News & Views

Researching Employers

July 4, 2018

Employers

Who gets nervous going for an interview or meeting potential employers?

You can’t see but I’m nodding furiously yes at my keyboard. I’ll let you in on a secret. When I’ve gone for interviews or meet people I don’t know, my voice gets high-pitched. And I’m not talking an octave higher, I’m admitting to sounding like Mickey Mouse.

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?

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.

The 3 Rs - Research, Research, Research

February 28, 2018

Research books

What comes to mind when you hear the word research? Do you cringe a little, or do your eyes light up knowing you could discover something you didn’t know?

You are as good as your next move!

February 28, 2018

you can pic

Yay, the career event is over. And you think you nailed it! Well, no, not quite.  After making all that effort you don’t want to lose out on future opportunities by scurrying back into your corner and not following up.

Here are 6 tips on how to keep momentum up after the fair or event is over.

Demstifying Graduate Programmes and More

February 21, 2018

Demystifying

Graduate programmes?  Internships?  Work integrated learning? What on earth? Let us help make sense of these for you.

Life changing AUT Edge Award

January 26, 2018

EA grads 12-2017

When students talk of how the AUT Edge Award has changed their lives, you know it is making a significant impact well beyond ticking the boxes.

Employer Tips on CVs, Interviews etc

October 17, 2017

Mouthy horse

There is nothing better than advice from the horse's mouth! Over AUT Employability Matters a number of employers gave tips about how to write CVs and cover letters, prepare for interviews and approach work experience.

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