What makes graduates employable?

22 Jun, 2018

Employability is something all tertiary students need to work on from their first university paper right through to the workplace, says AUT senior lecturer and career specialist Margie Elley-Brown.

Employers are looking for graduates who juggled part-time work while studying – and Elley-Brown has noticed a surprisingly large number of students lack this experience.

“If they’ve got some relevant part-time work experience or voluntary experience in an area they are hoping to work in, that is points on the board for them,” she says.

Read more employability tips from Margie on careers hub yudu.co.nz.

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