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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Is the recruitment industry something that excites you? Why dont you give it a go?
Here is our example of what NOT to do when you're going in for an interview.
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.
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.
There are still many industries continuing to grow under the current economic conditions.
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.
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.
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.
Where young people often get a bad wrap from businesses looking to employ new staff, they naturally possess a lot of unique skills, some of which they may not even be able to articulate themselves. We've put together a skills list to help you better understand what young employees could do to grow your business!