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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.

How a Summer job will Benefit You!

Tuesday October 16, 2018

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!

Industry Showcase: The Media Industry

Friday September 28, 2018

Is the Media industry right for you? Why don’t you give it a go!

Tips for Managing Young People

Tuesday September 18, 2018

Tips on how to get the best out of your young staff!

Hiring Young Staff

Tuesday September 18, 2018

Young job seekers have a lot to offer - placed in the right nurturing environment, they can learn and grow to become incredible employees.

Tips and Techniques for Interviews - Employers, this one is for you

Tuesday September 18, 2018

We provide a lot of information and resources to youth around how to ace an interview, how to make a good first impression and even where to look for employment. What we don’t commonly talk about is how these processes are a two-way street.

Find your Perfect Course with Study Spy

Thursday August 16, 2018

Have you been looking into Tertiary study, but don’t know where to start?

Summer Internships in Dunedin

Thursday August 16, 2018

Are you an Otago University or Polytechnic student looking for a summer internship? Check out the 2018 Sexy Summer Jobs internships!

Industry showcase - Farra Engineering

Friday June 22, 2018

Ever wondered what it would be like working within the Engineering and Fabrication industry? With over 150 years of experience in the engineering industry and more than 150 workers, Farra are true industry leaders providing both national and international customers with innovative engineering solutions. We recently spoke to Farra’s CEO, Gareth, Financial Controller Sally, and two of Farra's youth employees about what it takes to be apart of this exciting and innovative industry.

We Provide Opportunities to Youth that Won't Cost Anything!

Thursday June 7, 2018

Here at Youth Employment Success, we want to help youth out as much as possible with getting in to their desired industries and to do so, we offer a wide range of opportunities that won’t cost you (the employer) or the youth anything other than a little bit of time!

YES Employers Share Their Advice for Youth

Monday March 19, 2018

Our fantastic YES youth-friendly employers were all given a chance to make a start in their chosen industries, so we’ve compiled a list of the advice that some of these employers want to pass on to the young job seekers!

Industry Showcase - Allcor Fabrication

Wednesday January 31, 2018

Allcor is an engineering and construction company based in Dunedin. The team at Allcor are all young and eager to work in the engineering/construction industry, making them a youth-friendly environment to work within

How to Follow up After an Interview

Monday December 18, 2017

Have you ever had an interview for a job and hadn’t heard back but thought that you wouldn’t have been able to do any better? 

What Employers Look for in a Job Interview

Monday December 18, 2017

Have you ever wondered what is going through the employer's mind when you're sitting in an interview? We can’t tell you what they're thinking but we can give you some handy hints to what employers are looking for throughout the interview process. We have created a list of pointers and tips to helping you on your way to interview success!

Work/Life Balance 

Monday November 20, 2017

Check out our top tips for managing a work/life balance. 

Hiring Youth Employees 

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.

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