|Finding work and starting a job in a new country can be a bewildering experience. Many things will be different from your previous experience. Sometimes you can feel confused and anxious. It helps to have plenty of information so that you’re better prepared for settling into work.
In June 2006, New Zealand's unemployment rate was 3.6%, lower than Australia at 5.0%, the United Kingdom at 5.4%, Canada at 6.2% and France at 8.8%. The only countries to have a lower unemployment rate than New Zealand were Switzerland at 3.1% and Korea at 3.5%. The OECD average in June 2006 was 6.1%. See if you qualify - FREE SKILLS ASSESSMENT
It is also common for highly qualified migrants to accept more junior positions than they held at home. It is important to be prepared for a period of adjustment during at least the first year of residence. Meet us for a free consultation and See if you qualify - FREE SKILLS ASSESSMENT
Working temporarily in New Zealand can be used as a step towards gaining residence and then settling permanently. If your talents are needed by New Zealand employers, or you have exceptional talent in the arts, culture or sports, you can apply to work in New Zealand under ‘Work to Residence’ category.
Work to ResidenceThe Work to Residence category allows you to get a temporary work visa and/or permit as a step towards gaining permanent residence. Applicants may be qualified in occupations that are in demand in New Zealand, or may have exceptional talent in sports or the arts.
Employee of a Relocating CompanyIf you are a key employee of a business that is relocating its operations to New Zealand, you can apply for a work permit and later a residence permit under the scheme of ‘Employee of a Relocating Company’ category.
Major New Zealand Industries :
Dairy farming, Fruit growing, Tourism, Forestry, Fishing, cement mining, Education, Manufacturing , Distribution, Service industries, timber processing, Pulp and paper production, Horse breeding, Horticulture and floriculture, Food processing, Mining, Scientific and industrial research and development, Oil, gas and petrochemical production, Engineering