Auckland contributed 36.6% of New Zealand’s GDP in 2015, representing the lion’s share of the domestic economy. With the New Zealand economy in its seventh year of expansion, growth is projected at around 3% over the coming years, and ANZ Bank reports that momentum in the economy is strong, despite predictions of some challenges accompanying the maturing market.
National employment figures remain strong, with employment growth outstripping population growth and unemployment numbers falling, suggesting a job seeker’s market. This is positive news for those looking for jobs in Auckland.
Michael Page’s Auckland team has been matching professionals with Auckland jobs since 2008. Our experience in the Auckland jobs market means we have a strong knowledge of the challenges and opportunities for both job seekers and hiring managers.
Auckland recruitment experts
Innovation and technology have been identified as key drivers of economic growth for Auckland, and the city aims to become an innovation hub in the Asia-Pacific region. In addition, sustainable development and productivity is high on the agenda as Auckland works towards its vision of becoming the world’s most liveable city.
Meanwhile, businesses around the city must work hard to attract and retain the best and brightest talent and compete with larger cities across the pond. The time is right for strategic thinkers and innovators to drive growth within businesses and across the broader Auckland economy.
If you’re currently looking for jobs in Auckland, we have plenty of top resources and tips to jump-start your search:
Revisit and update your resume and LinkedIn page, making sure they demonstrate your skills and experience. Also ensure they’re carefully proofread.
Research the Auckland jobs market, and arm yourself with the latest knowledge of in-demand skills and salary rates in your sector.
- Once you receive an interview offer, research the company and write a list of questions that demonstrate your knowledge of the business and your understanding of its industry.
Auckland jobs areas
Michael Page specialises in recruitment for the following industries in Auckland: