20 Sep 2017

3 Reasons to Work in New Zealand

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More people from around the world are visiting New Zealand recently to find work. Some of the key industries wherein expat workers are high include agriculture and forestry, construction, education, engineering, finance and business, health and social services, ICT and electronics, oil and gas, recreation, hospitality and tourism, science, trades, and transport.

If you’re thinking of trying your luck in New Zealand for work, here are some of the reasons you should consider working here:

First of all, finding work is easy

Quinn Recruitment noted that many recruitment agencies in NZ could connect skilled workers with companies for part-time, full-time, and even contractual work. There are also working holiday packages offered to skilled candidates who wish to experience the vibe of the job before they make the big move. There are also many seasonal jobs, especially in the winter, such as ski instructor, ski lift operator, and rental villas assistant. If you’re open to exploring new opportunities, you should definitely try working in NZ.

Second, there is a great work-life balance

Based on the results of HSBC’s Expat Explorer survey in 2015, New Zealand holds the number 2 spot when it comes to work-life balance. When it comes to quality of life, NZ finished first. Moreover, there are many places to see and explore during the weekends that are not far from the city. If you have a small family and you wish to spend more time with your kids, consider working in New Zealand so you can enjoy a great work-life balance.

Third, you get a global understanding of your chosen industry by working abroad

Working abroad is definitely good for your resume. Apart from earning more, it makes you understand how your chosen industry fares globally. Knowledge plus experience makes you a high-performing talent and you can better enjoy more opportunities and even shift to other career options if you wish.

Consider taking a working holiday in New Zealand and see for yourself why many people are moving to here for both work and leisure. There are many career options available and if you’re looking to explore new career paths, going to NZ might just be the thing for you.

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