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Get your CV just right

July 9, 2018

Stand out from the crowd

Did you know employers spend an average of six seconds looking at a CV before moving on? If an employer receives approximately 50-200 applications per role, it certainly makes it difficult to stand out from the crowd.

Are you ready for Career Fairs?

July 9, 2018

Are you ready

Employers thrive on proactive candidates. They will remember you if you take an interest, ask questions and know about what they do.

What is Employability Matters

July 3, 2018

Leaping into the real world

Your lifeline to the real world starts now. Employability! No problem, I’ll get my degree and be employable, right? Not quite!

Your degree is only part of the employability equation. Are you a good communicator, do you work well in teams and feel ready to leap into the real-world of work?

Attacking the Final Reflection

April 17, 2018

Grump to hap

Reflecting? Well that sounds easy doesn't it? Bang something out in half an hour and the Edge Award is done and dusted! Well it isn't that easy but it doesn't have to be too difficult either!

Behavioural Questions

April 17, 2018

Interview

Behavioural interviewing (also called situational interviewing) is a job interview focused on discovering how a candidate will act in a specific employment related situation. It focuses on experiences, behaviours, knowledge, skills and abilities that are job related. This approach is very popular in New Zealand and is based on the belief that how you responded to situations in the past will predict how you will behave in the future.

Volunteering - abseiling, mulching, ICT tutoring...

April 13, 2018

Volunteering Expo

Giving back makes you feel good and it can also be fun, exciting, weird or down right nerve wracking –  you really can take your pick!

Social Change Campaigner Richie Hardcore

April 9, 2018

Richie Hardcore

Social change is at the heart of everything campaigner Richie Hardcore does. Come and be inspired by what he says as a keynote speaker for the Culture and Society Career Fair this Thursday 12 April.

I, Robot - is that the Future?

March 29, 2018

Robot in workplace

In 20 years the majority of our jobs will be done by robots so you may as well give up your studies and prepare for the end as we know it, right?  I feel like that’s the message I’m hearing in the media almost every week but how real is it?

Get On With It - Don't Hang Back

March 13, 2018

three panelists

Get on with it and make the most of career fairs, advised three recent graduates at the Match Ready Business and Economics workshop recently.

FEATURE

Are you ready

Are you ready for Career Fairs?

Employers thrive on proactive candidates. They will remember you if you take an interest, ask...
Leaping into the real world

What is Employability Matters

Your lifeline to the real world starts now. Employability! No problem, I’ll get my degree...
Grump to hap

Attacking the Final Reflection

So you’ve done 50 hours volunteering, 18 hours of leadership or challenge and attended 10...

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