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Forum: Middle East
Feb 13th 2020, 8:34 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,690
Posted By reddiva

Re: Age limits

Most of the big firms i work for in the UAE won't touch anyone over 55, 58 at a push ( Oil sector) Private sector are not interested in anyone over 50! 65 would be pushing it for a IT Manager
60 is...
Forum: Middle East
Feb 9th 2020, 7:13 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,208
Posted By reddiva

Re: GP Consultant Rank Pay - PHCC Qatar

Go on Linked in, see who works there, connect with them and see if they can answer the question
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 4th 2020, 8:34 am
Replies: 47
Views: 4,170
Posted By reddiva

Re: Traffic Fines

Why not do what i do. Drive in the second to slow lane. You end up passing the fast lane every time.
Jan 22nd 2020, 6:46 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,230
Posted By reddiva

Re: ADNOC Offshore Hiring process

Hi, not sure as it depends upon availabilty of panel and how quickly they want to hire
My client usually arranges the FTF 2-3 weeks after the intital first interview
Jan 20th 2020, 10:54 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,230
Posted By reddiva

Re: ADNOC Offshore Hiring process

my government clients process is

Tel/Skype interview
2-3 weeks later fly in for a face to face and have the company medical
Gov approval usually takes 2 weeks and then a week later offer sent...
Jan 20th 2020, 10:11 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,230
Posted By reddiva

Re: ADNOC Offshore Hiring process

https://britishexpats.com/forum/middle-east-60/adnoc-process-steps-recruitment-921445/

Lots to read through. 6 weeks waiting after an intial call does seems long.
Are you dealing with an agency...
Dec 30th 2019, 7:15 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,415
Posted By reddiva

Re: Received job offer letter but no contract - is this normal?

Not all offer letters state what benefits are included etc. Many employers do a basic offer letter then later raise a contract with all the important info in
As you are abroad i would ask for a copy...
Dec 16th 2019, 8:26 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,626
Posted By reddiva

Re: Negotiating a package

Yes capped at 3 kids and some only give a % towards fees ( not full amount)
Forum: Middle East
Dec 16th 2019, 8:24 am
Replies: 24
Views: 3,033
Posted By reddiva

Re: Account Freezing

Open a new bank account and shift the money. I have always had a spare one here. Unless you are with ENBD you can get a LIV account online and takes minutes to do
Freeze usually happens until you A....
Forum: Middle East
Dec 16th 2019, 4:18 am
Replies: 27
Views: 3,038
Posted By reddiva

Re: QATAR- what to bring

Its the price for the items above that galls me. I stock up as i hate paying the prices here
Forum: Middle East
Dec 15th 2019, 12:48 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 3,038
Posted By reddiva

Re: QATAR- what to bring

Suntan lotion.
Oxo cubes
If you are Female makeup, most toiletries, facewipes, dry shampoo, perfume .
Chocolate
Zoflora discenfenctant ( yes i know again)
lenor unstoppables ( i love them but...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 12th 2019, 5:54 am
Replies: 4
Views: 874
Posted By reddiva

Re: Need some help with this please!

https://gulfnews.com/uae/medical-errors-how-uae-law-protects-patients-doctors-1.63917002
That is always subject the change and you wont find anything definative online
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 9th 2019, 12:58 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,621
Posted By reddiva

Re: Raw, fresh turkey

Potatoes are good but roasted parsnips, sprouts and sauasages wrapped in bacon are my faves! oh and my homemade gravy
Dec 8th 2019, 9:30 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,572
Posted By reddiva

Re: Job offer in KSA

They will also ask for an EID from Parents
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 8th 2019, 9:25 am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,621
Posted By reddiva

Re: Raw, fresh turkey

try Mike the British butcher in Mudon. He has a FB page and does pork etc. He may also be getting turkeys in and also https://carnistore.com/turkey/ the latter has a contact number and Mike has a FB...
Forum: Middle East
Nov 10th 2019, 6:24 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,741
Posted By reddiva

Re: 21 YO Looking to work abroad any help please?!

What Jamsmack said is correct. The only young Engineering graduates i work with are nationals of that country and without a degree the clients wouldnt look at you
Forum: The Sand Pit
Nov 4th 2019, 9:22 am
Replies: 9
Views: 870
Posted By reddiva

Re: Cobblers

Ndust, I think they pick up and deliver and The Cobbler in the DIFC gate building
Oct 27th 2019, 12:47 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,270
Posted By reddiva

Re: Cost of living in Dubai

Physiotherapists arent paid the best in this part of the world
At some of the leading clinics they are paid AED10-15000 and depending on the company accomodation and commission. Most roles are...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Oct 27th 2019, 10:27 am
Replies: 63
Views: 11,730
Posted By reddiva

Re: Liquidity Squeeze/ Rent

In my office building, two candles burning right next the carpet. They arent tealights and are hanging over the side close to the carpet
Oct 27th 2019, 10:24 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,270
Posted By reddiva

Re: Cost of living in Dubai

Are you single, married, kids, no kids
What sector, what education, what industry do you work in?
Oct 27th 2019, 8:20 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,070
Posted By reddiva

Re: Paying for visas

Oh dear! you have been scammed. :-( There was a company last year claiming to work on behalf of my agency. It too was a scam. There are so many about
Never ever part with any money for a job. We...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 22nd 2019, 7:28 am
Replies: 1
Views: 471
Posted By reddiva

Re: Nurseries in Dubai

Colleagues Wife is a Brit and works at a nursery here. The nursery is close to Umm Suqeim She has worked there for 15 years
I can you pm you her number if you want a chat with her
Oct 20th 2019, 11:03 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,801
Posted By reddiva

Re: Job Offer in Principle

It depends on the agency. Some don't make commissions etc they just get a monthly salary so a job placement is a job placement regardless of the daily rate
I remember the days of USD1500 a day. ...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Oct 17th 2019, 8:11 am
Replies: 63
Views: 11,730
Posted By reddiva

Re: Liquidity Squeeze/ Rent

Last year i had a 15,000 reduction. LL didnt flinch when i asked for this. He is going to have to drop it by at least another AED12-15000 again next year
Forum: The Sand Pit
Oct 6th 2019, 1:14 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 834
Posted By reddiva

Re: CV styles and formats

Watch the spelling too. The amount of CVs i receive from Native Brits who cannot spell simple words, is on the increase!
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