New Zealand Skilled Migrant Category Expression of Interest Selection – 13th July 2011

July 14, 2011

The following EOIs were selected from the pool for validation on 13th July 2011:606 EOIs were selected that had a points total of 140 or above:
538 with job offer
68 without job offer 158 EOIs were selected that had a points total of 100 or more but less than 140, and included points for offers of skilled employment or current skilled jobs in New Zealand. (A total of 764 EOIs representing 1459 people were therefore selected) Conclusion: Leaving aside the EOIs in areas of Absolute Skills Shortage, only 9% of applicants managed to achieve the selection point without a job offer. Thus, 91% of ordinary applicants needed a job offer to qualify. Clearly, getting a job is of paramount importance to your application, which is where our Jobsearch Programme is best placed to help