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Let LinkedIn work for you!

October 10, 2019

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Want to know how to create a more detailed story of you, your brand, your passions and the route your career is taking that can be accessed by potential employers? Emma O’Mahony from Robert Walters specialist recruitment agency generously gave me time to explain why she swears by LinkedIn as a recruitment tool.

Bringing passion into the mix

September 18, 2019

Jumping with joy at work

Are you someone who has a passion for something but just cannot see how to turn it into a career path? Opening up to possibilities other than the expected pathways can be quite intimidating but those that think outside the square about their passions find it richly rewarding.

Do what you're afraid to do, says AUT Edge Award winner

August 23, 2019

AUT Edge Award overall winner Jackie Chan

The best way to overcome fear is to ‘do what you’re afraid to do’, says AUT student Jackie Chan, who received the AUT Edge Award Overall Achievement prize winner at the graduation ceremony late July, excelling in her leadership and volunteering work through the Award.

Sell Yourself at the Career Fair

August 13, 2019

You can do it

Dynamic and fun is the best way to describe the hospitality, tourism and events industry, and if you want to become part of it you need to learn how to sell yourself, according to the three panelists from Sky City, Vodafone Event Centre and International Hotel Group at last week’s Match Ready workshop at AUT.

Volunteering is simply offering small acts of kindness

July 31, 2019

Happy AUT Edge Award winners

Priscilla Schwalger didn't see much point in volunteering before she started the AUT Edge Award. By the end she had clocked up over 110 volunteering hours (minimum requirement is 10) and is still volunteering - and loving it!

Impact of working together on sustainability

July 31, 2019

Social Impact Edge Award winner Liubov Sidavora

Having to volunteer during the AUT Edge Award opened Liubov Sidorova’s eyes to the huge social impact individuals, like herself, can make. Liubov won the Social Impact prize for her huge involvement in many community ventures around sustainability.

Learning to Lead through the AUT Edge Award

July 31, 2019

Leadership prize winner and sponsor CAANZ

Leadership isn't easy, says Hilary Esterhuizen, winner of the AUT Edge Award Leadership prize, sponsored by CAANZ. Through the award Hilary learned that positivity and two-way communication are the secret ingredients of successful leadership for her.

Coming out of his corner because of the AUT Edge Award

July 31, 2019

AUT Edge Award winners on blackboard

When Yves Guo started the AUT Edge Award, he was a shy and introverted student who struggled to have any belief in himself. Over his AUT Edge Award journey, Yves developed into a more confident, creative personality who pushed outside his comfort zone to help others.

Clubbing - but not the music kind

July 12, 2019

Dancing at a nightclub

Clubs are vital - and I’m not talking of nightclubs or the clubs used by Neanderthals to clobber dinosaurs for food. I'm talking about the exceptional range of clubs set up at AUT offering opportunities for you to hang out with other students and do stuff,

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 Hand out of computer screen

Let LinkedIn work for you!

When Emma O’Mahony is looking for potential applicants for new roles as part of her...
Jumping with joy at work

Bringing passion into the mix

You love music but you’re hopeless musician. You love gaming but not quite E-Sport League....
AUT Edge Award overall winner Jackie Chan

Do what you're afraid to do, says AUT Edge Award winner

Jackie won the YUDU sponsored prize for demonstrating the highest level of achievement in all...

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