Workshops

Careers New Zealand runs programmes and workshops to equip teachers, senior school staff, parents, whānau and community organisations with the latest career knowledge, skills and tools to support young people to make informed learning and work choices.

Impact of generational differences on employability

With employment expected to grow, the attitudes and characteristics different generations have towards employment has led to a change in the way people approach their career pathway.

Employers are seeking a more diverse skill set to grow existing employability skills to create an adaptable and flexible workforce.

Explore how long-standing and emerging industries continue to operate side by side to shape the future skills flow and redefine future labour market trends and opportunities.

Discuss how you can support learners’ understanding of how to engage and collaborate with people from different generations.


Who will benefit from attending? 

Career leaders and staff responsible for student transitions from primary (Year 7-8), secondary (Year 9-13) and tertiary.

When:

This workshop will be held around the country from 14 August to 8 September 2017.

Duration:

Three hours

Cost:

Free

Learning objectives:

  1. Review future labour market trends and opportunities.
  2. Explore the attitudes and characteristics different generations have towards employment.
  3. Apply this information to equip today’s learners for the workplace of tomorrow.

Register

In the message box please specify the workshop title, “Impact of generational differences on employability”, and your audience, primary (Year 7-8), secondary (Year 9-13) or tertiary.

Updated 31 Jul 2017