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Workshops

A series of workshops are run each month, they include topics such as CV preparation, interview skills, preparing for psychometric tests and more. The workshops are held at both Kelburn and Pipitea campuses.

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Full workshop list and descriptions

Applying for Jobs Online

These days, many job applications are done online and you will need to upload documents such as your academic transcript, CV and cover letter. Learn about some of the pitfalls and how to avoid them.

CV Advanced – "Hands on" Critique

This is an opportunity to critique a CV from an employer's perspective.

CV Basics

Get your CV into the YES pile! Learn how to prepare a convincing and well presented CV/Resume.

CV Basics Plus Discussion

Learn how to prepare a convincing and well presented CV/Resume. This workshop covers the same material as the CV Basics workshop, but allows additional time for questions and discussion.

CV Clinic

Not happy with the look of your CV? Bring your CV and Cover Letter problems to this clinic and get help with layout and formatting.

Dealing with Interview Questions

This practical 70-minute workshop discusses common interview questions and how to answer them.

Interview Preparation

Tips on preparing for interviews.

Interview Preparation Plus Discussion

This workshop covers the same material as the Interview Preparation workshop, but allows additional time for questions and discussion.

Job Search Strategies

Want to be more effective in finding the job you want?

Know Your Self, Know Your Skills: Using the ePortfolio

Learn to use the ePortfolio tool to create a study and experience journal.

Networking Skills

Learn how to take the 'work' out of networking.

Preparing a Cover Letter

A well presented and effective cover letter strongly influences the attitude with which the recruiter will read the rest of your application. Pick up some tips on preparing good letters efficiently.

Preparing for Psychometric Tests/ Assessment Centres

Video based advice on how to prepare for and survive assessment centres and ability tests.

Researching Employers: Key Strategies for Winning that Job!

Knowing about the organisation is crucial to helping with your job search campaign. Make your job application stand out and win that interview by discovering key aspects of the organisation.

Victoria Plus ePortfolio

For Victoria Plus Programme candidates. Tips and advice in a small group session to work directly on your e-portfolio.

CV Preparation and Interview Skills for Speakers of English as a Second Language

These two workshops (CV Preparation, Interview Skills) deal specifically with assisting Speakers of English as a Second Language by giving them strategies to make the most of their skills and experiences.


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