Industry Talk: Secrets to Scoring your Dream Job
23 Sep 2022 2:10 PM - 3:00 PM
Presenter/Speaker: Tracey Bond, NZH Development Manager, NZME
Applying for jobs and interviewing after graduating can be a daunting task. What are hiring managers looking for in your CV and cover letter (here’s a tip always include a cover letter) and how can you stand out from the crowd? How can you apply for roles when you have little or no relevant experience in the industry? New Zealand Herald Development Manager Tracey Bond will explain what makes a successful candidate and share some tips on how to make sure you land an interview as well as explain some of the classic mistakes to avoid.
In this session we will cover
- Why a cover letter is important and which phrases you should avoid
- Basic CVs dos and don’ts
- The skills you need to ace an interview