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Forum: Middle East
Oct 2nd 2019, 2:47 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 5,419
Posted By ShirleyG102

Re: Sending money to the UK

UAE Exchange offer the best rates. If you transfer large amounts, you can also ask them to give you better rates.
Forum: Middle East
Oct 2nd 2019, 1:22 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 17,293
Posted By ShirleyG102

Re: ADNOC - process steps in recruitment

Thanks so much!! Have just responded to you on PM!
Forum: Middle East
Oct 2nd 2019, 12:21 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 17,293
Posted By ShirleyG102

Re: ADNOC - process steps in recruitment

Hey thanks so much for this!

I’m not so far in the process as you are (don’t have a start date, etc).

In the conditional offer they shared with me, my annual leave allowance is 30 calendar days...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 2nd 2019, 12:01 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 17,293
Posted By ShirleyG102

Re: ADNOC - process steps in recruitment

This is super useful - thank you so much!

Congratulations to you, and all the best for your new job! I’m assuming you were / are working in the UAE?

What holiday allowance did you get?
Forum: Middle East
Oct 2nd 2019, 11:18 am
Replies: 57
Views: 17,293
Posted By ShirleyG102

Re: ADNOC - process steps in recruitment

Yes, that’s what I’ve heard too.

Are you talking about ADNOC Group or one of the subsidiaries?

In my case, I was told it’s take it or leave it, but they knew I wouldn’t leave it, so I had no...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 2nd 2019, 10:41 am
Replies: 57
Views: 17,293
Posted By ShirleyG102

Re: ADNOC - process steps in recruitment

Thanks very much for this, really appreciate it!

In my experience, there was zero willingness to negotiate.
Forum: Middle East
Oct 2nd 2019, 8:14 am
Replies: 57
Views: 17,293
Posted By ShirleyG102

Re: ADNOC - process steps in recruitment

Hello everyone,

Just joining in on this discussion.

Please can someone give me an indication of grade 17 level salaries at ADNOC (including all allowances), and also if there is any room for...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 15th 2018, 12:32 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 948
Posted By ShirleyG102

Re: Abu Dhabi city rules

After a ton of back and forth, and lots of pushback from them, we have finally managed to get them to cover the costs!

Thank you all so very much — all your advice and tips (and encouragement!)...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 14th 2018, 9:28 am
Replies: 9
Views: 948
Posted By ShirleyG102

Re: Abu Dhabi city rules

Thank you so very much for your responses, this is super useful.

We did indeed sign up for a door to door service, and have gone back to the origin office (London office of Crown Worldwide). We...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 14th 2018, 6:21 am
Replies: 9
Views: 948
Posted By ShirleyG102

Abu Dhabi city rules

Hello,

We've just moved to Abu Dhabi, and are expecting the delivery of our container very soon.

We are being asked to pay extra to transfer our belongings to a shuttle van as apparently...
Forum: Middle East
Feb 15th 2018, 6:14 am
Replies: 1
Views: 654
Posted By ShirleyG102

UK to UAE complicated license conversion

Hello,

Wonder if anyone can help— I’ve just moved to Abu Dhabi. I’m a British / American dual national, getting my residence permit on my American passport. BUT I have a UK driving license.

I...
Forum: Middle East
Feb 15th 2018, 6:08 am
Replies: 56
Views: 9,055
Posted By ShirleyG102

Re: Abu Dhabi apartments - Al Ain building, WTC, Wave Tower...

Thanks a lot, Archie159!

Not planning to get a boat (too many other things to do, as we’ve just arrived in AD!), but will definitely go back and see the development again - the back view wasn’t...
Forum: Middle East
Feb 14th 2018, 9:27 am
Replies: 56
Views: 9,055
Posted By ShirleyG102

Re: Abu Dhabi apartments - Al Ain building, WTC, Wave Tower...

This is very useful info - thank you so much!

The apartment I saw was at the back (not facing the marina), and had a view of some sort of port / repair yard for boats. Any idea what that is, as...
Forum: Middle East
Feb 14th 2018, 6:01 am
Replies: 56
Views: 9,055
Posted By ShirleyG102

Re: Abu Dhabi apartments - Al Ain building, WTC, Wave Tower...

So where did you end up, Dominoman? And are you happy?

I’ve just moved to AD - saw a ton of flats yesterday - Etihad Towers, Nation Towers, Marasy, etc. Couldn’t see Al Ain as nothing was...
Dec 28th 2017, 11:24 pm
Replies: 1,050
Views: 784,220
Posted By ShirleyG102

Dec 24th 2017, 1:18 pm
Replies: 1,050
Views: 784,220
Posted By ShirleyG102

Re: Job in Abu Dhabi Investment Authority

Hi all,

For those who have moved to Abu Dhabi recently, please can you tell me if you’re allowed to move any food stuff at all in your shipping container?

Also, any recommendations on movers...
Oct 29th 2017, 11:55 pm
Replies: 1,050
Views: 784,220
Posted By ShirleyG102

Re: Job in Abu Dhabi Investment Authority

Thanks a lot - very useful. Did you transfer or look for an opportunity after moving there?

My spouse is an ex consultant but not working at the moment so cannot transfer unfortunately.
Oct 25th 2017, 7:00 pm
Replies: 1,050
Views: 784,220
Posted By ShirleyG102

Re: Job in Abu Dhabi Investment Authority

How easy / difficult is it for spouses to find a job in Abu Dhabi? In the professional services / management consulting specifically...
Thanks a lot!
Mar 2nd 2017, 5:37 pm
Replies: 1,050
Views: 784,220
Posted By ShirleyG102

Re: Job in Abu Dhabi Investment Authority

Interesting! For my Korn Ferry assessment, I had a feedback call with KF the following week, and they told me the exact strengths and development points they noted. They also said (as did my hiring...
Feb 22nd 2017, 4:46 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 3,128
Posted By ShirleyG102

Re: DUBAI....NEED HELP URGENTLY

Haha. You might do if you were George Orwell or Winston Churchill or even Prince Philip...but I suppose those kinds don't hang out on forums 😂
Feb 22nd 2017, 7:52 am
Replies: 27
Views: 3,128
Posted By ShirleyG102

Re: DUBAI....NEED HELP URGENTLY

Nicely demonstrated! I guess I wouldn't. I suppose it was just the negative connotation associated with the original assumption that threw me off. "That's bad English so it's probably Pakistani or...
Feb 21st 2017, 7:04 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 3,128
Posted By ShirleyG102

Re: DUBAI....NEED HELP URGENTLY

Hahahahaha - that's just hilarious!

Ok, well, I guess I'm probably a bit more sensitive to these issues than you all seem to be. Point to note - I'm British, but naturalized (with a z) as a...
Feb 21st 2017, 4:30 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 3,128
Posted By ShirleyG102

Re: DUBAI....NEED HELP URGENTLY

French too, actually.
Feb 21st 2017, 4:29 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 3,128
Posted By ShirleyG102

Re: DUBAI....NEED HELP URGENTLY

Ummm, the language in that post could easily be used by people from several other nationalities - Spanish, for instance, or any Asian or Latino country could qualify, but the fact that only two were...
Feb 21st 2017, 4:03 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 3,128
Posted By ShirleyG102

Re: DUBAI....NEED HELP URGENTLY

That's super racist 🤓
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