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Forum: Canada
Oct 5th 2011, 6:35 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,590
Posted By seanyg

Re: Whats the Canadian Economy like at the moment?

Hmm interesting how it varies according to province, but I guess the sheer size of Canada demands it.

I don't agree with why they do it though - I'd find it a waste of time going for a job when I...
Forum: Canada
Oct 5th 2011, 5:57 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,590
Posted By seanyg

Re: Whats the Canadian Economy like at the moment?

Is there a reason why Canadian employment websites tend to refrain from posting a salary next to a job advertised...? I'm so used to seeing salaries on UK job sites and just wondered why you don't...
Forum: Canada
Oct 5th 2011, 5:33 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 5,659
Posted By seanyg

Re: REVISITING THE IDEA OF EMIGRATING...

Hi there, I live in Desborough (about 30 mins from Northampton). Were you in N'ton itself? :)
Forum: Canada
Oct 5th 2011, 5:29 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 5,659
Posted By seanyg

Re: REVISITING THE IDEA OF EMIGRATING...

Yes but it all boils down to the same thing - paying it off in one lump sum or paying it off in little bits (as tax). By the time my kids are at the leaving-university-age they will need to be saving...
Forum: Canada
Oct 5th 2011, 5:27 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 5,659
Posted By seanyg

Re: REVISITING THE IDEA OF EMIGRATING...

I've never read the Daily Mail for that reason! (I've heard how negative it is, so I steer clear of it) :thumbup:
Forum: Australia
Oct 4th 2011, 4:23 pm
Replies: 101
Views: 8,625
Posted By seanyg

Re: POSSIBLY CONSIDERING OZ... ?

Please explain?
:rofl:
Forum: Australia
Oct 4th 2011, 4:21 pm
Replies: 101
Views: 8,625
Posted By seanyg

Re: POSSIBLY CONSIDERING OZ... ?

I'm not sure, but I know they disapprove of backbiting and bullying (which is why a lot of the replies to my thread were deleted).

I apologise if I'm breaking rules by duplicating my post, but as...
Forum: Australia
Oct 4th 2011, 4:12 pm
Replies: 101
Views: 8,625
Posted By seanyg

Re: POSSIBLY CONSIDERING OZ... ?

I was being (or rather, trying to be) ironic - I thought Obama was championing the cause for a national health system like ours? (I've watched a bit of Fox news and everyone seems to hate the guy!).
Forum: Australia
Oct 4th 2011, 4:11 pm
Replies: 101
Views: 8,625
Posted By seanyg

Re: POSSIBLY CONSIDERING OZ... ?

I should have clarified that I was just answering the questions someone posed about what we actually want in life; I know not all our boxes will be ticked by Australia (or Canada, or the US...), I...
Forum: Australia
Oct 4th 2011, 4:09 pm
Replies: 101
Views: 8,625
Posted By seanyg

Re: POSSIBLY CONSIDERING OZ... ?

[QUOTE=Chortlepuss;9653492]I'm a skilled IT worker who is currently unemployed./QUOTE]

Do you find there isn't much market for IT workers in Australia? My husband listens to podcasts from...
Forum: Australia
Oct 4th 2011, 4:06 pm
Replies: 101
Views: 8,625
Posted By seanyg

Re: POSSIBLY CONSIDERING OZ... ?

Your post was very insightful and opened my eyes to a lot of things about Australia of which I wasn't aware... if we do think seriously about moving there it'll have to be after lots of research into...
Forum: Australia
Oct 3rd 2011, 11:24 pm
Replies: 101
Views: 8,625
Posted By seanyg

Re: POSSIBLY CONSIDERING OZ... ?

Yes that's true... :huh:
Forum: Australia
Oct 3rd 2011, 11:22 pm
Replies: 101
Views: 8,625
Posted By seanyg

Re: POSSIBLY CONSIDERING OZ... ?

Not sure about non-EU countries but anyone in the EU can indeed just walk in, no questions asked. I have no idea why they'd want to (apart from the obvious £ incentives) - in the Independent today it...
Forum: Australia
Oct 3rd 2011, 11:15 pm
Replies: 101
Views: 8,625
Posted By seanyg

Re: POSSIBLY CONSIDERING OZ... ?

You misunderstand me (don't worry, you're not the first :D): I don't hate immigrants and have nothing against them coming here to work if they buy / rent their own house, spend their wages in this...
Forum: Canada
Oct 3rd 2011, 8:38 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 5,659
Posted By seanyg

Re: REVISITING THE IDEA OF EMIGRATING...

Oops, that's what I meant! That's what you get when you're rushing to reply whilst you can smell your dinner burning downstairs! :eek:
Forum: Canada
Oct 3rd 2011, 8:38 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 5,659
Posted By seanyg

Re: REVISITING THE IDEA OF EMIGRATING...

Hehe I knew there was a proper word for it! :p I p (I have learnt about fuzzing and DDOS requests from the podcasts he listens to in the car though, so my ignorance does stop somewhere! :rofl:).
Forum: Canada
Oct 3rd 2011, 8:35 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 5,659
Posted By seanyg

Re: REVISITING THE IDEA OF EMIGRATING...

Yeah I don't think we'd want to move to NYC tbh (would be nice to visit but not to live - too expensive by all accounts!). I think (if it happened) he'd have to travel around the country so we could...
Forum: Canada
Oct 3rd 2011, 8:32 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 5,659
Posted By seanyg

Re: REVISITING THE IDEA OF EMIGRATING...

Hi there,

Wow you're the first pen tester I've found on this website - are you alone here?! May I ask how you managed to emigrate to Calgary in this role, or were you already over there doing...
Forum: Canada
Oct 3rd 2011, 8:26 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 5,659
Posted By seanyg

Re: REVISITING THE IDEA OF EMIGRATING...

His company opened an office in NYC a few months ago, and so far they keep sending people over for up to three months at a time (presumably to dodge the visa issue?). He's been with them since Feb...
Forum: Canada
Oct 3rd 2011, 8:19 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 5,659
Posted By seanyg

Re: REVISITING THE IDEA OF EMIGRATING...

I was waiting for someone's mind to fall into the gutter ;) And yes, he hates saying pen tester for the very reason Delsol79 just mentioned ... Hacker insinuates he's a criminal and Security...
Forum: Canada
Oct 3rd 2011, 8:16 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 5,659
Posted By seanyg

Re: REVISITING THE IDEA OF EMIGRATING...

Gosh I didn't know that. So even if we just got a secondment somewhere, we'd still have the same problem...

Would it be really dodgy to sublet our house to my mother-in-law (say if we went abroad...
Forum: Canada
Oct 2nd 2011, 10:18 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 4,761
Posted By seanyg

Re: RE-BONJOUR BRITISH EXPATS!

Really? How did I describe them...? :confused:
Forum: Australia
Oct 2nd 2011, 10:13 pm
Replies: 101
Views: 8,625
Posted By seanyg

Re: POSSIBLY CONSIDERING OZ... ?

TBH I don't know what I want (nor my husband). We're both very indecisive and maybe we want / need someone to peer into our lives and tell us what to do for the best. We're both happy in our new...
Forum: Australia
Oct 2nd 2011, 9:34 pm
Replies: 101
Views: 8,625
Posted By seanyg

Re: POSSIBLY CONSIDERING OZ... ?

$20k???!!! Jeez, that's around £12k, right? :eek: Are you in favour of private healthcare a la Obama, dare I ask...?! I'd give my opinion but I don't have any more Kleenex left for the backlash... :o
Forum: Australia
Oct 2nd 2011, 9:29 pm
Replies: 101
Views: 8,625
Posted By seanyg

Re: POSSIBLY CONSIDERING OZ... ?

Your post was really helpful and insightful, cheers :thumbup: I think maybe we're best to wait until a secondment opportunity comes up for my husband with the company for whom he's currently working,...
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