Time to make initial contact with Absolute IT at firstname.lastname@example.org. Our consultants will start the ball rolling with help planning your timetable and starting your job search.
As suitable opportunities come to hand, our consultants can arrange interviews for you as soon as you land in New Zealand — or even sooner via Skype.
In the meantime, we’ll help you update your CV to suit New Zealand expectations.
Now’s a good time to book your flights (ensuring you have a return ticket if your visa requires it) and, if you’re on a working holiday visa, we recommend you buy travel insurance for the length of your stay.
1 month to go
Obtain references from your employers – you’ll need at least two references covering your last five years of employment.
Get your current banking sorted in terms of standing orders and direct debits, and settle any outstanding debts if you’re moving permanently.
Complete and send your tax return if required.
Book your NZ accommodation.
Open a Gmail email account.
When relocating to New Zealand you will need the services of a host of reliable companies. We partner with following reputable firms who we know will look after you:
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