How to Find a Job In New Zealand

What you look like for work in New Zealand might be very unique in relation to what you are utilized to. This guide will help you through the way toward searching for work and going after positions.

Stage 1: Find out about positions in New Zealand

Will your work be something similar in New Zealand?

Converse with somebody who is doing the work you need to do. They might have the option to help you:

  • work out what sort of occupation you could get in New Zealand with your abilities and capabilities
  • set up certain meetings with individuals working in your space of interest, who can help you secure more data about positions
  • study the work in New Zealand, and put you in contact with expected bosses.

What open positions are accessible?

Open positions differ by district. You’ll have to do some examination to discover what occupations are accessible where. You could do this by taking a gander at work opportunity postings, reaching enlistment offices, or investigating our work profiles.

Where might you want to live?

Other than exploring whether your work is accessible in a specific district, consider whether:

  • you need to live in the country, a humble community, or a city
  • the exercises you like to do are accessible in the spaces where you are searching for work.

Stage 2: Write or update your CV

Accumulate data for your CV

  • Make a rundown of your abilities.
  • Give instances of how and when you utilized these abilities.
  • Ensure you have duplicates of any honors and declarations you have gotten.

Compose your CV

  • A CV ought to be short – a few pages all things considered.
  • Expound on your work insight. This is frequently more esteemed than capabilities.
  • Incorporate contact subtleties of previous managers who can go about as arbitrators, or ensure you can supply these whenever inquired.


  • Get an English speaker to check your CV. They can watch that the phrasing and style is correct.
  • Utilize our CV Builder instrument to make your own New Zealand-style CV.

Stage 3: Search and go after reasonable positions

Looking for work opening

  • Converse with family, companions and neighbors – no one can really tell who may have some work lead.
  • Join to work opportunity sites.
  • Contact managers straightforwardly.
  • Join with an enrollment organization – there is no charge for this.

Going after positions

  • Keep a rundown of occupations you have applied for.
  • Continuously convey an introductory letter, which clarifies why you would be a decent individual for the work, with your CV. Get an English speaker to check your introductory letter for mistakes.

Stage 4: Prepare and practice for prospective employee meetings

Consider what sort of inquiries a business may pose to you.

  • Record your responses to potential inquiries.
  • Work on responding to inquiries with companions.

Consider what addresses you can ask bosses.

  • Take a gander at the business’ site to find out about their association. You can allude to this information in your meeting.
  • Record the inquiries to take to your meeting.

Stage 5: Attend new employee screenings

You will not be extended to a meeting for each employment opportunity that you apply for, worry don’t as well. In the event that you are offered a meeting, all around done! Here are a few hints to help you establish a decent connection.

  • Show up before the expected time for the meeting.
  • Have a scratch pad with your rundown of inquiries for the business. You may likewise need to take notes in the meeting.
  • Have a thought regarding what compensation you might want. Ensure this is practical for the work.
  • Dress perfectly and in garments that would be proper for the work.

Stage 6: Get a proposition for employment

It might accept a while of position chasing before you find a new line of work offer. At the point when you are extended to an employment opportunity, your manager will typically make a verbal offer first. They will at that point send you a business understanding, which will layout the subtleties of your work.

Before you consent to your business arrangement, set aside some effort to investigate the subtleties, and get counsel in the event that you need it.

What sort of data will my business understanding contain?

Your arrangement will clarify:

  • your pay or pay
  • work hours
  • subtleties of your leave remittance, including wiped out leave, yearly (occasion) leave and parental leave
  • execution audits.

Before you sign:

  • peruse the understanding – get somebody you trust to examine it
  • get some information about anything in the understanding that you are uncertain about
  • request to have the subtleties clarified in your first language in the event that you experience difficulty understanding the arrangement.

Stage 7: Begin working

All around done! You have some work. Here are a few hints to set you up for your first day:

  • Discover who you’ll report and in the event that anybody has been doled out to be your working environment mate to help you subside into the work.
  • Perceive what amount of time it requires to head out from your home to your new working environment so you can arrive on schedule.
  • Take a journal with you to record things you need to recall.
  • Inquire as to whether you don’t get something.