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Migrant Careers Support Trust Newsletter | October 2023       View this email in your browser
Dear <<First Name>>,

Greetings from the Migrant Careers Support Trust!

We are excited to announce our job seekers boot camp workshop is on 15 November. The workshop is meticulously designed to equip participants with the essential skills and knowledge needed to navigate the New Zealand job market with confidence.

Our goal is to furnish participants with indispensable tools and invaluable insights to adeptly navigate the dynamic job market, ensuring a successful and rewarding career transition.

Explore our information and resources section for deeper awareness and access to past videos. Uncover valuable knowledge to enhance your skills and stay ahead in your career journey.

Keep in touch with our social media channels, for regular updates, announcements, and job postings.

Garry Gupta
Chairperson, Migrant Careers Support Trust
Stepping into Governance
Governance Training Workshop for Ethnic Communities 
Join us on Saturday, October 28, 2023, as the Migrant Careers Support Trust collaborates with Governance New Zealand Inc. to present an enlightening workshop, your gateway to the world of Governance.

During this comprehensive one-day workshop, you'll gain valuable insights into the responsibilities of a board director in both the commercial and not-for-profit sectors and demystify common misconceptions surrounding governance and provide you with practical knowledge and skills that you can immediately apply.

Our program is specifically designed for ethnic professionals who are either new to the world of governance or seeking to secure a board appointment and advance their careers in governance.

Don't miss this opportunity to supercharge your career and make a meaningful impact in the world of governance.

Register now to secure your spot and embark on a journey towards a successful career in governance.

Date: Saturday 28 October 2023
Time: 9.30am – 4pm
Location: Cliftons. Level 4/45 Queen Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland
Workshop Cost: $500 (including GST) .

Governance 101: Ziena Jalil
Legal Compliance: Siddharth Sharma
Finances for Board Directors: Angus Ogilvie
Opening Doors to Governance Roles: Julie Hardaker 
Governance Insights: Bhav Dhillon

Register Here
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Job Seeker Boot Camp
Elevate your career prospects with our specialised free Job Seeker Boot Camp.

Gain the crucial skills and expertise needed for a seamless career transition, with a strong emphasis on CV writing and resume building.

Dive into invaluable job market insights, master the art of crafting a compelling resume, refine your interview techniques, and tap into local networking opportunities to amplify your success.

Our program also places a strong focus on diversity and inclusion in the workplace, ensuring that you're well-prepared for a welcoming and inclusive professional environment.

When: Wednesday, 15 November 2023
Time: 9.00 am to 3.30 pm
Where: Ormiston Activity Centre, Chapel Road, Flat Bush, Auckland

Adon Kumar: CV Writing & Interview Tips
Patricia Joseph: Job Hunting on LinkedIn and Email writing for work places
Register Here
Online Session with Helen Corban - CV Writing Skills
In this webinar, Ms. Helen Corban takes us through ways to  write a professional CV along with enhancing Interview skills. 

New Skilled Migrant Category Resident Visa (SMC)

As we are aware, a new points system was implemented for the Skilled Migrant Category (SMC) Resident visa on October 9, 2023. This revised points system exhibits notable differences in both its structure and calculation, although certain baseline requirement criteria remain unchanged in this context, we offer vital information that we believe will be highly beneficial to you.

Courtesy Kiwiana Immigration
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Embracing Diversity: The Role of Ethnic Communities in the Workplace
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In today's increasingly interconnected world, the workplace is becoming more diverse than ever before. Companies and organizations are recognizing the value of ethnic diversity, as it fosters innovation, creativity, and a broader perspective on problem-solving. However, ethnic communities often find themselves in the position of being minorities in the workplace, which can bring both challenges and opportunities. This article delves into the experiences of ethnic communities in the workplace, highlighting the importance of inclusivity, equity, and mutual respect.

Article by Garry Gupta
Mental Health in the Workplace: Strategies for Resilience

In the diverse and dynamic workplace environment of New Zealand, mental health concerns are not confined to a single demographic. Migrants, like all employees, face unique challenges that can affect their mental well-being.

Article by Dr. Sheerali Arya
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Expanding Horizons: Networking for Career Growth
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In today's dynamic professional landscape, possessing the right skill set isn't always enough. As the saying goes, “It’s not just what you know, but who you know.”
Networking has transcended beyond mere social catch-ups, emerging as a powerful tool for career advancement.  Expanding your horizons through networking can unlock doors you didn't even know existed, driving personal and professional growth.

Article by Monika Tylova

Report Online Violent Extremist Material

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The Digital Violent Extremism Team at DIA is responsible for keeping New Zealanders safe from online harm by responding to and preventing the spread of objectionable material that promotes or encourages violent extremism.

Violent extremism refers to an individual or group who threatens or uses violence, or advocates for others to use violence, in support of their own agenda or to further their own set of beliefs. These include belief in ideologies and religions, or prejudice against certain groups, genders, or faiths.

*** This information is shared in public interest by New Zealand police. 
Free Tax Workshop
Attend a free session with the Inland Revenue Department (IRD) where you'll get insights into key tax-related topics in New Zealand.

Discover how to obtain your IRD number, understand tax codes and rates, pay taxes, and meet your obligations, including reporting foreign income.

Learn about financial support options like the Working for Families Tax Credit, automatic assessments, student loans, and child support.

Time: 10 am – 1.30 pm
Date: Friday 27th, October
Where: 23Howick Local Board Room, Pakuranga Library Building, 7 Aylesbury

To register

Contact Vani:
Text: 021 459 520

** Light lunch will be provided for your convenience.
Session on Artificial Intelligence
At Matakite Online Trust ( promoting digital transformation in the community sector) we are asking questions about how AI and machine learning will impact the work we do for our communities.
The Topics

1. Artificial intelligence and its implications
2. Impact of digital technology on social cohesion
3. The power of algorithms and what they mean for us
4. The Digital Identity Project, what’s its impact and what do we need to know on behalf of our constituents
5. Game changing tools and apps that can impact the lives of our constituents


Date: 26 October
Time: 9.30 am – 3pm
Venue: Sandringham(venue address to be provided on registration)

Complete our registration form or contact us on c
Job Alert
Unlock your career potential with online job portal of Ministry of Social Development.

Explore a diverse range of work opportunities and resources to find your ideal fit.

Visit the job portal and start your journey toward new horizons.

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