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  1. UAE Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UAE
    Hi Im currently working as robotics researcher in the University in Singapore. My current monthly salary is 4600 SGD neto. I got an offer from Khalifa University in Abu Dhabi. The package is 18 000 AED in total per month. I would like to know if its worth to move there. How is the life in Abu...
  2. Other Middle East & Africa
    Hello. I have seen a few of these posts but want to know if situations have changed in current year 2014. I have been offered a job by Sahara I believe which is part of Aramaco for 35k riyal/month. I asked for 50k riyal/month but still negotiating. I plan to move with my wife and kids. I have...
  3. New Zealand Expat Forum for Expats Living in NZ
    Hello everyone, I'm an engineering graduate in computer science planning to study in New Zealand. I'll mostly be applying for Level 8 and 9 courses at either AUT or Massey and they come under SMC. Been doing quite some research for a while now, but there still are a few unanswered questions...
  4. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    My job offer came through today and the total remuneration package is 80K incl super. Do you think this is a fair deal for survival in Brisbane. I am currently in the India and looking for change. They are offering visa 457. I am IT Developer profession. Do you guys think $80K is enough for a...
  5. Thailand Expat Forum for Expats Living in Thailand
    Hello I have been to Thailand twice in the past 2 years, I LOVE It (the smiles, the weather,the Culture). What a Beautiful Country. I am hoping that Thailand is where I can retire (in about 2 years) I will be 50. I will have a modest pension, I am looking at Chiang Mai. I was hoping someone...
  6. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Dear Friends Am new on to here. So please help me by giving gud advices. I got an offer from an IT company from Brisbane with monthly salary of 4800 AUD. I dont have any friends in Brisbane, so no idea about the living cost. It is possible that we (Me, my wife and my little daughter) can live...
  7. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    Hello Folks, First of all.. indeed a great forum for expat....hats off :) I am from India and relocating to Johannesburg in April-2013. My wife is pursuing CA (Chartered Accountant) degree in India. I would like to know is Indian CA degree valid in South Africa? Does she have to clear any...
  8. Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    Hi guys, i would appreciate some advice. A canadian based company wants to make me an offer for a Software Engineer position in Canata, Ottawa, so they are asking about my salary expectations. I come from EU and currently working in South of France. I hold and MSc and a working epxerience for...
  9. Other Asia
    Hi, I'm starting an entry-level position in HK in September. This will be my first time ever in Hong Kong. I was wondering if anyone could give me their opinion or lead me to past forum that discusses rent/transportation/living. 1. How much do newbies spend for rent (% of pre tax?). I...
  10. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    I was offered a position as an ESL teacher in Dubai and I am reporting to work the second week in August. I am awaiting attestation of my documents before I get my official travel dates... I noticed in a previous post that someone was advertising the sale of their furniture :couch2:- I was...
  11. UAE Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UAE
    Hi, My husband is attending and interview this week for a position with a large production company in Abu Dhabi. We are currently in the UK. We don't know the wage to be offered, as there is some negotiation, however they have general pay scales, (which they won't disclose until after...
  12. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi, I need to urgently find out the cost of living in Dubai at this day and age 2011. I have been offered a job there, a package of 15800 AED p/m. This is made up of 6000 AED home allowance and 1500 transportation allowance. I need to find out if this is sufficient to live a decent life. Is...
  13. Other Asia
    Hi, I am planning to visit Singapore for the purpose of Job Hunting. I have around 4+ years of Software Development experience, out of which 2 years in Dubai, UAE. In order to visit Singapore, I have 4 queries:- 1. Which visa type do I require for the job hunting, in which I get 1 month and...
  14. USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    Hi guys, Just looking for any tips and pointers on how to get planning a move to America, My partner and I have visited numerous states and would preferably like to move somewhere on the west coast maybe California, what sort of things would we need to look into to make the leap, we're only 22...
  15. Thailand Expat Forum for Expats Living in Thailand
    My wife and I are thinking of moving to phuket, I am a trainer in fitness and also workplace training and assessment, oHS and security. My main aim is to move to phuket and train at tiger with ray elbe and muay thai instructors. I am semi retired and receive a pension of about 50000 baht a...
  16. Other Asia
    Hi All~ my name is Mirah. I'm Indonesian, fresh graduated this July 1st. I'm looking for any jobs in HK right now, and some want me to include the salary expectation. Could any of you help me? How much is it? (like if it can cover house renting, daily expenses ,etc.) Thank youuu sooo much!:)
  17. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    For those who want to know more about living costs in Merida, there is an article in Yucatantoday.com which might interest you.
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