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Ask YUDU: I can’t get a job, so how do I...

Remind yourself that everyone got their start somehow, so if they managed to figure it out, then so can you.

Five pieces of job-hunting advice you should ignore

Here's what you should NOT be listening to when it comes to finding a job.

Education

‘Kids are born scientists’ – Siouxsie Wiles talks STEM and sexism

We've heard plenty about efforts to make science, technology, engineering and mathematics - or STEM - a more diverse space and one that appeals to tomorrow's bright minds. Are they working? Jamie Morton talked to one of our best known role models for science, University of Auckland microbiologist Dr Siouxsie Wiles.

Training

Apprenticeship kick-starts beautiful career

Machaela Robbins says her HITO beauty therapy apprenticeship has been “rewarding and fun”.

Youth Work apprenticeship programme provides career pathway

Interested in youth work? A new apprenticeship programme provides a great career pathway for school leavers.

Young Māori and Pasifika Building Graduates Positive about the Future

This year one hundred and eighty WelTec and Whitireia students across the Wellington region were part of the Māori and Pasifika Trades Training (MPTT) scheme.

Dave Burt: No wonder there is a skills shortage in construction

The perfect storm, the construction sector has over-committed with too many businesses turning away the chance to take on apprentices.

Sector Profiles

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Ask YUDU: I can’t get a job, so how do I...

Remind yourself that everyone got their start somehow, so if they managed to figure it out, then so can you.