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Career Coffee Chats

Jul 4, 2020

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Shailan Patel is passionate about helping students transition from the education sector into meaningful employment. His career has been diverse, having worked in sales and advertising for three of NZ’s largest media companies, and he is now the Education Manager for MYOB nationwide.  In this episode we...


Jun 18, 2020

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Mark Beltran is an HR / Recruitment professional who originally came from the Philippines three years ago.  From moving countries, to starting a career in NZ, to dealing with a job redundancy, Mark is grateful for the learning opportunities that come with unexpected change. 

Chat highlights:

  • Sharing his...


Jun 18, 2020

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Frances Fuamatu is a Business and Partnerships Relationship Manager with the Tertiary Education Commission.  She has extensive experience as a careers specialist in Auckland, providing career guidance to individuals and community groups.  With a passion for helping others, we explore how having hope is...


Jun 18, 2020

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Matthew Cutts travelled to Germany in his final year of high school and fell in love with Europe.  After securing his first musical theatre role in London, he spent the next 25 years performing in a range of West End shows including Mamma Mia, Starlight Express, Cats and Grease. In this episode we explore his...


Jun 18, 2020

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Lisa Wong is a Product Lead at Crown Equipment Ltd who creates new Robotics products for the materials handling industry.  In this episode, we explore how she journeyed into the field of engineering, the challenge of working in a male dominated industry, and the role of science and technology in our changing...