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Immigration changes and the future for Employers & Recruiters

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Kumutoto Function Centre

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Hear from INZ, industry experts on current business challenges, upcoming immigration changes and the future for employers & recruiters.

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We have plunged into a new world since the onset of the pandemic. In addition, the immigration landscape in New Zealand is in the midst of rapid transformation – one that places employers and recruiters at the heart of immigration processes. Are you ready to navigate these unparalleled changes that include a new mandatory employer accreditation system, a new temporary work visa and sector specific immigration settings?

Aims Global Immigration & Education Services, in association with RCSA (Recruitment, Consulting & Staffing Association of Australia & NZ) , invite you to join us for a panel discussion on "Immigration changes and the future for Employers & Recruiters".

This is a rare opportunity for you to network with and hear directly from key representatives from Immigration New Zealand. They will be joined on the panel by industry experts from RCSA and Aims Global.

Hear from subject matter experts on how the upcoming changes will affect recruiting, hiring and supporting a migrant workforce. Whether you hire and support one migrant employee or hundreds, Immigration New Zealand’s impending changes will undoubtedly influence your recruitment and employment practices.

During this event, you will hear about:

  • Upcoming immigration changes and its overall impact on NZ businesses
  • Sector and Region specific labour needs
  • Viability of the future migrant workforce
  • Long term impact on recruitment trends and methods
  • Employment support needs for your migrant workforce of the future
  • Economic impact on local businesses
  • Practical advice to prepare for the challenges ahead

Event Agenda:

  • 8:00 Arrival and registrations
  • 8:30 Panel Discussion
  • 9:30 Networking

Note: A light breakfast will be served prior to the panel discussion.

All questions for the panelists need to submitted beforehand. Questions should be sent to events@aimsglobal.co.nz by 21st May.

Our panel of experts


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Josh Kennedy, Relationship Manager, Immigration New Zealand

Josh Kennedy recently joined the Engagement Team within Immigration New Zealand as a Relationship Manager to licensed immigration advisers and immigration lawyers. He is based in Wellington and is responsible for the Waikato region downwards. Over his six year tenure with Immigration New Zealand Josh has held a number of roles, including managing various visa processing teams.

Matt Gibbs, Principal Adviser Immigration Engagement, Immigration New Zealand

Matt Gibbs joined the Engagement Team in November last year as Principal Advisor. During his public service career, Matt has held a number of different roles within INZ and other government agencies such as Foreign Affairs & Trade and Corrections. Matt holds a Graduate Diploma in Immigration Advice and has previously operated as an independent licensed immigration adviser.

Rob Woodward, Director, FIND Recruitment

Rob Woodward is a founding director of FIND Recruitment based in beautiful Wellington. A trained economist and ex-investment banker, with an impressive 23 years in recruitment, he co-founded FIND in 2008. Rob is passionate about the labour market and about keeping the integral human-to-human involvement in recruitment. He currently serves on the RSCA National Council to help promote the recruitment industry as a strong career option. He is a proud dad and a manic sailor. He is also an average but enthusiastic hot yoga exponent and enjoys spending time with his family.

Rebecca Clarke, New Zealand Manager, RCSA

Rebecca is proud to represent RCSA (Recruitment Consulting & Staffing Association of Aotearoa and Australia), the peak body for recruitment and staffing, as NZ Manager.

Rebecca joined the recruitment & staffing industry in 2001 and held a variety of recruitment, sales, HR and leadership roles. As NZ Manager of RCSA, she is a conduit and champion for RCSA member voices across Aotearoa. She works closely with the wider RCSA team of specialists to support and empower their members to lead in the world of work through promoting the recruitment profession, enabling better business, providing networking and celebration opportunities, growing the next generation of talent, fostering pathways to professionalism. RCSA sets the benchmark for professionalism through standard setting, education, research and business advisory support to its member firms and accredited professionals.

Arunima Dhingra, CEO & Principal Licensed Immigration Adviser #200900407, Aims Global

Arunima Dhingra is a long-standing licensed immigration adviser in New Zealand. She is the Founder and Director of Aims Global and has been providing immigration advice and support to NZ businesses and migrants for over 15 years. She was a finalist at the prestigious NZAMI Immigration Awards in 2015, and won the awards in 2017 - Immigration Adviser/Lawyer of the Year Award and Community Outreach Award.

Arunima has been serving as a Board Director for New Zealand Association of Migration and Investment (NZAMI), NZ's largest association of immigration advisers and lawyers, for the past 3 years and was chairing their Policy Committee for 2 years.

About RCSA

The Recruitment, Consulting and Staffing Association Australia & New Zealand (RCSA) is the peak body for the recruitment and staffing industry in Australia and New Zealand representing over 3,000 Corporate and Individual Members.

About Aims Global

Aims Global Immigration & Education Services is all about a one-stop solution for all your immigration and international education needs. Our services range from assisting with admissions and advising on a range of visas, to arriving in New Zealand and finally settling here.

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If you are unwell or have been around anyone that has been unwell, please do not attend the event. Kindly ensure you abide by the health and safety guidelines of the venue. You must check in on arrival, so we have an accurate record of attendance.

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If Wellington's alert level changes to level 3 or above, this event will be moved online and you will get a 50% refund from the ticket. An email with revised details and the link to join the online event will be sent to you at the time.

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