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Jan 26th 2010, 10:14 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,105
Posted By happy man

Re: Un-straight employees are successful

My view is that people who cheat and lie cannot get away with this foreover. Soon others will realise this and will not trust them.

I also believe that people should be straight, truthful and...
Jan 12th 2010, 12:22 pm
Replies: 473
Views: 24,765
Posted By happy man

Re: Poor England

Yes it will cost alot of money to design infrastructure to cope with unusual events such as this snow or the floods that occurred in summer 2007
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 22nd 2009, 5:05 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,070
Posted By happy man

Re: Egyptians

but Egypt beat Italy (the world champions) and scored 3 goals against Brazil ;)
Forum: Middle East
Jun 18th 2009, 12:53 pm
Jun 12th 2009, 10:57 am
Replies: 103
Views: 34,717
Posted By happy man

Re: Beware of Laing O'Rourke

Using NEC contract does not necessarily mean that the contractor is entitled to additional money. NEC has 6 different options with different payment terms. It can either be priced contract, target...
Forum: Middle East
May 18th 2009, 12:18 pm
Replies: 118
Views: 5,436
Posted By happy man

Re: Salary cuts

By the way, is it 4 times the basic or gross salary? It makes a difference
Forum: Middle East
May 18th 2009, 12:17 pm
Replies: 118
Views: 5,436
Posted By happy man

Re: Salary cuts

I know. I was just mentioning the normal rate in the UK because it was implied that 4 times is normal in business globally.:)
Forum: Middle East
May 18th 2009, 11:59 am
Replies: 118
Views: 5,436
Posted By happy man

Re: Salary cuts

It's normally 2.5 only in the UK
Forum: Middle East
May 1st 2009, 11:16 am
Replies: 127
Views: 15,956
Posted By happy man

Re: Expats leaving Dubai - Is it a bad dream

I don't think it will recover soon (at least until 2010). Recession normally takes time especially if it's strong like the one we have nowadays. It has been there for only 6 months and there is no...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 9th 2009, 11:19 am
Replies: 33
Views: 1,354
Posted By happy man

Re: Not a joke.

What's UAE policy if someone drinks in public?
Forum: Middle East
Dec 12th 2008, 12:04 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 8,373
Posted By happy man

Re: real estate job losses in Dubai

Not sure about Bahrain but I know that companies in Saudi Arabia are recruiting at the moment.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Nov 12th 2008, 11:26 am
Replies: 59
Views: 2,275
Posted By happy man

Re: The Good News Thread

My good news is that the sun just appeared now in Birmingham, but only for short period as it started to disappear again as I'm writing this post.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Nov 12th 2008, 10:17 am
Replies: 59
Views: 2,275
Posted By happy man

Re: The Good News Thread

Yes it's good for the one to be positive and optimistic :)
Forum: Middle East
Nov 11th 2008, 10:46 am
Replies: 12
Views: 13,681
Posted By happy man

Re: Bahrain or Dubai???

Out of curiosity, how is traffic in Bahrain? Is it better than Dubai?
Forum: Middle East
Nov 6th 2008, 10:47 am
Replies: 246
Views: 36,214
Posted By happy man

Re: Exodus: Brits Leaving Dubai

Did you mean that he is paying 30k per month (360K annually) for a small apartment? How come?
Forum: Middle East
Nov 5th 2008, 2:32 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 7,846
Posted By happy man

Re: Architectural Technician Heading To Dubai

try also recruitment agencies such as bbt and anderselite
Forum: Middle East
Nov 5th 2008, 12:31 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 7,846
Posted By happy man

Re: Architectural Technician Heading To Dubai

Yes it's not that great in Dubai but I think it's still better than the Uk and less affected by the financial crisis
Forum: Middle East
Oct 30th 2008, 9:37 am
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By happy man

Re: Help - Job search not looking good ..

I would say go for both companies and agencies. Theoretically, targeting companies directly will be much easier and will save them agency fees which will make you more attractive. However, you can't...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 27th 2008, 5:20 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 994
Posted By happy man

Re: 1 week in Dubai

What's your industry?
Forum: Middle East
Oct 21st 2008, 11:25 am
Replies: 3,134
Views: 724,601
Posted By happy man

Re: Living in Al Ain

Agreed especially that knowing the basic salary will be useful in case he needs to use part of it towards accommodation if the housing allowance is not enough
Forum: Middle East
Oct 19th 2008, 10:27 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,204
Posted By happy man

Re: Buying 2 cars.

Is there a certain reason why alot of people buy 4 x 4 in UAE? Is it due to heat, to drive on sand, to drive faster or what?
Forum: Middle East
Oct 16th 2008, 2:16 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 49,413
Posted By happy man

Re: Salary package for assist professors

My friend I referred to earlier told me that the University in Al Ain only takes people who had PhD from UK or USA. He also said that their rates are fixed as far as I remember. However, I'm not sure...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 16th 2008, 11:07 am
Replies: 28
Views: 49,413
Posted By happy man

Re: Salary package for assist professors

I know someone who used to work as assistant professor in physics in Al Ain just after he had his PhD from USA. They covered his accommodation (large 4 bed flat), flights and medical as you said....
Forum: Middle East
Oct 14th 2008, 9:02 am
Replies: 172
Views: 12,851
Posted By happy man

Forum: Middle East
Oct 12th 2008, 10:01 pm
Replies: 172
Views: 12,851
Posted By happy man

Re: Salary Question

I'm asking him not you
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