Including:
•    About Us
•    Staff profiles
•    Day in the life
•    Events/Webinars
•    Job postings
•    Awards
•    Diversity & Inclusion
•    Podcasts and much more.

 

Events + Webinars 

Get ready to connect directly with a wide-ranging audience that includes students, school counselors, teachers, and parents . Our platform offers the flexibility to connect both in-person and virtually through dynamic webinars.

We know event planning can be a real headache, which is why our seasoned event management team takes the reins and makes the process - hassle-free. From arranging a workplace visit to executing a top-notch webinar, we handle all the logistics to ensure a seamless experience. Now you can focus on what really matters - delivering an exceptional message to your audience.

 

We can help promote

  • School based events

  • Coordinate your organization to visit schools or invite school into your workplace

  • Work experience

  • Webinars  

  • Hiring event
     

Employee Spotlight Interviews

Employee Interviews offer students and school counselors the most convenient and up-to-date resource for learning everything about your organisation from the people working for your organisation.

 

These interviews provide in-depth insights into the roles, experiences, and career paths available, helping students and advisors understand your company culture, values, and opportunities.

Explore Careers will take care of putting together the interview for you.

 

All you need to do is let us know who we are interviewing and;

  • Simply inform us of the interviewee's identity, and we will provide you with a set of recommended questions.

  • We will take care of producing and editing the interview for you, based on your specifications.

  • Once complete, we will send the interview to you for approval before distributing it to high schools and uploading it to explorecareers.com.

  • You will have full ownership of the interview, and you can use it across all of your channels.

e-Marketing

Ensure that students, school counselors, teachers, and parents stay informed and engaged with your organization's future career opportunities.

 

Our monthly e-Marketing newsletter is crafted to keep our secondary school community informed and empowered with the latest updates and opportunities. From breaking news and upcoming events to exciting job openings and internships, our eMarketing delivers crucial insights that help students and parents make informed decisions about their future. 

 

Our monthly e-Marketing includes:

  • Job opportunities

  • Upcoming events

  • Latest News

  • Surveys and;

  • Any other relevant career information you want the school community to be aware of.

 

e-Marketing empowers employers to target specific demographics effectively. This targeting can be honed to:

  • Reach out to schools situated in specific states or regions, including technical schools and those in underprivileged communities.

  • Engage with key players in the educational sector, such as students, school counselors, teachers, principals, and parents, fostering connections and opportunities.

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Jobs

Discovering promising career paths can be a challenge for many students. However, with Explore Careers, we are poised to facilitate a more streamlined and direct approach to employment opportunities that caters specifically to their needs.

We are not merely another run-of-the-mill job board. Instead, we are a dedicated team that strives to establish a meaningful connection between employers and students.

 

Through our innovative platform, we have the unique ability to identify schools in the local area and effortlessly dispatch job openings that align with your criteria directly to students and their trusted career advisors.

 

In essence, our tailored approach sets us apart from traditional job boards and ensures that students have access to opportunities that resonate with their individual skill sets and interests. ​

Jobs including:​

  • Full-time, part-time and casual

  • Apprenticeships

  • Traineeships

  • Work experience

  • Internships

  • Graduate program

  • Cadetships

Our 
Story

Alongside our eMarketing, the digital Mini-Mag is a quarterly subscription that explores a different career-related topic each quarter.

From Apprenticeships and Graduate Pathways to Industry Deep Dives, the Mini-Mag covers a broad range of topics for every student, no matter where they are in their career exploration journey.

 

Each edition is meticulously curated to provide valuable insights, practical advice, and in-depth information on various career opportunities and industries.

 

Whether you're just beginning to explore your options or are ready to make a decision about your future career, the Mini-Mag is designed to support you every step of the way.

Employers can expect:

  • Enhanced Visibility: Gain exposure to a broad audience of students actively seeking career guidance and opportunities.

  • Employer Branding: Position your company as a top employer by showcasing your commitment to education and career development.

  • Engagement: Foster relationships with emerging talent, creating a direct line of communication with potential candidates.

Mini-Mag

CEO's & Next-Gen

54% of the workforce will comprise Generation Z by 2030 underscores the profound demographic transition unfolding within workplaces worldwide. This reality highlights the urgency for companies to proactively engage with high schools, as most of Gen-Z are in the classrooms today!

Become a partner​

We are excited to offer three tailored options for you to become our partner

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1

Starter

 

For employers wanting to engage with their future talent, when time and resources are in short supply.

12-month access to high schools  

 

1 x Profile on explorecareers.co.nz

1 x Monthly eMarketing Campaign 

1 x Targeted eMarketing Campaign 

5 x Student Job Postings

$14,500 per year
($1,208 per month)

*Rates will be increasing from 1 July by $1,250

2

Essentials

This package offers additional resources to help you reach a wider range of young Americans and further promote your employer brand.

12-month access to high schools  

 

1 x Profile on explorecareers.co.nz

1 x Events 

1 x Employee spotlight Interviews

1 x Mini-Mag Inclusion

2 x Monthly eMarketing Campaign  

2 x Targeted eMarketing Campaign 

25 x Student Job Postings

$18,000 per year
($1,500 per month)

*Rates will be increasing from 1 July by $1,500

3

Advantage

This package provides clients with the ultimate Explore Careers experience and offers the most comprehensive range of resources available.

12-month access to high schools

1 x Profile on explorecareers.co.nz

2 x Events

2 x Employee Spotlight Interviews

4 x Mini-Mag Inclusions

4 x Monthly eMarketing Campaign 

4 x Targeted eMarketing Campaign

Unlimited x Job Postings

Unlimited  x Diversity profiles

$22,500 per year
($1,875 per month)

*Rates will be increasing from 1 July by $2,000

Your 12-month activity planner

Once you have chosen your package option, Explore Careers will set out your 12-month activity planner.
This planner will ensure all your milestones and activities are achieved during the year.
The team at Explore Careers will do all the leg work and heavy lifting, giving you one less thing to worry about.

The activities in the planner will be set based on the inclusions within your nominated package - Starter - Essentials - Advantage.
See below.

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Timeline

June 2024 to June 2025 

* 4-months shown only in the example

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Dec 23

ExploreCareers.com

EY Profile is built/approved and goes LIVE.

PR Announcement

PR announcement will go out announcing the partnership between EY & EC on 11.26.23.

EY to supply a blurb to be included in the PR release by 12.01.23.

 

Partnership Monthly Recap 

Monthly catch-up/review EY & EC

on 12.28.23.

Reporting & Analytics 

To be sent prior to the monthly partnership recap meeting

12.28.23.

Jan 24

Weekly eDM

Weekly eDM Topic Tadiwa story, Graduate to Partner

EY to send content by 01.15.2024

eDM to be sent out 01.22.2024

Audience will be, High Schools and Tech/Trade

Job Postings

New Jobs to be added to EY's profile and sent out in targeted eDM.

Partnership Monthly Recap 

Monthly catch-up/review EY & EC

on 01.27.24.

Reporting & Analytics 

To be sent prior to the monthly partnership recap meeting

01.26.24.

Feb 24

Video Interview

Interview booked in with graduate on 02.04.2024

Interview Questions and interview preperation doc sent to the interviewee. 02.24.2024

Video will be released on by 03.04.2024.

ExploreCareers.com (update)

New images to be supplied by EY

by 02.26.24.

Partnership Monthly Recap 

Monthly catch-up/review EY & EC

on 02.28.24.

Reporting & Analytics 

To be sent prior to the monthly partnership recap meeting

02.28.24.

 Example 

March 24

Webinar

Webinar booked in with on 03.13.24 to be pre recorded.

ExploreCareers will send through the link, unless EY has their own.

Release date of the Webinar 03.22.24.

Upload to EY profile

sent in eDM on 03.27.24

Audience is nationwide.

 

Partnership Monthly Recap 

Monthly catch-up/review EY & EC

on 03.28.24.

Reporting & Analytics 

To be sent prior to the monthly partnership recap meeting

03.28.24.

Career Advisor Testimonials 

"Explore Careers is a beneficial program that encourages students to think about their future careers beyond the classroom. It exposes them to different industries and professions, broadening their knowledge and ambitions. Through this initiative, students can explore their passions, discover new interests, and develop the skills necessary to pursue fulfilling careers. It's an exciting opportunity that sets our students on the path to success".

Wayne, Career Advisor

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New Partners​

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You're in good company

Thank you. 

"The future depends on what you do today."

"I wanted to take a moment to thank you for considering our program.

 

As the director and a father of three girls, I am passionate about supporting the next generation and providing them with the tools they need to succeed.

 

Your interest in our program means a lot to me and I appreciate the time you took to consider engaging with Explore Careers and our high school & tech/trade school community.

 

I hope to have the opportunity to welcome you personally to our program and look forward to working together to make a positive impact on the lives of our students". 

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Daniel Stoneman

Director

Explore Careers

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