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Self-management skills key to securing that job

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Keeping calm under pressure is a vital self-management skill that employers respect. Find out how to show employers you are in control so you can get or keep that job.


Mentoring from business leaders helps break employment barriers

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Find out about business mentoring initiatives that help students break down barriers and have the best opportunities for employment.


Auckland pilot cements Work Connect roll out

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More than 200 skilled migrants and international students have benefited from Work Connect – now the programme is heading to other main centres.


Should my son follow his dad's advice and go to university?

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Continuing our Q & A series – answering questions from parents about their children's work and learning choices.


Should you put communication skills on your CV?

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Stand out from the crowd with different ways of showing employers you have good communication skills.


Making young people more employable

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Tips on helping young people develop employability skills so they have better employment opportunities.


How to show your positive attitude to employers

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Employers say they like to hire people with positive attitudes. They rate this employability skill so highly that you have a good chance of getting a job if you’re enthusiastic, even if you don’t quite have the required experience.


Right subject choice key to career opportunities

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Find out how to support young people making decisions about what to study.


Why are these seven skills so important to employers?

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How do some people get jobs over others? We tell you about the seven employability skills employers want to see that will get you ahead of the rest.


How can you get experience without a job?

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Discover 10 ways for young people without a job to get the kind of experience employers like.