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Demystifying Psychometric Assessments

September 26, 2017

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It can be rather daunting to be told you have to complete a psychometric assessment when you apply for a job, particularly if you’ve never done one before. Student Employability and Careers Specialist Emma Spires demystifies the process.

Meet Employability Specialist Emma Spires

September 26, 2017

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A wealth of knowledge about recruitment and employment has been introduced to the Employability and Careers team by the bubbly Emma Spires, who joined the team early 2016.

Meet Antonia - AUT Sociology Graduate

September 21, 2017

Graeme Dingle Foundation

We meet Antonia Vito, a 2015 AUT sociology graduate who shares how her passion for helping youth opened up the opportunity for an internship and job with the Graeme Dingle Foundation.

How volunteering helps build invaluable skills

September 21, 2017

Umar Kuddus

AUT fourth year law student Umar Kuddus talks about his experiences as a volunteer with the Auckland Community Law Centre and how it has helped him gain immeasurable legal experience and gave him the opportunity to help people in the New Zealand community.

Meet Elizabeth - AUT Postgraduate Communications Graduate

September 20, 2017

Elizabeth Davies

Meet Elizabeth Davies, who works for Tangible Media. An AUT Communications graduate, Elizabeth offers us an insight into the exciting world of publishing and digital media as part of Employability Matters week.

AUT Accounting Graduate - Alice Adams

September 19, 2017

Alice Adams

Meet Alice Adams, AUT Accounting and Sport & Recreation grad. As part of our Employability Matters week, read about her experiences with Grant Thornton and why she loves her job .

CV - What NOT to do!

September 19, 2017

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As most employers only spend 6 seconds - on average - reading a CV the first time, you really don’t want to lose their interest or annoy them during that first quick read! Here is an outline of some of the things that employers find most annoying about CVs. Read to be prepared.

Should I put a photo on my CV?

September 19, 2017

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Putting a photo on your CV – is it a good idea or not? Approach with caution say the AUT Student Employability and Careers team, who are in regular contact with employers, HR managers and recruitment agencies about job applications and CVs.

Event Prep – on your marks, get set, gooooo

September 18, 2017

Here I am

Don't look a gift horse in the mouth when employers or HR managers turn up on campus with the express purpose of meeting you, their potential future employees. They're coming into your territory so make the most of the opportunity and get out there and meet them.

The Obsession with NZ Workplace Experience

August 30, 2017

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Often international students feel very confused when employers say they want NZ work experience. What do employers actually mean and why is it important? What if you already have a wealth of experience from your own country behind you?

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Demystifying Psychometric Assessments

It can feel pretty daunting to be advised you have to complete a psychometric assessment...
Alice Adams

AUT Accounting Graduate - Alice Adams

What is your role and what does it entail? I am part of the privately...
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CV - What NOT to do!

When an event like Employability Matters pulls large numbers of employers onto campus, we take...

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