Kiwi job seekers, particularly those who have been
The overseas market is expanding. There are nearly 7,000 Brits planning on working here, followed by guests from France, Germany and Australia.
Locals are realising that simply pushing the 'APPLY NOW' button on a job isn't going to guarantee an interview, let alone get the role. The whole market is becoming savvier.
The New Zealand Herald recently published an article that provided insights into the reasons why there are real challenges for those who are seeking to secure employment. Particularly those who may have found it easier just a few years ago.
Until recently, kiwis were able to get a job - just about any job - when they wanted it... but that’s changing and it’s getting harder. Why is that?
If you're a 'local', you are competing against all of this and more, just to get an interview
We recommend spending a decent amount of time upfront thinking about how you present yourself to a recruiting manager.
Don't hit that ‘APPLY NOW’ button without having done some homework on yourself, and making sure that you're prepared and have done all you can to position yourself to win.