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 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 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.
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 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.
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!