Speaking from personal experience in Wellington around 2005-2006, I found
Unlimited Potential http://up.org.nz/
a great way to meet people that work
around the industry and hear what it's really like on the ground and also
what hiring managers look for in a candidate.
The most important thing I learned from this experience is not to expect
any handouts, but take comfort in the fact that most people are very
supportive and willing to hear and share ideas. The hard news to take, is
that no matter how good you are, you generally have to start somewhere
simple and prove yourself for some years. This is definitely true for
larger employers, but the more people you talk to the more opportunities
you will discover.
Feel free to message me off list with any questions, always happy to use my
experiences in helping others on a similar path.
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1. Re: Mentoring Groups (Jed Laundry)
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Date: Sun, 9 Jun 2013 16:25:29 +1200
From: Jed Laundry <jlaundry(a)jlaundry.com>
To: Jonathan Robins <jonathan(a)tron.net.nz>
Subject: Re: [nznog] Mentoring Groups
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Nothing that I know of; are you volunteering to organise?
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On 7/06/2013 4:42 PM, "Jonathan Robins" <jonathan(a)tron.net.nz> wrote:
Would be interested to know if anyone is aware of any mentoring groups
there that are targeted at High School leavers to
help guide those that
keen to join the telecommunications industry?
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