Got a Trade? SpeedMeets Are On!

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Got a Trade? SpeedMeets Are On! 

Got a Trade? SpeedMeets are is returning in 2017 bigger and better than ever before, with new venues and new locations added.

This year we have teamed up with the Mayors Taskforce for Jobs (MTFJ) to help deliver a bigger, better, and more broad reaching SpeedMeet programme than ever before. Given this new partnership we are holding SpeedMeets in the last two weeks of October at some fantastic local community venues.

The main objective of the Got a Trade? SpeedMeets is to facilitate the introduction of school students and job seekers to actual career opportunities in the trades and services. We have gathered some of our top employers who have real job openings for interested and engaged pupils who are ready and willing to discover trades and services as a career pathway.

The dates for the 4 four Got A a Trade? SpeedMeets are as follows;

  • Wellington – 25th October, Expressions Hall, Upper Hutt
  • Christchurch – 26th October, Halswell Centre, Christchurch
  • Auckland North Shore – 31st October, Freemans Bay Community Centre
  • Auckland South – 1st November, Mangere War Memorial Hall 

What are SpeedMeets?

Got A Trade? SpeedMeet brings you the opportunity for work ready school leavers to meet with potential employers speed-dating style with seven minute mini-interviews.

Following on from a successful first year run initially in South Auckland, we have expanded the number of schools and employers able to take part, largely due to the fabulous results there. 143 matches made from the SpeedMeet that day.

The photo above is of the Countdown Supermarkets team who are in partnership with the Got a Trade SpeedMeets again this year.

The Got a Trade? Got it Made! ITO team organise for the local businesses to come along with real job opportunities. And the schools come along with keen young people who are ready to join the workforce and are looking for an exciting career – we do the rest. 

So, if you are a school or employer and you’re interested in signing up, go to our events page.  If you have any questions at all, contact Donna Lewis [email protected]