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Forum: Middle East
Yesterday, 6:28 am
Replies: 1
Views: 140
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
Forum: Middle East
Oct 21st 2019, 6:43 am
Replies: 34
Views: 7,731
Posted By reddiva

Re: ADNOC - process steps in recruitment

Who did the Skype interview?
Who first approached you for the role? was it an inhouse team at ADNOC or an external agency?
Oct 20th 2019, 10:03 am
Replies: 4
Views: 340
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, 7:11 am
Replies: 41
Views: 3,080
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, 12:14 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 635
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!
Forum: The Sand Pit
Oct 6th 2019, 12:11 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 635
Posted By reddiva

Re: CV styles and formats

Were they South African? That seems to be the norm with them The French cram it all onto one page
Forum: Middle East
Oct 2nd 2019, 11:50 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,352
Posted By reddiva

Re: France and UAE driving licence

He is looking for advice on how to rent a car in France
May 28th 2019, 10:40 am
Replies: 3
Views: 885
Posted By reddiva

Re: Occupational Therapist Jobs in the Gulf ?

Teachers
Sales
Engineers
HR
IT
Real Estate
Recruitment
Construction

List is endless but all the people i know in decent roles have been working in their field for several years and are well...
Forum: Middle East
May 19th 2019, 8:16 am
Replies: 1
Views: 737
Posted By reddiva

Re: Riyadh Schools Feedback

https://www.goodschoolsguide.co.uk/international/saudi-arabia/riyadh-schools-considered-by-expats
May 19th 2019, 8:14 am
Replies: 3
Views: 885
Posted By reddiva

Re: Occupational Therapist Jobs in the Gulf ?

Less of those roles here and salaries are much lower than the UK
A friend has been doing an OT role in the UK and looked at moving here. Salary was way less than she is getting in the UK
Forum: Middle East
May 9th 2019, 4:46 am
Replies: 41
Views: 5,955
Posted By reddiva

Re: Watch UK TV for free please

I used use that one and it stopped working for BBC1 when i spoke with the support guys they said they couldnt do anything about it
I sacked it off as it wasnt worth the money for ITV ( Reality show...
Forum: Middle East
May 2nd 2019, 6:35 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,186
Posted By reddiva

Re: Best british schools in Dubai

https://www.khda.gov.ae/en/directory...
Forum: Middle East
May 2nd 2019, 6:33 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,186
Posted By reddiva

Re: Best british schools in Dubai

Mates kids are at Jumeriah Primary which is a Gems and they are flying both at academics and in sport. it is also ranked outstanding
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 23rd 2019, 9:17 am
Replies: 56
Views: 4,858
Posted By reddiva

Re: Cooking

A friend in the UK does Hello Fresh and it is one of their recipes
They do some really good ones
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 23rd 2019, 6:16 am
Replies: 31
Views: 3,685
Posted By reddiva

Re: Personal “Toys”

it is hit and miss. I know of people who have brought them in and they were confiscated. Some for personal use others for hen nights etc. Crew used to get them through ( that was years ago though)
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 23rd 2019, 6:14 am
Replies: 56
Views: 4,858
Posted By reddiva

Re: Cooking

I do a mean butternut squash and bacon risotto. Peeling and cutting the butternut squash into cubes is an pain but its a nice dish

Roast butternut squash
Fry onions and streaky bacon in pan, add...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 21st 2019, 9:30 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,076
Posted By reddiva

Re: Qatar resident travelling into Dubai

When i last went to Doha, Doha immigration asked me how long i was staying for and at which hotel
It is probably just a random thing
Apr 7th 2019, 6:11 am
Replies: 1,048
Views: 749,868
Posted By reddiva

Re: Job in Abu Dhabi Investment Authority

I think he may mean AED30000 per month as 30,000USD equates to AED110000 PM which is way too high
Forum: Middle East
Apr 7th 2019, 6:09 am
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By reddiva

Re: Driving from RAK to Muscat

Locals are fine it is expats that have problems. A mate was recently turned away. Apparently they have become very strict on this
Forum: Middle East
Apr 7th 2019, 6:08 am
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By reddiva

Re: Driving from RAK to Muscat

Yep you will need this. friends recently got stopped and turned away as they did not have the NOC from the bank
They will know it is on finance by your registration card
Forum: Middle East
Apr 7th 2019, 6:06 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,052
Posted By reddiva

Re: Mechanical Building Services Design Engineer in UAE

Scam. It is illegal to charge for recruitment services and no agency can guarantee you a job
These sorts of scams have been doing the rounds for years and it was recently in the press here
Do not...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 1st 2019, 9:30 am
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 1st 2019, 9:28 am
Replies: 9
Views: 767
Posted By reddiva

Re: So is there a holiday this week or not?

The Gov removed it when they unified the public and private sector hols. By all accounts it is not a holiday and the one later in the year has also been removed. We now get a longer EID ( depending...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 26th 2019, 7:04 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,052
Posted By reddiva

Re: Mechanical Building Services Design Engineer in UAE

Across all sectors. Most Westerners went into senior roles however even that is changing
Clients want to pay low wages for senior guys ( Rolls Royce for the cost of a Mini Cooper)
Forum: Middle East
Mar 21st 2019, 12:19 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,052
Posted By reddiva

Re: Mechanical Building Services Design Engineer in UAE

Most of these roles are filled by non Western nationals who will take a much lower wage. The job market as a whole is down and it has been a very slow start this year. Wages have dropped and many...
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