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Forum: USA
Jun 11th 2011, 9:20 am
Replies: 75
Views: 8,377
Posted By martian1

Re: Offer of a job in Virginia

My family are over for 3 weeks in August i doubt we will move to Virginia so i am glad i kept our house in the Uk the reason my family are not over is due to my wife needing to work to pay the bills...
Forum: USA
Jun 10th 2011, 8:44 pm
Replies: 75
Views: 8,377
Posted By martian1

Re: Offer of a job in Virginia

6 months later...I am as confused as ever :unsure: i do like a lot about living in the US but some of it drives me crazy especially the police trying to nab everyone 1st chance they get. I do find it...
Forum: USA
Jan 19th 2011, 10:35 pm
Replies: 75
Views: 8,377
Posted By martian1

Re: Offer of a job in Virginia

Thank you Katy my wife and son will visit this year only not sure if i will try and extend my stay see how i feel in 6months. The main reason i came alone was the house in the uk and not wanting to...
Forum: USA
Jan 19th 2011, 2:08 am
Replies: 75
Views: 8,377
Posted By martian1

Re: Offer of a job in Virginia

Thanks cal we are trying to find a decent place to hang out the weekend (few beers) must be close to our appartments we live neer the kroger store off hul st i think cracker barrel is near us as...
Forum: USA
Jan 18th 2011, 3:07 am
Replies: 75
Views: 8,377
Posted By martian1

Re: Offer of a job in Virginia

Well i made the move and have been here 2 weeks. I have been that busy i don't know if i like it or not :blink: i live off hull st in midlothian what a fun road to drive for a novice :ohmy:
Take...
Forum: USA
Oct 8th 2010, 2:03 am
Replies: 75
Views: 8,377
Posted By martian1

Re: Offer of a job in Virginia

oh..right a muppet. due to visit soon then if all works out i will be over january
Forum: USA
Sep 11th 2010, 5:13 pm
Replies: 75
Views: 8,377
Posted By martian1

Re: Offer of a job in Virginia

Thanks seanVA helpful comment

"I lived in VA for quite some time it is awsome."
Forum: USA
Sep 10th 2010, 5:31 pm
Replies: 75
Views: 8,377
Posted By martian1

Re: Offer of a job in Virginia

Things moved on a little i have been offered original assignment for 2yrs just waiting...and waiting for details. Have met a few of the guys i would be working with and they seem a canny bunch :)...
Forum: Meet-ups
Sep 3rd 2010, 2:23 pm
Replies: 161
Views: 34,659
Posted By martian1

Re: Any Brits in Virginia???

Not sure what we are doing exactly as my son just enrolled at his college. Due to all the delays it's going to be harder for him to go once he's settled and a lot of his friends are going as well...
Forum: USA
Aug 31st 2010, 11:48 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,764
Posted By martian1

Re: Getting into the US

Well you would probably love to be in my shoes as my company want to send me to America for 2yrs but the Americans want me to relocate :)
Lots of factors made me turn down the ..dream job. Read...
Forum: USA
Aug 21st 2010, 2:43 pm
Replies: 75
Views: 8,377
Posted By martian1

Re: Offer of a job in Virginia

He gets his gcse results this tuesday...he has a place in 6th form school for his A levels and its a good school but he needs the grades.
I don't know what to do for the best might just not bother...
Forum: USA
Aug 20th 2010, 11:33 pm
Replies: 75
Views: 8,377
Posted By martian1

Re: Offer of a job in Virginia

On going but the company seem very sure i am going as a replacement has arrived for training. I am to start training as well, i met the us manager over for a visit and i have a meeting and lunch...
Forum: USA
Aug 11th 2010, 8:59 pm
Replies: 75
Views: 8,377
Posted By martian1

Re: Offer of a job in Virginia

Well after reviewing offer i have rejected it..taking in the cost of my wifes loss of earnings medical, optical and dental insurance and my sons schooling fees we would be worse off :eek: also i...
Forum: Meet-ups
Aug 10th 2010, 10:30 pm
Replies: 161
Views: 34,659
Posted By martian1

Re: Any Brits in Virginia???

cheers :thumbsup:
Forum: Meet-ups
Aug 10th 2010, 5:31 pm
Replies: 161
Views: 34,659
Posted By martian1

Re: Any Brits in Virginia???

Thanks Katy, we just got our head around coming for 2yrs then they move goalposts and say its relocation. A lot to take in in a month. Yes the experience is the main reason we wanted to give it a try...
Forum: USA
Aug 10th 2010, 1:25 am
Replies: 2
Views: 721
Posted By martian1

Forum: Meet-ups
Aug 10th 2010, 12:57 am
Replies: 161
Views: 34,659
Posted By martian1

Re: Any Brits in Virginia???

Crunch time is fastly approaching had to apply for role prior relocation package details being sent, should get it this week. I have tried to express our concerns with the changes from 2yrs...
Forum: Meet-ups
Aug 10th 2010, 12:26 am
Replies: 161
Views: 34,659
Posted By martian1

Re: Any Brits in Virginia???

If i make it over to Virginia the 1st thing to sort is a pc to keep in contact and hopefully meet up for a beer or 2...lot of people on here in the same boat :thumbsup: the biggest issue for us is...
Forum: USA
Aug 9th 2010, 8:25 pm
Replies: 75
Views: 8,377
Posted By martian1

Re: Offer of a job in Virginia

Thanks for that mummy0f2 :thumbsup:
Forum: USA
Aug 9th 2010, 4:26 pm
Replies: 75
Views: 8,377
Posted By martian1

Re: Offer of a job in Virginia

Thanks all...not sure what the deal is exactly but i will have questions once i find out :confused: i will regret not going for it especially if the other guys love it. My big worry is the family as...
Forum: USA
Aug 8th 2010, 7:09 pm
Replies: 75
Views: 8,377
Posted By martian1

Re: Offer of a job in Virginia

Had an e-mail today stating they are aware of my difficulties regarding a local job offer but they want to send the offer pack anyway for me to have a look at prior applying [i have to apply to North...
Forum: USA
Aug 8th 2010, 1:04 am
Replies: 75
Views: 8,377
Posted By martian1

Re: Offer of a job in Virginia

Blimy rapid reply :thumbsup: i may be able to keep our house on for 6 months and come home now and then. That way my wife keeps here job gives us time to sort renting out the house and i can make a...
Forum: USA
Aug 8th 2010, 12:36 am
Replies: 75
Views: 8,377
Posted By martian1

Re: Offer of a job in Virginia

I think visas will be sorted my employer is huge they are setting up a new factory from the ground up it must cost in the region of £500million i will be tasked with training americans..oh fun...
Forum: USA
Aug 7th 2010, 10:37 pm
Replies: 180
Views: 17,029
Posted By martian1

Re: USA vs UK

Is this comment really true -Cost of living considerably higher than the UK
I was hoping to move to the states as i though it was cheaper than the uk :unsure:
Forum: Meet-ups
Aug 7th 2010, 10:22 pm
Replies: 161
Views: 34,659
Posted By martian1

Re: Any Brits in Virginia???

Got a job offer to move to north virginia you guys like it then ? Need to make my mind up soon.. :eek: we were thinking about moving to the chesterfield area anyone live here. :eek:
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