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  1. Life in Australia
    So, after exactly 30 days of searching, I am almost at the cusp of nailing a couple of opportunities in OZ. I thought I’d take this chance to let newcomers know what to do to crack the market here. A few caveats before I begin. 1. My advice is meant for people with specialized skillsets –...
  2. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi all, My family and I were recently granted PR and I wish to land in Aus inJune 2018. I plan to settle initially and then bring my family. I have been thinking about Melbourne and Sydney a lot.. but couldn't finalize it as on date. :fingerscrossed: Can someone kindly advise which will be my...
  3. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi there I just wanted to share my positive job hunt experience since there is a lot of discouraging feedback out here in this forum. I could recently secure a job in Sydney after only about once month on the hunt and basically 3 resumes I sent out. My background is as follows: - Graduated...
  4. UAE Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UAE
    Hello there, I am 8 years experience as Maintenance Electrical Engineer. Can you help me to find job on Adnoc Group of Companies because my fiancee already employed at Ruwais. Any contact nos. , email address are highly appreciated! Thank you. Best Regards, Negz1986
  5. The Platypus Den
    Hey everyone How good an idea it would be to diversify my skill set? I am a unified communications engineer(with a couple of current certifications in my field under my belt) , i have a full month before i move. Would it be a good idea to go for a certification in my own field or should i...
  6. The Platypus Den
    Hi Everyone My Question is regarding good LinkedIn/social media strategies one can follow while job hunting. I have been checking LinkedIn for sometime and my perception is there is a lot of negativity on LinkedIn to the point that if you believe in every word of it you can not muster courage...
  7. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi all, I am an Aeronautical Engineer from the UK visiting Dubai and trying to find work. My case is a bit odd that I am only 23 and I only have 1 year's experience in the UK - but because of some personal circumstances I want to move to the UAE. I am looking for work anywhere in the UAE (esp...
  8. General Expat Discussions
    Dear all, This is my first post on this forum. I searched quite a few threads to avoid redundancy before posting this one looking for answers but couldn't find exactly what I was looking for. I have lodged my application on 18th September and waiting for a CO officer to be assigned. I have...
  9. The Platypus Den
    Hi all, First of all - thanks to this forum, which has given a lot of information and support during my process and afterwards too! The point at which am standing right now is the place which looked like it was really difficult to reach around 7-8 months back; but after reaching here - the next...
  10. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello everyone, I will be visiting Melbourne,Australia for around 12 days next month with my wife. :plane:The dates are 11th June to 23rd June. I have already booked the tickets and am in touch with a few hosts through Airbnb for accommodation. I need reviews from people on these suburbs 1)...
  11. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi all, I am coming to Dubai next month to look for some job opportunity. I am from Pakistan and I have seven years experience in Software/dotNET development. Can someone please guide me what steps should I follow or where to look for job opportunities? I have been trying bayt, but as...
  12. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi all, I was just wondering about the job market here in Dubai.It seems to be more like "DEAD" especially for those who has no references or for those who dont know anybody who can recommend you. I have been trying day and night to get a job but didnot succeed in getting even 1 interview...
  13. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi, Need li'l advise again :) I have been applying for jobs in my relevant field actively for 2-3months now but we didnot get to here anything from the recruiters/employers except 1-2 emails/phone calls. Just wondering, is it bcoz we are currently in Dubai that the response rate is so low...
  14. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi Everyone, I'm currently in the IT field, I do 1st and 2nd level tech support in an international school, I have been looking for a IT jobs in Perth and Melbourne with no success. What type of TAFE course/certification should i take in order to get work in the social service sector? I have...
  15. Introductions
    Hi everyone, I'm a Singaporean with an Australian PR. I received my PR in 2009 when i was single. Got married in 2010, now i am looking forward to migrate with my husband to Oz. I have family there so I will probably live with them for a while, till my hubby's visa is sorted. Looking for...
  16. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    After quitting my work in Bangalore, I decided to spend some quality time with my parents. 2 weeks after, booked an oneway ticket to Melbourne with Singapore Airlines (30K Rs). Booked my short stay at youth hostel @ 30AUD per night. Also arranged for “Skybus” from airport to hostel thr there...
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