David Trought

BSc, MSc, PGCertEd, DipCareersGuidance
Approved Smithells® Professional

David Trought is an experienced career professional with over 30 years' work in NZ and the UK.

David has done career planning with many secondary and tertiary students, and with young people in the workforce. He has promoted land-based trades careers in schools. David has also worked as Director of Careers at Auckland and AUT Universities.

David's inspiration is in seeing young people as unique individuals and supporting them to make informed career decisions, by matching career paths and opportunities tailored to each client. This results in realistic and encouraging outcomes.

David is a professional member of CDANZ, the Career Development Association of New Zealand.

In 2017, David completed specialised training with Smithells®NZ in the use of the Smithells® Career Planning System.

David has a passion for running and for exploring our beautiful country.

David and his wife Heather, who is an experienced career professional in her own right, run their own company Clear Path Careers.

Appointments are held at their home-based offices in Patumahoe Village (10 minutes from Drury off-ramp), including weekend appointments and in Auckland (Manukau/Orewa) and Hamilton.

Click to contact David or call him on 027 420 5451

Online / remote consultations available

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