Woman and man in Zoom conversation

Over the last few months the Careers and Employment team converted a busy schedule of on-campus employer events to digital format. As we enter T2, we’re very excited to be offering on-campus events again, including sessions from Deloitte, GovTech and Oranga Tamariki. However, webinars are here to stay, and employers will also be engaging via this medium going forward. Since we got a crash course in digital networking, and observed many of […]

Employers expect that in your application for a position with them, you demonstrate that your writing is grammatically correct and clear, and that you provide specific evidence that you meet their requirements.   As a Career Consultant in the Careers and Employment team, I see frequent examples of poor grammar in CVs, cover letters, application […]

Volunteering is a key part of improving your employability for the future and of course having fun and making connections in the present. BUT a lot has changed in the time of COVID-19 where we can no longer have face-to- face contact. The ideas and tips below will help you still engage during this surreal […]

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The Four Tendencies personality type profile – and how they can help you harness good habits to improve your career prospects. The Four Tendencies is a personality framework by Gretchen Rubin, American happiness and habit researcher and best-selling author. It helps answer the question of why some of us can stick to New Year’s resolutions […]

What are your ethical expectations of the workplace?

An epic leadership experience – the Aspiring Leaders’ Forum

  Not quite sure what you want to do with your Law degree? In the flurry of recruitment activities at the beginning of our academic year, it is easy to get the impression that there are a narrow range of highly-contested options if you are a law student seeking internships or a graduate. And yes, […]

The year has barely begun to turn yellow an autumnal and already so much has happened. This is no longer a new year blog! In the wake of recent tragic events in Aotearoa, it is hard to focus. However in a way, planning for another year of career seminars and events, is a good opportunity […]

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“I should have started the preparation for applications sooner” says Josh, one of many students I have recently seen rushing and stressing at the last minute to get in graduate job, summer intern or scholarship applications. They didn’t realise how much time it would take. Luckily at least they…

The first best thing you should do in 2019…