As part of an innovative hiring program, Wellington technology companies are offering jobseekers the opportunity to experience life in the country’s capital. The offer includes free flight tickets to Wellington and accommodation. The candidates will first have to clear the application process. 100 candidates will then be shortlisted and asked to attend pre-arranged interviews with the top tech firms in the city. These 100 candidates will get free flight tickets and accommodation and will also take part in social activities and events. The possibility of their relocation to Wellington will also be discussed, as part of the interview process.
Not everyone who is called for an interview will get a job, but all 100 of them will definitely get the free holiday trip to Wellington. However, the offer does not provide for food, beverages and entertainment expenses. “Wellington is the South Pacific’s tech and innovation capital, bubbling with innovative tech companies developing leading edge solutions and exporting them to the world. Our tech industry is flying along and we need more people,” the advert read. “At the end of the week there’ll be offers to jobs you never knew existed in a place with a lifestyle you never thought possible.”