time for a face-to-face job interview…

…sometime in may. doh. company e finally came back with their feedback and confirmed that they thought the phone interview went well and would like to have a face to face interview. i had expected that that would mean me…

case officer approval

one more milestone down. i broke down this morning and called pascale my case officer to ask about the “change of status” email i got earlier in the week. she said that we should ignore the email and that she…

“change of status”?

ONLINE ENQUIRY CHANGE OF STATUS Your immigration application status has been updated. To View these changes please log in to Online Services this morning i got an automated email from nzis indicating that my application status had changed – but…

inaugural nz job interview

i had my first interview for an nz job tonight. i spoke with the chief technology officer of company e – a small company in hamilton that makes network monitoring products. the call went very well – after a few…

20 questions

24 actually. just completed my settlement interview with pascale, my case officer from nzis. it went very well. they start with a few questions to ensure you are who you say you are. might seem silly, but i expect that…

interview scheduled

i spoke briefly with pascale today and setup my interview for tomorrow morning at 0700. she seemed quite nice and flexible. very optimistic that this step will be easy.

take 3 big steps forward

well, i don’t think you could stuff more good news into a single email. today i got an email from miss pascale battrick introducing herself as my case officer (milestone #1) and indicating that “Following an initial assessment it appears…

progress?

the nzis london branch (where our application is bring processed) updates a web page from time to time to indicate where they are on the queue. several weeks ago they indicated that as of march 23rd they were allocating applications…

hey!, what about me?

last night larry forwared me an email he received from nzis describing a new program they have set up – the “ICT Skilled Migrant and Employer Link“. the summary is that they are working to connect skilled migrant applicants w/o…

rabies test – the results show

♬ ♪ ♫ welcome to the results show. i know everyone’s been anxious to hear the results. today we’ll hear if gromit is allowed to travel with his family to new zealand. this – is rabies test. <wild cheering> time to meet…