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Big Jump in Job Candidates in January

Big Jump in Job Candidates in January

The number of new jobseekers looking for roles in Queenstown across January jumped 17% compared with December. Overall jobseekers viewed 14,000 job pages on JobFix across the month, up 20% from December.

Traditionally January is quieter than December but with more arrivals into the country and interest in tourism at an all-time high, the JobFix audience grew as did the number of roles each visitor viewed.

Overseas visitor arrivals into NZ were 418,900 in the December 2023 month, increasing by 54,200 [up 12%] from the December 2022 month.


JobFix audience at a glance*

  • Jobs viewed in January vs December – 14,831 [+20.8% vs December]
  • Session starts 4,678 vs 4,464 [+17% vs December]
  • New Users 75% - steady 

*Source: Google Analytics January, 2024


Why use JobFix?

JobFix is locally owned and we know this market. JobFix online and the Lakes Weekly in print, deliver candidates that fit your requirements.

  • If you want staff who live here so you aren’t wasting time with people who have to find somewhere to live or need visa’s we are your solution.
  • Queenstown’s job market is unique with a quarterly job turnover rate averaging 21%, there is always more turnover churn here than NZs 15% average.
  • The Lakes Weekly is the time-honored print source for jobs for locals and new arrivals.
  • Print shines because it adds potential candidates who may not be looking for a role but may be interested in working with you.
  • JobFix and the Lakes Weekly are affordable and designed to get you results. We are the go to for jobseekers in the Queenstown region. Many clients “get more qualified candidates through LWB than any other source”.
  • JobFix online targets jobseekers nationally and internationally for those relocating or with working visa’s.
  • All roles advertised in The Lakes Weekly are posted on JobFix at no additional charge to extend the advertisements reach nationally.

Can we help? If you're interested in getting a quote from us, send a copy of your advert to Or we can make an ad for you if you send through the job details.


JobFix online pricing

There are three tiers of pricing.

  • The basic package is $49.00 plus GST for one role over 14 days.
  • The Standard package at $99.00 plus GST is our most popular package for two roles covering 14 days. This package comes with a 15% discount on your advert in next week’s Lakes Weekly Situations Vacant publication.

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