Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 


Job expo to boast 65 exhibitors

14 July 2014

Job expo to boast 65 exhibitors

Students and job hunters from across Palmerston North and Manawatū will have the opportunity to talk to 65 businesses, organisations and training institutes in one location.

Sponsored by Higgins, Sort It will be held on Tuesday 29 July at Arena Manawatū. It will showcase jobs, careers, study, training and development opportunities available in our region. Massey and Victoria Universities, BNZ, NZ Defence Force, Palmerston North School of Design, Primary ITO, NZ Post, MidCentral Health are some of the many organisations supporting and exhibiting at the Sort it Expo.

Co-organiser, Palmerston North City Councillor Adrian Broad says he’s over the moon with the response from the business community.

“We had hoped for 40 exhibitors but we’re now at 65!”

The full day expo combines seminar and workshop sessions and will bring together corporate employers, business owners, educators and training providers with school leavers and job seekers. Keynote sessions from the inspirational Cam Calkoen and international business builder Simon Barnett will be held.

Sort It stemmed from the success of “Where’s my Job”, an event held in Feilding last year. It is a combined initiative from both the mayors of Palmerston North and Manawatū District.

Supported by Community Engagement manager, Cathy McCartney, and Community Services consultant, James Etuale, they say it’s about helping people to get ahead.

“We want to ensure migrant communities and all people have an opportunity to both develop and contribute their skills to the employment market in our region,” James said.

StudentCity has worked closely with the student associations from Massey University, International Pacific College, UCoL and Te Wananga O Aotearoa on the project. Co-coordinator Bettina Gohl says Sort It is the best step you can take to gain meaningful work or study.

“You’ll gain valuable insights to help you assess career opportunities. You’ll learn what steps you need to take to ensure you’re on the right track.”

Destination Manawatū has provided the Sort It steering group with event management and marketing expertise. Its chief executive, Lance Bickford, says Sort It is a wonderful collaboration opportunity.

“Sort It will be fantastic opportunity for students, graduates, job hunters and new migrants from across the wider Central North Island.”

Sort It is open to everyone.


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Two Dead, One Injured: Suspect Charged After Ashburton Shooting

Russell John Tully has appeared in Christchurch District Court. Tully has been remanded in custody on charges of murder of Peg Noble and Leigh Cleveland and attempted murder of Lindy Curtis.

The victim’s families and the victim have requested that their privacy be respected and will not be making a statement at this time.

Police have formed a picture of what has occurred yesterday and are appealing for further information and sightings .... More

 

Parliament Today:

John Key Press Conference: Ashburton Shootings, Judith Collins Inquiry

Prime Minister John Key has delayed the release of Nationals’ fiscal policy in light of this morning’s shooting at a Work and Income office in Ashburton... Key also answered questions about Judith Collins, and confirmed that independent inquiry will be held with regard to allegations made against Collins. More>>

ALSO:

Internet MANA: Georgina Beyer Rocks The Waka

“There is now, and always will be, a range of views about many issues within our movement and members are free to express them, but Georgina’s views on Kim Dotcom are not shared by the MANA Movement leadership or the vast majority of MANA members and supporters around the country” states MANA Candidate for Waiariki, Annette Sykes. More>>

ALSO:

IGIS Update: Inquiry Into Release Of NZSIS Information

The Inquiry would be conducted in private and individuals would appear before her separately over a period of more than a week. She does not intend to name those summoned to give evidence until her report is published. “I can confirm that all persons summoned will be required to appear under oath...” More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell:
On John Key’s ‘Blame It On Judith’ Strategy

Right now, Prime Minister John Key seems intent on limiting the scope of any inquiry into his government’s dealings with Cameron Slater. The declared aim is to make that inquiry solely about Judith Collins’ behavior with respect to the Serious Fraud Office. More>>

ALSO:

Maori Council Lawyers' Statement: Supreme Court Decision On Maori Water Rights

“…the Supreme Court refused to give Pouakani people what they asked for, but may have given them something much, much better instead… the Supreme Court has questioned whether the Crown owns the River at all.” More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The Debate, And The Collins Accusation

Debating is a peculiar discipline in that what you say is less important than how you’re saying it. Looking poised, being articulate and staying on topic generally wins the day – and on that score, Labour leader David Cunliffe won what turned out to be a bruising encounter with Prime Minister John Key last night on TVNZ. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On Winston Peters' Latest Bout Of Immigrant Bashing

It is only one poll, but rather than cannibalising each other's vote, Colin Craig and Winston Peters do seem to be managing to find the room to co-exist... Few are questioning how Peters got to this happy place, and what it says about the mood of the electorate. More>>

ALSO:

More Immigration News: First People Trafficking Charges

The first people trafficking charges in New Zealand have been brought by Immigration New Zealand (INZ)... The defendants have been charged under the Crimes Act 1961 for arranging by deception the entry of 18 Indian nationals into New Zealand. More>>

Collins 'Misinterprets Media Reports': "Too Compromised To Remain Justice Minister"

Bizarre claims by Judith Collins this morning that she had been cleared of inappropriate behaviour by the Privacy Commissioner demonstrates she is too compromised to remain Justice Minister, Labour MP Grant Robertson says. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Regional
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news