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Check out our latest news/pūrongo and resources/rauemi ipurangi to help kick-start employment journeys for Rangatahi/Youth. Browse our news/pūrongo section for updates on the YES campaign, events, success stories and news/pūrongo from kawhakawhiwhi mahi/employers and rangatahi/youth. We have a bunch of resources/rauemi from interview tips, contract advice, suggested training providers and onboarding success. Curated with you in mind, this is all about building your knowledge, confidence and connections so we can bridge the gap between businesses and younger members of the workforce.

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.

Whanganui YES Employers Share their Advice for Youth!

Monday February 22, 2021

We have 20 Employers from a wide range of industries right here in Whanganui. Take a read of some of the advice that they have for youth getting started in their career.

Dunedin YES Employers Share their Advice for Youth!

Sunday February 21, 2021

We have nearly 80 Employers from a wide range of industries right here in Dunedin. Take a read of some of the advice that they have for youth getting started in their career.

Industry Showcase: Hairdressing & Barbering

Wednesday February 17, 2021

Everyone visits a hairdresser or barber at least once a year! This is why maintaining and training skilled workers in this industry is so important.

Industry Showcase: Recruitment

Sunday September 6, 2020

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

What NOT to do in an Interview

Monday June 22, 2020

Here is our example of what NOT to do when you're going in for an interview.

Simple and Effective Youth Opportunities That Wont Cost Your Business

Sunday May 31, 2020

Giving youth an employment-based opportunity doesn't only mean giving them a job. There are a variety of ways in which you as an established member of Dunedin's business communitycan give local youth a helping hand into employment.

Tips To Get The Best Out Of Youth Employees

Thursday April 30, 2020

Youth employees are different from their older counterparts; we know this for a fact. Often viewed as unmotivated, disengaged and easily distracted, we easily forget that theyre equipped with strong technical knowledge, a fresh perspective on your business and a mass of growth potential.

Areas Of Employment Experiencing Growth

Wednesday April 8, 2020

There are still many industries continuing to grow under the current economic conditions.

How You Can Upskill In #Iso

Wednesday April 8, 2020

So you are trying to get job-ready but you are stuck at home in isolation, never fear we have compiled a list of things you can do to up-skill whilst in isolation, all from the comfort of you home.

Interview Tips & Techniques - For Employers

Saturday February 1, 2020

There's a mass of resources available targeted at up-skilling a job applicants' interview skills, but interviews are two-way conversations; they require skills and preparation on both sides. A skilled interviewer will calm the candidate, relax the atmosphere and extract all critical information needed to make the best recruitment decision for your business. We've put together a short list of interviewer essentials below.

Induction 101: Setting Up Youth For Employment Success

Saturday February 1, 2020

Setting up youth for employment success means being prepared, organised and supportive in the initial days and weeks of employment commencement. A good induction ensures the job runs smoothly and ensures new employees to hit the ground running from day one. We've put together a short checklist of must-haves for first day inductions below.

YES Opportunities: What's on offer?

Saturday February 1, 2020

From a CV review to business walkthroughs and mock interviews, YES employers are happily offering all local youth a number of different employment-based opportunities.

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