How can you improve your chances of finding a job in New Zealand?
Get powerful support for your Job Search!
Our team of New Zealand based job search professionals will work with you on maximising your potential on the New Zealand employment market and assist you with finding a job that matches your skills and expertise.
9 out of 10 of our job search clients successfully secure a job in New Zealand!
Because we only work with clients after we have carefully assessed their chances from both, the visa and the job market angle, we are happy to work on a success fee basis.
Client feedback: "I really like the fact that half is charged only after the job has been secured, this shows me how confident you are with your process."
How are we going to boost your job search?
Our Job Search professionals will work with you throughout your entire job search process, from preparing you for the New Zealand job market and providing ongoing support and coaching to liaising with your New Zealand employer and our Licensed Immigration Advisers to facilitate your work visa.
Step one: Our Job Search Manager will work with you on developing a well targeted strategy for your job search.
Katrin, our Job Search Manager, has many years of experience in working with our migrant clients from all over the world.
She will manage and coordinate your job search, connect you with our Careers Adviser and our Job Search Coach as required, and liaise with our Licensed Immigration Advisers to ensure that your job search is aligned with visa requirements.
To get our cooperation started, Katrin will meet with you via Skype, so you can get to know each other and talk about your plans for New Zealand. It is of course perfectly fine, if you prefer to communicate by email during those early stages.
Based on your Skype meeting, Katrin will develop the best strategy for your job search, taking into account your personal timing of your move.
Step two: Get ready for the New Zealand job market.
Well ahead of your planned arrival in New Zealand we will work with you on getting you ready for the New Zealand job market.
We will transfer your overseas skills into a format that is understood and appreciated by New Zealand employers, develop your professional profile and work with you on becoming the best candidate on the New Zealand job market you can possibly be.
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.
Once your job application material is in great shape and you are more familiar with the New Zealand job market, you are ready for the next step:
Your actual job hunt begins!
Step three: The job application stage
During this active job search stage, you will receive ongoing powerful job search support through coaching, feedback and support from our entire job search team!
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.
Anna will support your job applications by enabling you to utilise your full potential when presenting yourself to New Zealand employers.
She will work with you on fine tuning your job applications to ensure that they are well targeted and highly convincing, making an outstanding impression.
Anna will seek feedback from employers and recruiters to constantly adapt and improve your job applications, giving you the confidence that you are making the most of your professional potential and maximising your chances of obtaining an offer of employment.
Job Search Coach
Judi, our Job Search Coach, will be available at any stage of your job search process, adding a deciding extra layer of support for you.
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.
Judi's speciality: One on one career counselling.
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; targeted CVs; effective interview skills; workplace coaching; and strategies to manage stress in relation to work and/or job search.
Our Job Search Coach gives our clients a deciding boost for their job search by applying innovative job search strategies.
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. "
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 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.
Another reason why the support we can offer you is so powerful:
Find out more about working in New Zealand:
- 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
- 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
Feedback from our job search clients:
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
More feedback from happy clients: Read what our clients have to say about us.
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?
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