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Leadership skills through AUT Edge Award

August 22, 2018

Maya Jaros

Maya Jaros did great things in leadership during the AUT Edge Award. You too can start getting more involved in leadership activities and networking through attending sessions at Employability Matters, coming up 13 August.

Michelle Young - AUT Edge Award Overall Achiever

August 22, 2018

Michelle Young

Michelle Young found her edge by overcoming her shyness and undertaking the AUT Edge Award. Not only did she develop the confidence to enter the AUT X Challenge, Co.Starters, but she won the AUT Edge Award inaugural Overall Achiever Prize from Seek NZ.

Volunteering Supremo

August 7, 2018

Volunteering winner

Volunteering is great for the soul - but also for your job prospects. Employers say 90% of all employers will interview someone with volunteering on their CV over someone who hasn't, according to SEEK NZ General Manager. Read about our Volunteering Prizewinner Kelly D'Mello.

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.

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?

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?

FEATURE

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Why is NZ Workplace Experience so important?

Having New Zealand work experience is vital if you want to give yourself the best...
Bus and Econ Career Fair 2019 crowd

Employers delighted with student engagement

Employers were delighted with the way students engaged with them at the 2019 Business and...
Business Career Fair group shot

Big Event for Business & Economics students

“Career fairs provide a safe environment to network, a great testing ground for your CV...

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