GRADUATES and students leaving school are being advised at a workshop on how to look for jobs, attend interviews and develop their careers.
The workshop is funded by National Youth Commission and facilitated by Social Works department of the University of Papua New Guinea.
The career counselling and employment enhancement workshop began on Monday and ends tomorrow.
Participants are grateful that they can now understand the importance of setting goals and visions.
Participant Josephine Kaola said: “When in school, we don’t bother to set goals in life. But this workshop has thought me how and why it is important to do so.”
The workshop in Port Moresby is held at the Tan Building next to LD Logistics in Gordon.
Participants pay a K25 fee to attend.
Social Works lecturer John Kamasua said the participants learned how and why a career should be developed and how to write up an effective curriculum vitae and covering letter, how to prepare for a job interview and how to look for jobs.
He said the workshop targeted graduates of university and colleges, those who had completed technical and vocational training college, and Grade 11 and 12 students.
“Today a lot of people have the trend of just clocking in and out and for the sake of coming to work but do not really know how they could develop that career,” he said. The National
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