CAT | Global Insights
Our most recent Global Job Search Survey completed by 633 jobseekers in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom has provided some interesting insights into the changing behaviours of Global jobseekers over the past 5 years.
- Social Media – LinkedIn continues to grow / Facebook is not
- Use of Google & Generalist Job Boards slips back
- Newspapers & Magazines hold steady
To read more about how job search behaviours have changed over the past 5 years, CLICK HERE ….
In a KEA LinkedIn discussion late last year, NZ employers got a bit of a “bagging”; accused of being fearful of hiring expats, not understanding or valuing their experience. On the back of this discussion which attracted more than 120 comments posted largely by expats and returned Kiwis, we thought it would be an interesting to find out:
1. How many NZ employers had international experience,
2. Their propensity to hire expats and migrants, and
3 Get their advice for Expats and Migrants looking to return to NZ.
To see results from a survey jointly conducted by Global Career Link and Tony Alexander, BNZ, click on BNZ Global Survey – Employer Advice to Migrants and Expats
The key question in our 2012 A Future in New Zealand survey was “To get you to live, work and/or invest in New Zealand, what advice do you have for New Zealand employers and businesses. Follow the links below to view summary results and individual comments from more than 200 expats and migrants.
Reflecting positive job market reports coming out of the UK, demand for NZ / OZ professionals has been steadily rising over the past 6 months. Read our latest report Global Insight – UK Market Demand – Q1 2013 to see how current demand stacks up against previous years.
There has been a decline in NZ expats wanting to return from 90% to 83% over the past 3 years. That’s a concern and hopefully not the start of a trend.
To help people appreciate what our NZ expat community has to offer, Global Career Link has prepared an expat community profile from survey responses over the past couple of years. Hopefully it will make NZ businesses and employers aware of what they are missing and encourage them to make more of an effort to engage.
CLICK HERE to view the Global Expat Community Profile.
With 92 Global Jobseekers finding work across 81 UK employers in Nov 12, it turned out to be the best month of the year. CLICK HERE for more details and a cross-section of UK businesses that have recently hired the best of Australasain talent in the UK.
The latest Irish Employment Monitor published by Morgan McKinley highlights that multinationals are hiring in a niche areas while the indigenous SME market continues to struggle.
Prospects for NZ/OZ professionals heading to the UK continue to improve with growing reports of a brighter job outlook likely to further increase strong demand for their skills.
For the latest in UK demand for Australasian professionals, click here …
Monitoring the pulse of the City jobs market for eight years” City hiring rises at start of Q4 in line with previous years :
- The Morgan McKinley London Employment Monitor recorded an 11% monthly rise in job opportunities across the London financial services market in October 12
- Compared to October 11 however, job vacancy numbers dropped by 36%
- There was a 17% increase in professionals entering the City hiring market from September 12 to October 12
- The number of job seekers has however, dropped by 53% compared to October 11
- The average salary change for financial services professionals in October 12 increased by 20%.