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Free Service Providing Skilled Workers To NZ

Free Service Providing Skilled Workers To Nz Employers

The shortage of skilled workers continues to a major problem for many employers. Increasingly they have to compete in a global market place for some specific skills. The recent tax changes announced in Australia will make it even more difficult to compete with Australian employers looking for more skilled staff.

However, it is not all bad news. Many people still are keen to move to New Zealand because of the lifestyle and family reasons. Others are eager to move here because they believe NZ provides greater economic opportunities than where they are currently living. Immigration Placement Services (IPS), a New Zealand company which assists migrants in moving to NZ, and find suitable employment is keen to hear from employers looking for skilled staff. The company provides various levels of services for migrants to help them secure job offers for work permits to live and work in New Zealand and to assist migrants to obtain job offers to enable them to qualify for residency in New Zealand

IPS operates a website which enables migrants and all other job-seekers to list their CVs for NZ employers. The website provides details on hundreds of skilled migrants looking for positions in New Zealand, and is free to NZ employers looking for staff. The site has been developed to help migrants find employment with NZ employers, and contains additional resources and links that can help job-seekers find employment. The IPS website has been designed to make it easy for employers to find staff, without cost.

Bruce Porteous, the director of Immigration Placement Services, said he compiled the site after seeing new immigrants struggle to launch their job searches. "The Internet now plays a significant part in communicating and how we conduct business today, I realized the potential of this vast network for helping immigrants jump-start and broaden their job searches and settle in a medium with which they've become quite comfortable," Bruce Porteous said. IPS is able to provide this free service to NZ employers using the Internet. The site is designed to offer greater breadth and scope than many career and immigration sites, Bruce Porteous said. "Unlike other career and immigration sites, the Immigration Placement Services does not just provide links to other resources; it provides a total package to migrants including helping with arranging job offers, applying for visa applications, and assisting in obtaining their residency." he said. Bruce Porteous noted that the frequently updated site is also the only one to provide a comprehensive bibliography of career and immigration related resources.

Job Seekers can advertise their resumes for employers to view on the expanded Immigration Placement Services website with the job applicant database. Unlike other sites, the Immigration Placement Services site enables employers to access and review applicants CVs. The Immigration Placement Services site is free to New Zealand employers to find the skilled staff. “The site is promoted to employers in New Zealand, and has become the key site for employers to visit when looking for skilled staff,” Bruce Porteous said.

When employers require staff they contact Immigration Placement Services for further information about an applicant that advertises. Immigration Placement Services arranges a time for the applicant to meet the employer for an interview. If the applicant is successful, Immigration Placement Services organises the documentation for a visa application.

IPS has successfully placed many migrants from overseas on many different business areas, including skills in the construction, hospitality, health manufacturing and agriculture sectors. With a global network of contacts and agents the company receives many requests each day from around the world for job opportunities in NZ. Many potential migrants looking for positions in New Zealand through IPS have the qualifications necessary to obtain work permits under the Skilled Migrant Scheme.

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