JETmag Blog

10 five-minute ways to de-stress

You know that feeling, like you’re strung so tight you’re just about to snap? It’s nearing the end of term three. Taking just 5 minutes to stop and calm down can make a world of difference explains blogger Kate.

Jobs

Bumper rewards: Panelbeaters opt for four-day week

Whangarei panelbeaters are the latest to follow the four-day working week trend.

The 12 skills employers want you to have

Students think creativity is top of the list. It isn't.

Education

NZ music icon Hollie Smith joins Wintec music school

Internationally acclaimed New Zealand singer/songwriter Hollie Smith, described as “the reigning queen of Aotearoa soul” has joined Wintec’s School of Media Arts to mentor and teach music students.

Training

Driver shortage being addressed

Efforts to ease the driver shortage in the road transport industry has attracted significant numbers of female students to a Commercial Road Transport Programme being held at Manukau Institute of Technology.

Apprenticeship vs degree – who earns more in a lifetime?

An apprenticeship and career in the trades is just as financially lucrative across a lifetime as a university degree, according to a new report by economic think tank BERL.

Fees-free: from famine to feast?

Jody Hopkinson weighs opinion on the Government’s new fees-free tertiary education policy.

What’s the fuss about STEM?

ANNIE GRAHAM-RILEY looks at why graduates in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects are in such hot demand.

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