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Employment Outpaces Strongest Population Growth

November 13, 2014 |

Rising employment is more than keeping up with our growing population, while unemployment has fallen to 5.4 percent, Statistics New Zealand said this month.

“Due to strong migration, we have had the largest annual rise in the population in 10 … Read More

Useful Job Hunting Tips for Expats moving to Australia

November 10, 2014 |

So you’re looking for work in Australia, fortunately unemployment in Australia is at a very low 6.10%, one of the lowest in the world riding off the wave of a solid economy and significant foreign investment. With unemployment levels expected … Read More

Your Guide to Working Abroad in the EU

September 27, 2014 |

As an EU national you generally have the right to work for an employer or as a self-employed person in any EU country without a work permit. (Some restrictions are in place for Croatian citizens in some countries, and … Read More

New Zealand Labour Market Continues to Improve

August 8, 2014 |

More people are working and unemployment has fallen to 5.6 percent according to the latest figures from Statistics New Zealand.

“We continue to see more people move into employment and although the participation rate has dropped from a peak last … Read More

Expats and Europe

June 9, 2014 |

I usually try to avoid political issues in ‘Twitters from the Atlantic’, but a number of expats have shared with me their concerns about the recent European Elections. Apathy, as well as dissatisfaction with much of Europe’s political system and … Read More

Employment Continues to Rise

May 7, 2014 |

Employment and labour force participation continue to rise strongly, while unemployment remains at 6.0 percent, Statistics New Zealand said this week.

“We’re seeing more people in the labour market, with the participation rate surpassing the previous high in late 2008 before the … Read More