FAQs: Getting a job in New Zealand
Today we wanted to share some of the most frequently asked questions with regard to getting a job in New Zealand.
What is the best time of year to job search in New Zealand?
The best time of year to job search will depend on the particular industry. Many people find that the best time to job search is from March to October. The months between March and October do have a tendency to be “slow”. However once again, it depends on the individual and the specific industry.
Will I need to go to New Zealand for a job interview?
The answer is “yes” you will need to go to New Zealand for a job interview. Be prepared to go, as many employers want to meet their prospective employees, “face to face”. Although on occasions interviews can be arranged via Skype, it is best to be fully prepared to go to New Zealand. Should you not be willing to do this, then it could count against you.
What is the starting point in applying for a New Zealand Work visa?
The best starting point in applying for a New Zealand working visa is obtaining a comprehensive assessment in order to determine if you qualify or not. Too often than not people end up spending excessive amounts of time , money, resources and energy only to discover that they do not qualify.
Will I qualify under the skilled migrant visa?
The skilled migrant visa offers many people from all over the world, the path to permanent residence in New Zealand. New Zealand offers what is known as a skilled migrant’s visa and judges whether you fit this skilled migrant category by means of a point scoring assessment.
Your points score will determine if you qualify in which case you will need to submit an Expression Of Interest, or you will not qualify.
What can you do to help me get a job in New Zealand?
Booking an assessment or finding out more:
If you would like to find out more about our services or book an assessment with us simply call us on +27 (0) 11 234 4275 (SA) or +44 (0) 1392 531730 (UK). If you prefer, you could instead send us an email.