Are you ready to start your job hunt in New Zealand?

Find out by doing a quick self-assessment.

Do you have the four components of your Job Search?

Do you have a New Zealand formatted CV and Cover Letter?

On an average, an employer takes 30 seconds to read a CV before deciding if they should shortlist your application, and it would even be less for your most experienced recruiters.

Having a CV that effectively presents information that is required by New Zealand employers will also be another factor to consider if you want your application to go through the next stage. Finding ways to adjust your CV to pass the 30 seconds test while being able to customise this for the New Zealand market will be quite a challenge.
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Do you have an All-Star LinkedIn profile?

Let's review some stats, shall we? LinkedIn has over 760 million members in more than 200 countries worldwide. Finding a skilled person with a specific experience isn't too far fetched anymore, thanks to this social media platform.

It is no surprise to see that 87% of recruiters regularly use LinkedIn and it also has been reported 122 million people have received their interviews through this site. In New Zealand, there were 2.2 million users in December 2020, which accounts for 45% of the country's entire population.

These are amazing numbers and as a job seeker, when used correctly, LinkedIn can be a powerful tool to have in your job-hunting arsenal. But using LinkedIn, comes with its own challenges. Having 45% of the entire NZ population in LinkedIn, it is now paramount to build a profile that will stand out. 
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Do you have a plan to tap into the "Hidden Job Market"?

Tapping into the New Zealand Hidden Job Market will be vital for your job search. Having immediate access to only 30% of job opportunities translates to lower chances of getting a job and higher numbers of competitors.

As a migrant jobseeker, it is highly important for you to be able to tap the hidden job market to get the advantage to stay ahead of the job search game. Watch our short animation below to see how it works.
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Do you have a strong "Job Search Strategy"?

Let's face it, time and money are finite resources that are all too precious to waste. Applying for jobs takes so much of these resources and having to go through your job search with a strong and sound strategy will allow you to secure a role faster while saving resources. You would still need to put in the effort but at least you know this is getting you somewhere.
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Are you ready for your job hunt?

If you answered Yes to all of the questions above. Congratulations! You are now ready to start your job search in New Zealand. 

If you answered No, then there is no shame in admitting that! Most job seekers would only have a CV ready. The important part is that now aware of what you need before you can begin to start your job hunt.

The New Zealand job market is ever changing and strategiesthat could have worked 5 years ago might not even be relevant today. You would need someone who you trust to help and who knows the ins and outs of the NZ job market.

How can our Job Search Professionals help?

The New Zealand Job market is very small and you might only get one chance at impressing the employer of your choice. Getting this right is of the essence. Our Job Search professionals will work with you on maximising your potential on the New Zealand job market and expertly assist you in making sure you are optimising your opportunities. Click here to learn more about our services.


Our team of Job Search Professionals is here to help.

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