E
Y

Industry Showcase: Recruitment

By Emma Turner | Posted: Sunday September 6, 2020

Is the recruitment industry something that excites you? Why dont you give it a go?

As part of our YES programme, we have 3 of the top recruitment firms based in Dunedin offering their time to you. Platinum, Fluid and DKW recruitment have been identified as youth-friendly employers.

Employer Perspective: The Why/How

Jason from Fluid says: “The one thing that will give you direction in your career is coming and sitting at a recruitment desk for a time. Not only will you be exposed to a whole bunch of jobs, you might gain yourself a career in recruitment but you also might expose yourself to a job that you would not have known about otherwise. It is a fantastic way for youth to engage, especially in their first job.”

Rani from DKW says: “Have confidence in yourself. Go with what you truly want to be doing. You will be doing something that you love, and from there you won’t be working a day in your life.”

Youth’s Perspective: The How / The Why

Tom from Fluid says: “Just put yourself out there, it is sometimes easy to be quiet but get yourself known and get amongst.”

Eden from Fluid says: “You are challenged from day one - in my first week I was put in a chief financial officer role and was tasked to talk to people that I would never usually talk too.

Advice from Youth & Employers:

Ken from DKW says: If you can present yourself well, the business well, its a breeze.

Eden from Fluid says: Back yourself. I Don’t think enough people back themselves.

Tom from Fluid says: “Just put yourself out there, it is sometimes easy to be quiet but get yourself known and get amongst.”

See also...

Handy Hints For Putting Together Your CV / Resume / Bio

Thursday September 23, 2021

Writing about yourself can be tricky, but at the end of the day it is an outline of who you are and importantly your key selling points.

Summer Internships - What's in it for me?

Tuesday September 21, 2021

So you've heard your lecturers or parents mention the word "Internship" but you don't really know what it means. What do internships entail? Why should I be considering applying for an internship while I am studying? All very valid and common questions - you're not alone!

Eastern Southland YES Employers Share their Advice for Youth!

Monday February 22, 2021

We have 25 Employers from a wide range of industries in Eastern Southland. Take a read of some of the advice that they have for youth getting started in their career.

Signup for Newsletter

Top