To All Immigrant
Free video series: How To Avoid The Seven Deadly Job Hunting Mistakes That Can Destroy Your Immigration Dreams
A "must-have" for any immigrant looking for a job
“I needed help with my CV and cover letter as I was at the end of my studies and Zarelsie told me one day send me your things and I will look at them. She told me to start up a LinkedIn page to gain more interest in my career and...View more
I strongly recommend serious job seekers to invest in this program!
"As Licensed Immigration Adviser one of the biggest challenges we have is for clients to obtain skilled job offers, which will make them eligible for residence in New Zealand. Without being invited for an interview by employers the candidates have no chance in reaching their dreams. I heard about the...View more
A great buy and well worth the money!
"I have been working at my present job for 7 years and felt it was time to update my Curriculum Vitae. Even though it had been good enough to get me all the interviews to positions I applied when I first arrived in the country, it really needed a revamp....View more
An invaluable resource
"I deal constantly with clients who have immigrated to New Zealand and know first hand the challenges they face. I would not hesitate to recommend this book to my clients and anyone looking to immigrate. Loaded with practical insights in every conceivable aspect of the immigration process. Zaraleie speaks from...View more
We owe her so much
"I met Zarêlsie online through a colleague in 2003 and started following her blog about their life in New Zealand religiously to see whether my family would survive immigration to another country. It felt like we would be going to another planet. When I decided to go for a “Look,...View more
Grab this training.....it's so worth it!
"WOW! I got three interviews lined up since watching your videos. The "scatter gun approach" you warn against was not working for me (go figure!) so I took your advice on the CV, LinkedIn and building on my network in a new country and.......the combination worked for me. Thanks again...View more
Job offer and contract.....all this whilst still in South Africa!!
Hope you all are well !! Got BIG news to share with you guys. I first posted on the Job Seekers International - The Q Jumper Factor Method group page back in October when I got my first Skype interview with an potential employer in New Zealand. With the help...View more
I must admit that I was sceptical to start off with...
A big thank you to Zarelsie for all her advice and support during my job hunt experience. The information and support were invaluable during my job search. Her mentoring and training videos provide “hands-on” practical advice on how to network and promote yourself to the job market. Job boards and the...View more
We weren't asking the right questions!
We decided in March that we would explore the possibilities of immigrating. We are the type of people who research a lot before we attempt to make decisions, and this is exactly how we approached immigrating. We quickly found that we were attracted to the lifestyle and opportunity that New...View more
Lilla experienced the same anxious, doubtful and terrifying challenges which all immigrant job seekers face.
Lilla contacted us from her old country, South Africa, in April 2018, about finding a senior position in the Tertiary Education sector, in New Zealand. She only had limited time left to qualify for residence and she was concerned about the “no replies on CV sending” issue, even as a...View more
We are totally surprised by a job offer for my son...
“After we had our Job Search Strategy Consultation with you, we started implementing what you told us, created the LinkedIn profiles and CVs as per your course. We are totally surprised by a job offer for my son (a millwright – industrial mechanic), from a company in Christchurch. They found...View more
I have worked with a few consulting agencies and advisers in the past...
Dear Zarelsie, I just wanted to say thank you for all your help and support. It has been hard work and you helped keep me motivated. Thank you for talking to me and answering all my emails. Thank you for the time you took to understand what I want and...View more
Following her instructions and recommendations I received job offers within 6 weeks
“Being in a very difficult and specialized field, it is a tough call to find a job opportunity. I have had a battle for 4 months trying to find an opportunity in NZ and then I met Zarelsie. We started our journey together, she looked at my experience and qualifications....View more
Thank you Zarelsie my family and I will forever be grateful to you
“I finally had the pleasure of meeting this remarkable woman over the past weekend who changed me and my family's life forever. I started my journey with Zarelsie a year ago in June 2017 when my family and I decided to explore the possibility of immigrating to New Zealand. Luckily...View more
I started with the scatter gun approach and it led to nothing.
"Hi Zarelsie, I would like to thank you so much. I started to look for work in NZ in May. I started with the scatter gun approach and it led to nothing. Then someone told me about you. I've watched most of your videos and applied what you teach. Within...View more
Highly recommend this program if you are serious about immigrating.
"Thank you so very much for the strategy that you compiled for me! My LinkedIn profile views more than doubled in the first day after I implemented your changes. For the past year my LinkedIn profile averaged around a hundred views and it made me visible to that one company...View more
This will give our children the opportunity to have the future they deserve.
“I converted my CV to Australian format, redid my LinkedIn profile according to your recommendations and started networking… I received a sponsored offer of employment in Queensland, Australia and will be flying there in 6 days’ time (July 2018) to meet our new employer. I'm saying "our" because my wife...View more
Just less than 2 weeks later – Penny had 2 interviews and a job offer!
Another sweet success… I met Penny in early 2018, as she was trying to find a job offer in New Zealand. Penny had been struggling for a while (add number of months/years), to find a job as an immigrant – unsuccessfully. She had been sending numerous CVs to countless jobs…without...View more
Got a job within 2 months of landing
“Just reaching out to thank you for all the guidance during my immigration process through all your different webinars and writeups. Even though I did not have a job before making all the move I had all the tools from your webinars and employers kept asking how come you have...View more
More importantly it worked and I got a job in Australia.
“The Q-Jumper Factor course was just what I needed to not only understand the Australian job market, but understanding the modern job market in this digital age. Things are very different when you step out of the comfort of your home country where you have an existing contact network. Zarelsie...View more
"Zarélsie van Der Merwe from The Migration Mentor has been an integral part of our immigration process. She was instrumental in pointing my family & our trade groups in the right direction when it came to seek valuable advice & tips in this life changing process. Thank you Zarélsie, may...View more
"A great team! I want to thank Zarelsie and her team for the professionalism, the passion and the care of their service. I felt supported and wonderfully coached at every step. Zarelsie has a positive and constructive way of working that helps the client see the opportunity in the challenges....View more
Trying for 2 years....!
Zarelsie played a big part in getting me and my family into New Zealand. I had been trying for about 2 years to find a job before signing up with Zarelsie. Over a hundred applications on SEEK and other job boards with no success. I signed up with Zarelsie and...View more
She will guide you and your family to your happily ever after...
"There are not enough words to describe how absolutely amazing and valuable Zarélsie, her team and their Q-Jumper Course has been to me and my family. With her guidance I was able to secure a video interview for my dream job and with her coaching I was able to secure...View more
Zarelsie is known as the Migration Mentor and rather than speaking about immigrants, she speaks to immigrants.
She focuses on providing mentoring & guidance to new immigrants relating to finding jobs, dealing with the challenges and frustration of integrating into their new country.
As an immigrant herself she is fully aware of the stress and emotional turmoil moving to another country can cause and want to share her experience and knowledge with others to ensure they don’t make the same mistakes she did – ensuring their transition is smooth and less of an emotional rollercoaster which many experience.Read more
CV For Immigration – Immigrant Job Tools Part 1
This video will be Part 1 of 3 videos about the absolute vital and crucial tools for immigrant job seekers. We will discuss your specific CV for immigration, your unique immigrant's LinkedIn profile and your network of connections in your...Read more
Unique Immigrants LinkedIn Profile – Immigrant Job Tools Part 2
Welcome back to our 3-part video series about the 3 Vital tools for immigrant job seekers. This is part 2 - the unique immigrant's LinkedIn profile. In the last video, we talked about how you need 3 crucial parts of a...Read more
Networks and Relationships – Immigrant Job Tools Part 3
Welcome back to our 3-part video series about the 3 Vital tools for immigrant job seekers. In this video we will focus on networks and relationships. In the last 2 videos we talked about how you need 3 crucial parts...Read more
Transferable Skills – Your Secret Weapon
We don’t look for jobs every day and this job finding business and adding transferable skills to an immigrant's CV, is maybe something that most of you have done once, twice or MAYBE three times in their lives and some...Read more
Hidden Job Market – The Ultimate Guide
You have all heard people talking about the hidden job market and that you must get into it to land a job as a new immigrant. So, what is this “hidden job market”, where is it and how can you...Read more
What I Do & Why I Do It
Some of you have been asking about what I do. Which immigration issues I deal with? Some are a little confused and often confuse me with an immigration agent. I don’t blame you because I don’t think there are many...Read more
Webinar Replay 20th Dec 2017 – The Q Jumper Factor Method
This is a recording of the amazing webinar we held on the 20th December 2016 called The Q Jumper Factor Method - A 7 Step Master PLan To Finding A Job In Your New Country. NOTE: Please be patient as...Read more
How Indecision Will Kill Your Immigration Dreams
Hi, Zarélsie here the Migration Mentor. Happy New Year. Wherever you are and whatever you do, I hope that 2017 will bring fulfilment of your dreams and achievement of your goals. Achieving your dream of immigration to Canada, Australia, New...Read more
How To Get a Job Offer Without a Work Visa – Part 1
The most asked question in immigrant job finding One of the most asked questions, and something that immigrants are most confused about, is whether it is how to get a job offer without a work visa. I was there too –...Read more
How To Get A Job Offer Without a Work Visa – Part 2
Last week we discussed the first of 3 strategies on how to get a job offer without a work visa. That strategy was focused on how to get immigrant jobs, advertised uniquely for immigrants – where employers actively recruit immigrants –...Read more
Webinar Replay 22nd Jan 2017 – The Q Jumper Factor Method
This is a recording of the amazing webinar we held on the 22nd January 2017 called The Q Jumper Factor Method - A 7 Step Master PLan To Finding A Job In Your New Country. NOTE: Please be patient as...Read more
How To Get a Job Offer Without a Work Visa – Part 3
In the last 2 videos, I reviewed 2 strategies on how to get a job offer without a work visa first: They were: Video #1: Setting up your unique immigrant’s LinkedIn profile to bring jobs which are uniquely advertised for...Read more
Before You Flush $300 Down The Toilet…..Try This!
Welcome to this video about why you need to, as an immigrant, need to learn to do your own immigrant’s CV. That goes against the norm of having a CV written for you, when you start your job finding process...Read more
How To Easily Overcome One of the Biggest Job Finding Obstacles For Immigrants
You are going to face a brick wall - it will be hitting on the the biggest obstacles for immigrants seeking a job in their new destination country – TRUST. As an immigrant job seeker you are invisible, and in addition, no one...Read more
Visa Sponsored Jobs – The Ultimate Guide For New Immigrant’s
This video is about visa sponsored jobs for immigrants. More specifically how immigrants can find and target jobs where employers, companies and recruiters worldwide are specifically advertising to recruit immigrants, also known as visa sponsored jobs. What Are Visa Sponsored...Read more
Visa Sponsored Job – Delivered On a Silver Platter
Securing a visa sponsored job is one the fastest and easiest ways for new immigrant job seeker can find a job in their destination country. Discover how you can easily secure a visa sponsored job in this article. Immigrants struggle...Read more
Immigrate To Australia – By Eating An Elephant?
This video is not just about how to immigrate to Australia, it can also apply to immigrating to anywhere else in the world. With this information, you can learn how to immigrate to Australia, Canada, immigrate to New Zealand, USA,...Read more
Immigrate to Canada – Don’t Get Lost!
Whether you want to immigrate to Canada, New Zealand, Australia or anywhere else in the world – you are going to be faced with this enormous process. Last week I spoke about the massive process of immigrating, and its sub-processes,...Read more
Finding Work Abroad: The #1 Fatal LinkedIn Mistake That You Must Avoid
Link to download the free video series: Free video series: How To Avoid The Seven Deadly Job Hunting Mistakes That Can Destroy Your Immigration Dreams. If you are in the process to finding work abroad this video is a must...Read more
Finding Overseas Employment: This Shocking CV Secret Will Make You Very Angry
Webinar Link: Click here to register & watch the webinar I am referring to in the video ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Today I am going to reveal something really shocking about finding overseas employment. It is a secret about your CV. That CV...Read more
Work In New Zealand – 3 Clever Ways To Find Work With LinkedIn
Click here for more information about the unique immigrants’ job finding tools and strategies to find work in New Zealand. Before we even go into this training on how to find work in New Zealand using a LinkedIn profile, let...Read more
Finding A Job In New Zealand or Australia – The Big Secret Revealed…
Today I want to give away a very big secret about finding a job in New Zealand or Australia as an immigrant. This is especially applicable if you are looking to find a job from a distance. This is going...Read more
International Job Search – Why You Are Failing & The Secret To Winning!
Most of the questions I get through email or Facebook messages around the immigrant's inability to be successful in an international job search. I usually get these questions – in some shape or form – after prospective immigrants have been...Read more
How To Find A Job As An Immigrant – The Dart Strategy
I love using analogies and stories to help explain how to find a job as an immigrant. Therefore, today I thought that explaining how a simple game of darts is very like finding a job as an immigrant. How To...Read more
Jobs Abroad – STOP And Read This Before You Apply!
So, are you ready to start looking for jobs abroad? Have you already started sending your CV to job applications online in your destination country? Just before you send that $350 CV somewhere…read this and see if you can answer...Read more
Find A Job As An Immigrant – 3 Free & Easy Ways To Success!
The processes to find a job as an immigrant and immigrating to another country is expensive. I hear that every day! For this incredibly complex and minefield-ridden process, immigrants pay an immigration adviser $4,000, $6,500 or even as much as...Read more
How To Build Relationships With Potential Employers To Find a Job As An Immigrant
How to build relationships with potential employers to find a job as an immigrant is one of the most common questions and request for assistance which I receive from potential immigrants. The Relationship Building Strategy and networking for immigrants is...Read more
Get An Overseas Job As An Immigrant? How Failure Can Help You….
How can failure help you to get an overseas job as an immigrant? Link referred to in video: http://zarelsie.com/Survey Well, it is the start of a new year and as most of us do at the beginning of a new year...Read more
Jobs For Immigrants – Why Do Good CVs Fail To Get Job Offers?
I see a lot of job applications and job searches by immigrants every day and most people think that CVs will get jobs for immigrants. Well…it is not entirely true. In fact – CVs will NOT guarantee jobs for immigrants....Read more
Visa Sponsored Job Offers – The Ultimate A-Z Blueprint
Struggling to find and land visa sponsored job offers offshore? I have something special for you today. A few weeks ago, I started work on a training video that is the blueprint of finding and landing visa sponsored job offers...Read more
How To Work With Overseas Recruiters – A ‘No-Fail” Approach
Recruiters are going to form a small, but important part of your job search as an immigrant and I have many people asking how to work with overseas recruiters. So, in this article, I will give you a few tips,...Read more
How To Attract LinkedIn Connections Easily…. Stop Chasing Them!
What would it mean for your LinkedIn Profile, your career or even your job search as an immigrant, if you could attract LinkedIn connections to your network? By the thousands? Would 1000 or 1,500 new LinkedIn connections of highly targeted...Read more
Find An Overseas Job Easily – How Good Are Your Chances?
Today I want to answer the question: How good are my chances to find an overseas job? I am fortunate enough to be able to visit places like this when I want, stay as long as I want and work...Read more
Get Hired As An Immigrant – The Surprising Factor That You Cannot Ignore….Or Fail!
I have already spoken before about how big trust is, as a factor in the hiring process and decision and how to get hired as an immigrant. You can find that article, here. How To Get Hired As an Immigrant...Read more
Need To Find A Job As An Immigrant? Here Is The Missing Link…
So many people reach out to me saying they need to find a job as an immigrant. They claim to have tried everything , yet have failed miserably in their efforts. I have lots of people who watch my videos...Read more
What A Great Strategic Immigrant’s CV Looks Like
If you are an immigrant job seeker, one of the first things you want to get sorted, is your CV. I have spoken extensively about that CV – specifically a Strategic Immigrant’s CV. A Strategic Immigrant’s CV is different to...Read more
The “Magic 100” Of An Immigrant’s LinkedIn Profile
Every prospective immigrant job seeker must have a Unique Immigrant’s LinkedIn Profile if they are to have any chance of a successful job search.. It is different from a generic, usual LinkedIn Profile, and this video is way to short...Read more
How To Find an Overseas Job By Skillfully Sidestepping The Typical Pitfalls
Link referred to in the video: http://zarelsie.com/SEVEN_Deadly_Job_Hunting_Mistakes If finding an overseas job as an immigrant was easy, you would not be watching this video… If sending CVs to overseas job ads online, you would have had a job already… But...Read more
The Best Employers In The World – How To Build Relationships With Them
Let me ask you a question- how many overseas connections do you have with the best employers in the world? These are your potential dream employers as an immigrant. I have spoken elsewhere about the importance of the “Magic 100”....Read more
Approach Overseas Employers Directly – 9 Easy Steps
To approach overseas employers directly is ONE of the more successful strategies for immigrant job seekers. Let me ask you a question first. Have you sent your CV to hundreds of job applications and not received any hits yet? That...Read more
Overseas Job Search – 7 Steps To Make It a Breeze!
When you embark on an overseas job search mission your main goal is to avoid the waste of time, money and effort. Heck – many people don’t even know where to start searching for a job as an immigrant! Many...Read more
Best Opportunities To Work Abroad – 2 Ways To Get Discovered Online
In this video, I will show you 2 ways to get discovered online to find the best opportunities to work abroad – without sending your CV to the online black hole. I’m Zarelsie – The Migration Mentor, and I help...Read more
What I Regret About Moving To New Zealand
I am Zarélsie – The Migration Mentor and I am going to reveal to you my regrets about moving to New Zealand so that you can make your immigration decision an informed decision and not make the mistakes which I...Read more
3 Ways To Find An Overseas Job By Raising Your Standards
In this video, I will reveal how you can find an overseas job by just raising your standards. Remember - if you want help with your job finding as an immigrant click here to fill out our questionnaire where we...Read more
How To Stay Positive As An Immigrant In The Worst Of Times
How do YOU stay positive as an immigrant during hard times? There is no doubt that immigration is a difficult process. But coupled with difficult economic and social upheaval, it becomes so much more challenging. Temporary migrant workers and new...Read more
3 Reasons To Start Your Immigration Process NOW
Want to know the 3 reasons to start your immigration process NOW - despite everyone else saying it's a bad idea...? Yes, I know that borders are closed, and visa applications are suspended for immigrants in most countries. Now that...Read more
5 Smart Ways To Optimise Your LinkedIn Profile As An Immigrant
In this video, I will show you 5 smart ways in which you can optimise your LinkedIn profile, specifically as an immigrant job seeker. If you are looking for work overseas as an immigrant, LinkedIn will be one of your...Read more
Are You Ready For The Upcoming Jobs Boom?
Are you ready for the upcoming jobs boom?This is a question I posed to over 700 people who registered for a webinar I recently held where I showed them how to prepare for an upcoming boom in jobs for new...Read more
LinkedIn Quick Tip – Finding Hidden Jobs As An Immigrant Job Seeker
Not all jobs are advertised on jobs listings and job search engines and as an immigrant, you MUST follow strategies to find hidden jobs. In fact, most jobs are never advertised, as much as 80%, and even of the remaining...Read more
How To Ace An Interview As An Immigrant [ Part I ]
Interviews are particularly stressful for immigrants, therefore it is difficult to ace an interview as an immigrant. There are different reasons why immigrants struggle with finding jobs and interviews. You usually must do an interview through an online platform, such...Read more
Job Interview Preparation – How To Ace An Interview As An Immigrant [ Part 2 ]
In this mini-series of videos of “How To ace your interview as an immigrant”, we will look at getting job interview preparation as an immigrant.In Part I of How To Ace An Interview As An Immigrant – we looked at...Read more
Interview Preparation – How To Ace An Interview As An Immigrant [ Part 3 ]
In Part 1 of this 4 part mini-series about acing an interview as an immigrant and interview preparation we looked at researching the company. Then, in Part 2 we looked at researching the role and requirements. Now, in Part 3...Read more
Interview Tips – Ace An Interview As An Immigrant – [ Part 4 ]
In part 1 of this 4 part mini-series about interviews as an immigrant, the first of the 4 interview tips was looking at researching the company. Then, in part 2 we looked at researching the role and requirements and preparing...Read more
Do Employer Visa Sponsored Jobs Still Exist?
The borders of most countries are closed to prospective new immigrants. In most countries even work visa holders are barred from entering if they have been caught outside the country and so, this begs the question – do employer visa...Read more
35 Vital Steps To Find a Job In The New World of Work
To start this video, let me give you a very frightening statistic on how to find a job in the new world of work: In this video, every sentence contains a tip or step on how to be successful to...Read more
Get free goodies and blogs delivered to your inbox
Want more free tips and cool stuff?
Would you like all the latest tips & strategies about successful job hunting as an immigrant and overcoming the common obstacles immigrants face – delivered straight to your inbox?
Join our community today!Get Instant access
Our Programs Have Been Designed To Help Immigrants Succeed
Are you an immigrant job seeker struggling to land a job in your new country, or from a distance? Have you sent dozens of job applications to job ads online and failed to hear anything back, or receiving rejection after rejection?
We have years of knowledge and experience in working with immigrant job seekers and landing a job as an immigrant does not happen the same way in which you may be used to applying for a job before.
Our flagship programme, The Q-Jumper Factor is comprehensive, step-by-step training which addresses all the aspects of successfully job finding as an immigrant – including how to overcome the common obstacles immigrant job seekers face.
It is designed to teach you the specific job finding tips & strategies and give you the tools to land that elusive job as an immigrant job seeker and make your immigration dreams a reality.
The Migration Mentor is our acclaimed membership program that helps immigrants with all aspects pf the migration process. Whether it be finding a new job, building networks & relationships, adapting socially and culturally, dealing with financial challenges or understanding the rules & regulations of your new country.
Learn & share experiences with a community of fellow immigrants via our private forum. We have it all. Join us today!Learn more
Done-For-You Services – Developed Just For Immigrants
Did you know that an immigrant job seeker’s CV and LinkedIn profiles differ considerably from local job seekers? Do you know what those differences are and how to change and optimise your CV and LinkedIn profile to fit an immigrant job seeker?
We specialise in creating the ultimate CV with which immigrants can beat everyone else in the job queue to get to the front and land a job in their new country.
We also help immigrants optimise their LinkedIn profiles to fit an immigrant job seeker so that their LinkedIn profile becomes a 24/7 job hunting machine, exposing them to opportunities not available otherwise.
For a more personal service, you can opt for our “ad hoc” coaching sessions were Zarelsie provides a “holding hand” for immigrants. This takes them through various aspects of their immigration process and covers anything from applying specific job search strategies unique to immigrants, one on one guidance on how to overcome the common obstacles immigrants face and helping immigrants through adverse consequences or stress after immigration so they can reach their full potential to become thriving citizens of their new country.
Zarélsie is also available for public speaking events, presentations and live training sessions in topics are relevant to her work as a migration mentor, including helping immigrants overcome the obstacles in finding jobs as migrants in their new country and dealing with the emotional and psychological factors of immigration.Learn more
Books Written By An Immigrant….Specifically For Immigrants
Zarélsie is an immigrant herself and narrated her own personal story of immigration in her first book Running From The Rainbow Nation to start a new life in New Zealand. It is the bittersweet chain of events that eventually brought this family to a new country and a new life. It describes their struggle to find a way out of South Africa while under stress, facing obstacles and meeting a range of “angels” – people appearing on their path to help them on their journey. It is a personal account of huge change in the life of one family and the silent truths that lay on the heart of someone who has to face the heartache and rush of immigration – the most traumatic event in any human being’s life. But is it also a tale of hope and adaptation in a new country, blessed with wonderful people and a clean, safe environment. A great read for anyone who faces the same situation, anywhere in the world.
In her second book, The Q-Jumper Factor – The Ultimate Guide to Landing a Job In a New Country In Record Time she has written as a brilliant guide for immigrant job seekers. It provides a full guide with all the tools which immigrant job seekers need to land their job offer. It contains step by step instructions and templates as tools for immigrant job seekers and guide immigrants through the various job search strategies which are effective, showing them how to overcome the common obstacles immigrant job seekers face.Learn more