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.
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 community can 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 they’re 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!
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.
In the digital age, we live in now, it is important to recognise the advantages of being able to upskill yourself and craft yourself as employable as possible.
Some tips for employers on how you can best support youth.
What can you gain from attending a Youth Employment Success Open Session? Find out more.
Follow these 5 simple steps to explore a variety of different career pathways across a broad range of industries in your region.
Here at Youth Employment Success, we are all about setting up youth to succeed in the workplace - that’s why we have come up with tips and tricks on how you can set your youth employees up for success.
If you’ve ever been interested in the retail game, now’s your chance. There are so many reasons to check out opportunities in casual employment AND still have an awesome Summer!