If you're dreading going back to work after reading this on
your morning smoko break, perhaps it's time for a career
Whether you are looking for a more challenging career or
you're just getting started in the job market, advice will be
in abundance at the Mosgiel Library next week.
The Otago Polytechnic is running two workshops in the Downes
Room, aimed at steering Taieri residents into careers that
make them feel happier and more fulfilled.
Next Tuesday, career guidance will be given at the Otago
Careers Festival, and next Wednesday, there will be a
curriculum vitae and job search workshop.
Otago Polytechnic Mosgiel digital outreach facilitator
Jacquie Hayes said several careers advisers would be on hand
on Tuesday between 9am and 3pm to help with career
development, career decision making, life choices and
Basically, the careers advisers would be talking to people
about where they would like to see themselves in the future,
The guidance was free but bookings were essential, and Mrs
Hayes encouraged those who were interested to call Otago
Polytechnic on 0800 762 786.
Next Wednesday, between 9am and noon, several Otago
Polytechnic staff would be on hand to provide advice on how
to prepare a CV and cover letter and find job vacancies.
They would also give great tips on interview skills, Mrs
A similar workshop would also be held on May 21 from 9am to
noon in the Downes Room.
Mrs Hayes said both workshops were free, but again, bookings
(on 484 7540) were essential.
Both workshops targeted school leavers, job seekers, people
already in work wanting to upgrade, people wanting to change
career and those returning to the workforce, she said.