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May 2nd 2012, 8:30 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 4,496
Posted By brucebanner

Re: quant economist CFA abu dhabi salary expectation

I figure you're kidding but quants work in front office, where all the money is, not the basement. Just saying.
May 2nd 2012, 8:28 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 4,496
Posted By brucebanner

Re: quant economist CFA abu dhabi salary expectation

Someone is being very childish.
I kind of understand why the original poster just left, it's very easy to find out what a quant economist is - just google the two separate words.
Forum: Middle East
Apr 16th 2012, 1:27 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 4,505
Posted By brucebanner

Re: New in Abu Dhabi

How do you guys manage to cycle between May and October when the temperature hits +40 c?

Doesn't it get boring cycling around a track?
Forum: Middle East
Apr 5th 2012, 12:39 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,459
Posted By brucebanner

Forum: Middle East
Apr 5th 2012, 12:38 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,459
Posted By brucebanner

Re: Offshore account

I can see you're obviously mental.
Forum: Middle East
Apr 3rd 2012, 1:52 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,459
Posted By brucebanner

Offshore account

Who would you set-up an offshore account with from the list below:
Forum: France
Mar 18th 2012, 1:14 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,930
Posted By brucebanner

Re: London to Paris - Software Engineer

I don't want to get into an argument ... but

So what if I posted a similar post in the other forums?

"This probably means that it is not working for you in London. " how can you make that...
Forum: Australia
Mar 17th 2012, 8:46 pm
Replies: 101
Views: 10,225
Posted By brucebanner

Re: Aus not better than London for IT - debunked

Just checked; Software Engineer is listed as Skilled Occupation List. I am British Citizen so I'm surprised that the site did not find a visa when I said I wanted to stay in Australia for 12 months...
Forum: Australia
Mar 17th 2012, 6:22 pm
Replies: 101
Views: 10,225
Posted By brucebanner

Re: Aus not better than London for IT - debunked

I want out of the UK for a bit so I am looking at other countries at the moment.

Are there IT jobs (C++ Software Engineers) at Investment Banks / Hedge Funds there? If so, what's a good place to...
Forum: France
Mar 17th 2012, 6:14 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,930
Posted By brucebanner

Re: London to Paris - Software Engineer

So all the Banks and Hedge Funds in the financial district of Paris require one to speak in French?
Forum: France
Mar 14th 2012, 3:10 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,930
Posted By brucebanner

Re: London to Paris - Software Engineer

How much can I purchase a two-bedroom flat or house for in Paris in good area? How about a three-bedroom? I wouldn't mind if it's in the outskirts of Paris but as long as I can use the tube, then...
Forum: Spain
Mar 14th 2012, 3:10 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 2,570
Posted By brucebanner

London to Madrid/Barcelona - Software Engineer

Hi All,

- What's the job market like for C++ Software Engineers in Financial Services? I've worked in London all my life.
- How many years of experience do employers in Madrid and Barcelona...
Forum: France
Mar 14th 2012, 12:59 am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,930
Posted By brucebanner

London to Paris - Software Engineer

Hi All,

- What's the job market like for C++ Software Engineers in Financial Services? I've worked in London all my life.
- How many years of experience do employers in Paris generally require?...
Forum: Middle East
Sep 12th 2011, 7:14 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 710
Posted By brucebanner

Lloyds TSB vs Barclays (in the UAE)

Hi All,

What offers a better service there in the middle east? How are the off-shore offerings by the above banks?

Your experiences would be great.

Thanks
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 12th 2011, 6:55 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 621
Posted By brucebanner

Re: Inside The National discontinued?

It's a news program made the The National.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 11th 2011, 6:06 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 621
Posted By brucebanner

Inside The National discontinued?

Have they discontinued this program?
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 30th 2011, 6:31 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By brucebanner

Recommend an international bank

Hi All,

What international bank would you build a relationship with if you knew you were going to work in the Middle East and will have a mortgage here in the UK in a few years? I'm thinking:
...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 22nd 2011, 12:49 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 3,548
Posted By brucebanner

Re: What car do you drive?

Does anyone know of any car hire places in Dubai or Abu Dhabi that allow you to hire fast/luxury cars. In my next visit, I'd like to hire more powerful than a Suzuki with a 1.6L engine. I'm...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 21st 2011, 7:06 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,468
Posted By brucebanner

Re: Eid Holiday Abu Dhabi

I went to Dubai and AD mid November last year. This is when the second Eid was talking place. I personally would not go on holiday during this period again, as I remember it, things were quite busy...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 21st 2011, 10:58 am
Replies: 38
Views: 3,548
Posted By brucebanner

What car do you drive?

Hi,

I just passed my driving test very recently :), so I feel like talking about cars. Just so you know, I haven't moved to UAE yet.

Could someone working there please tell me what it means...
Aug 21st 2011, 1:01 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,135
Posted By brucebanner

Re: help with offer help?

Ditto.
Will be looking for Programming position myself in a year or so.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 21st 2011, 12:58 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,960
Posted By brucebanner

Re: Bet you this is one 'biggest' title the UAE won't want ...

Would it be unethical to say; I don't care if she she dies, the world needs fewer idiotic people around.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 21st 2011, 12:43 am
Replies: 1
Views: 404
Posted By brucebanner

What magazines do you read

Hi,

What magazines did you read when at home, say, the UK. And what magazines do you read now that you're in the ME?
Forum: Middle East
Mar 29th 2011, 12:39 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,162
Posted By brucebanner

public companies in the UAE

Are there any companies in the UAE that publish their earnings etc.

Is it likely that the two major airlines - Emirates and Itihad - will go public?
Mar 28th 2011, 9:15 pm
Replies: 1,078
Views: 859,440
Posted By brucebanner

Re: Job in Abu Dhabi Investment Authority

do they have programming jobs in Abu Dhabi Investment Authority?
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