Our Job Search Program for Migrants
How are we going to boost your job search?
Our Job Search Professionals will partner with you in a creative process that will empower you to maximize your professional potential and find a job in New Zealand.
Individual coaching is the key to the success of your job search in New Zealand!
Our Job Search Professionals will work with you throughout your entire job search process.
- prepare you for the New Zealand job market;
- provide ongoing support and coaching;
- liaise with your New Zealand employer;
- liaise with and our Licensed Immigration Advisers to facilitate your work visa.
Our Job Search Professionals will provide you with
- a well developed job search strategy
- a tailored CV(resume) in New Zealand format - definitely no templates!
- a cover letter that can be fine tuned for each application for maximum impact
- local knowledge of the employment market
- knowledge of business etiquette
- interview tips (recommended reading: The 28 best interview replies!)
- tactics for accessing the Hidden Job Market
But our support for you does not end here. Another reason why our Job Search Program is so powerful:
Please note: We want you be to realistic about your move!
Of course not!
The success of your job search will depend on how well we will be able to cooperate with you. We need your help to help you!
Why working with us will save you money:
A typical migrant concern:
"Hi Katrin, I am concerned about going to New Zealand with no work lined up, because I would burn through my reserves pretty fast. I would need the assurance of knowing that I am able to work and earn in the local currency. "
The solution: Our Job Search Program will speed up your job search.
Our Job Search Team will work on getting you through your job hunt as smoothly as possible, starting by getting you ready long before you even arrive in New Zealand.
Building a solid base for your arrival will enable you to hit the ground running and save a lot of time usually necessary for finding your feet in a new environment. Our continued support will then give you a further powerful boost for your job hunt, allowing you to get results faster and speed up your job search process.
This will not only save you money for hotels, travels to interviews etc, but it will also put you in a position to generate an income in New Zealand within the shortest time possible.
Job Search Coaching for Migrants to New Zealand
Individual coaching is the key to the success of your job search in New Zealand!
Our Job Search Program is based on the knowledge and experience that the success of your job search will depend on a well defined individual strategy, followed through with a targeted approach and fine-tuned every step of the way.
We believe that our Job Search Program will give you the most comprehensive support for your job search that you can get in New Zealand!
Job Search Strategy
Our Job Search Manager Katrin will work with you on developing a well targeted strategy for your job search well ahead of your planned arrival in New Zealand.
Katrin has many years of experience in working with our migrant clients from all over the world and will monitor and coordinate your job search progress to make sure that it stays on track.
Katrin will also liaise with our Licensed Immigration Advisers throughout the process.
This will ensure that your job search is aligned with visa requirements and you will only apply for jobs that have the potential to give you points for your Expression of Interest or fulfil work visa requirements.
A session of one-on-one career coaching with our Careers Coach Judi will jump start your immigration journey!
Judi is a qualified & innovative Career Specialist with more than 12 years experience and a passion for supporting individuals to make well informed decisions about their future.
By applying innovative job search strategies Judi helps our clients who are trying to break into the New Zealand job market with identifying their strengths, clarifying their work goals; confidence building; teaching effective interview skills and helping to manage stress in relation to job search.
Judi will work with you on becoming the best candidate on the New Zealand job market you can possibly be.
This coaching session is a powerful job search tool. It will give you the much-needed confidence to make far-reaching decisions about your move, before you even get here!
The session will leave you feeling empowered and ready for your active job hunt in New Zealand!
We strongly recommend that you talk to Judi as early in the process as possible, long before you arrive in New Zealand!
Job Application Coaching
You are now ready for the next step: Your actual job hunt begins.
You only get one chance to get each job application right!
Anna, our Careers Adviser, has many years of experience with assisting migrants with their job search in New Zealand.
She has a profound understanding of the job application process and knows the job market inside and out.
To begin with she will transfer your overseas skills into a format that is understood and appreciated by New Zealand employers and develop your professional profile. This will ensure that you can use your full potential when presenting yourself to New Zealand employers.
Once your job application material is in great shape and you are familiar with the New Zealand job market, Anna will support your job applications by coaching you through the different application and interview styles.
Anna will seek feedback from employers and recruiters and work with you on constantly adapting and improving your job applications.
This will ensure that your applications are well targeted and highly convincing, every single time you apply for a job!
You need to make an outstanding impression!
Standing out from competing applicants is important. It will give you the chance to get an interview, where you can convince the employer that you are the best fit for their team.
If your application succeeds and you are given the chance to present yourself in person, now is the time for you to nail the interview!
It is important to know what to expect.
Anna will give you tips on interview etiquette, on how to present yourself, what to say and what not to say, and empower you to be a confident candidate.
Our advice: Read the Top 28 Job Interview Replies to prepare yourself for the interview.
Our Job Search Team is here for you!
Feedback from our job search clients:
Thank you for all the effort that you and your team are putting into my dream.
I do not think that I was expecting all of this when I enrolled at first, but I am really excited and finally sure that the process ahead can only be 100% successful. Kind Regards, A.O."
It's really nice talking to you! I like your way of strategic thinking. The examples you showed me were just like vivid movies. You're right, there're definitely a variety of ways of approaching jobs. Who knows which channel will get me through!
I'll adapt myself and restart again!
Thanks for your help, it's really beneficial for me!
I hope someday I have the chance to meet you in person!
Kind regards, L."
Wow, nice work on the CV, if this crossed my desk I would strongly consider hiring myself."
"Dear Anna, Wow! You made my CV look incredible. Thank you!"
"Thanks Julia, my application for my Work Visa has been accepted within only 3 days!"
"The CV looks great, thank you. Exactly the same with the cover letter, it is perfect!
I am very happy with it and feel that it represents me really well!"
"All the tips and advice that you have given us have been fantastic. It has really helped to ease any uncertainties."
"Hey Katrin,Thanks for my CV and cover letter. The difference to a German CV is huge! :)"
" Hi Katrin, We made it!! Many thanks for your work and your advice.
For sure you have made a difference for my perspective of the job search in New Zealand and I am glad you have been working with me!
Thank you for all the attention, for clarifying my doubts, the reports, the cover letter, supervising my CV and cheering me up from the very beginning! Cheers, Saul S."
"Thank you for your help in that journey! My job hunting has really been improved thanks to NZIC, and more specifically Katrin.
She was always by my side, giving me advice, working on my CV and Cover Letter and even correcting my English !
And then, thanks Julia, my application for my Work Visa has been accepted within only 3 days!
The great work done before has surely helped to achieve this quick positive result. NZIC are really professional and know what to do, when to do it and how to do it… That is so convenient and efficient! I’m still working with them for the next steps and would like to thank them again for their help and support.
Kind Regards, François B. IT Systems Engineer, France
The top 11 questions we are asked by migrants:
- Can we guarantee you that you will find a job in New Zealand if you are using our Job Search Service?
- Can you come to New Zealand to look for a job?
- Will you be able to find a job if you do not have a visa yet?
- Nailing the Job Interview
- The 28 best interview replies!
- Tactics for accessing the Hidden Job Market
- What is the next step once you have a job offer?
- Find an Accredited Employer
- Skill shortages in New Zealand
- How much will you be able to earn?
- Your job must be "skilled" to give you points
Are you eligible to work and live in New Zealand? Find out by using our Quick Self-Check Guide.
Read more about applying for New Zealand residency through the Skilled Migrant Category:
- How many points will you need to have a realistic chance?
- Will you be able to claim points for your qualifications?
- Will you be able to claim bonus points for your professional expertise?
- Do you have to be registered in New Zealand?
- Will you meet the English language requirements?
Find out about our proven track record: Happy Clients!
Ask our Job Search Professionals
If you want to find out more about finding a job in New Zealand, contact Katrin Schottke, Job Search Manager at NZIC.Ask Katrin for a Free Assessment