Browse our news section for all things relating to Youth Employment Success. Here you will find updates on the campaign, news from employers and our youth.
Wednesday November 8, 2017
Are you looking to advertise a vacant role for a youth? Lose the traditional forms of advertising (newspaper and word of mouth) and be on the channels that youth are looking within.
Tuesday October 17, 2017
How do you make a start in the retail industry? We spoke to the owners of Bedpost Dunedin, Alan and Denise about what they look for in their employees.
Monday October 16, 2017
Opportunties avaliable for young Dunedin job seekers, and the benefits of applying for them.
Monday October 2, 2017
Ever considered social work as a career path? We spoke to Pact Dunedin about what types of personal qualities and skills the industry requires.
Wednesday September 20, 2017
While working over your Summer holiday break may not sound appealing to some, scoring a job as a Christmas Casual could be the best thing you do this year!
Thursday August 31, 2017
T & G Global are an exporting company that works with local fruit growers and works to get the product to where it needs to be in the quickest time possible.
Tuesday August 22, 2017
What does it take to become an interior designer? We spoke to Donna Gibbons of Oreily Design about her journey.
Friday June 23, 2017
A fantastic evening to celebrate an incredibly successful 12 months of YES. Now 67 endorsed employers offering over 700 opportunities to Dunedin youth.
Friday February 24, 2017
A question asked of us from primary school through to adulthood. For some of us who've been in the workforce for 30+ years, we still can't answer it, so how does a young person?
Thursday January 26, 2017
A fantastic evening at Innov8HQ to celebrate Youth Employment in Dunedin.
Sunday September 4, 2016
From a CV review to business walkthroughs and mock interviews, Dunedin's YES employers are happily offering all local youth a number of different employment-based opportunities.
Sunday July 10, 2016
We couldn't have asked for a better turn out to our Youth Employment Success Celebration event - we received over 100 RSVP's! We even got a bit of press coverage from TVNZ to boot!
Friday July 1, 2016
Since launch, Youth Employment Success has seen and heard some amazing success stories come from Dunedin's local community.
Friday July 1, 2016
We're celebrating YES's successes to date, taking the time to say thanks, well done and congratulations to all the amazing businesses on board with the initiative - and you and your team are invited!
Tuesday June 28, 2016
We recently reached out to our Facebook following and asked the question 'What piece of career advice would you give your younger self if you had the chance?' We had such an amazing response that we couldn't help but share - Check out below for some words of wisdom as told...
Friday May 13, 2016
With over 65 attendees, Youth Employment Success has officially launched, ready to engage and supporting locals working towards a Dunedin that doesn't accept disengaged youth.
Wednesday April 27, 2016
Your CV is the first thing a future employer will look at when hiring new people. In order to get that all-important interview, we've put together a few tips and tricks to help you build a polished CV to help you get a foot in the door!