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    Hi everyone, we are thinking of going to either the NZ expo in Leeds on sat 10th October or the Get a new life (Paul Goddard) seminar on Nov 27th in coventry.We mainly want to go to make contact with employers in IT,we have been researching NZ since March and have answered most of our questions.Can anyone give me any idea if any employers do attened these functions as both Leeds and Coventry are a fair distance from where we live. if anyone else is thinking of going let me know ,or if you think they are worth going to.

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    We attended a couple of expos in our lead up to the big move and to be honest if your are already in the process and are clued up on most things I probabaly wouldn't both unless they are close by and you fancy a day out.

    We found they they were more geared up for fact finding etc and giving people information on the likes of housing and banking etc rather than finding emplyees and offering jobs. My husband is in IT and was a bit dissapointed by the lack of IT companies there.Most companies don't have to much interest in you unless you are in NZ or at leats even have PR granted already and even then they prefer to see you in person.
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    Hi Cradley,
    whilst we won't have an IT company at the seminar with us we are working with IT employers all over NZ and a number of IT recruitment companies. It would be good to meet you and our seminars are very different to the NZ expo's. Coventry is my old hometown so should be a good one.

    All the best

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    we found a london one a complete waste!

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    Quote Originally Posted by firing1 View Post
    Hi Cradley,
    whilst we won't have an IT company at the seminar with us we are working with IT employers all over NZ and a number of IT recruitment companies. It would be good to meet you and our seminars are very different to the NZ expo's. Coventry is my old hometown so should be a good one.

    All the best

    Paul Goddard
    Hi paul, we have already bought tickets for coventry so look forward to meeting you

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    Quote Originally Posted by macfod View Post
    we found a london one a complete waste!
    Thanks for the warning,we have already bought tickets for the get a new life expo in coventry it will give me an insight into New Zealand life if nothing else (hopefully)

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    Quote Originally Posted by cradley View Post
    Thanks for the warning,we have already bought tickets for the get a new life expo in coventry it will give me an insight into New Zealand life if nothing else (hopefully)

    I went to the Edinburgh one before we came over, got some good contacts for jobs and my wife actually got a job through one of them .........
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