New Zealand Skilled Migrant Category Expression of Interest Selection - 30th June 2011
The following EOIs were selected from the pool for validation on 30th June 2011:
484 EOIs were selected that had a points total of 140 or above:
429 with job offer
55 without job offer
117 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 601 EOIs representing 1172 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