A dose of reality in the workforce for a year does more to prepare students for university than high school exams, new research shows. Click on the link below for the full article:
There are fears that a lack of young people wanting to embark on careers in tourism could stall New Zealand’s top export earner.
Tourism is now worth a whopping $36 billion annually.
The Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment is predicting a 27 per cent increase in the number of jobs in the sector within the next three years.
An estimated 16,000 new roles will be needed to be filled in Auckland alone where about 76,000 would be working in the industry.
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Please click on the link below to read an interesting article from Seek about the top 20 hardest to fill roles in New Zealand:
An interesting read about the Top 20 jobs that New Zealanders should be studying for!
One of the most difficult choices in a young person’s life is deciding what they want to study. They have to think about what they like doing, what they’re actually good at, and what sort of jobs will be around for them when it comes time to enter the workforce. Remember: automation is here and the robots are coming, regardless of whether we like it or not. Anywhere from 24% to 46% of jobs are predicted to disappear in the next two decades with labourers, drivers, machinery operators, and those working clerical or admin jobs set to be the first to go.
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