New Zealand employers are typically small firms with no more than 20 employees and they need people who can make a positive contribution to their organisations. For this reason they need people who:
There are very few jobs in New Zealand that do not use computers and it is expected that most employees will have basic computer skills:
The following case gives an excellent example to show what New Zealand employers are looking for in a new employee:
A company has to decide between two job candidates.
The company chooses Zenat for the job because they know she will be able to talk to customers and the other staff. They decide they can give her more training if there are gaps in her skills.