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Old 01-04-2017, 10:51 PM
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Hi there,

It is indeed all true. I have to confirm that I have experienced the same.

I am from Europe with a College education, hold PR, and left Oz after 9 months.

Unfortunatelly in my case I only could secure a 'casual' job in sales/retails. Pay was not enough to imagine a decent living even on full time basis...

To be considered for a 'real paid' job you need a bunch of connections like everywhere in the world.

Discrimination is also present. Migrants are easy targets for low pay jobs with no rights attached.. having to share your room with 5 other people if you do not have some cash by yourself to rent your own place (expensive).

Message to the candidates to immigrate: save your money and time... not worth iT! It is not enough explained to the immigrants candidates!


Good luck in there and happy new year!


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is it really bad over there? It's not much different here where I come from. To get a job is really pain in arse =) . I ve been working for about 10 years now in finance and operation. So its scary to think that I might not going to get a job in Australia once my citizenship approved. anyways, how much $ ideally I should bring for a new immigratn?


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It is said that there are about 100 applicants for every vacancy, on average.

With preference given to those with local experience, it will always be harder for a new migrant.

Those with special, and in demand, skills will normally find work easier.

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Thanks for sharing your experience, it's really useful.


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is it really bad over there? It's not much different here where I come from. To get a job is really pain in arse =) . I ve been working for about 10 years now in finance and operation. So its scary to think that I might not going to get a job in Australia once my citizenship approved. anyways, how much $ ideally I should bring for a new immigratn?
You will need about 4/5 k AUD a month

you want to buy a small used reliable car add 10K


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Is it easy getting a basic pay job? I hear some jobs like working in supermarket etc pay you more than a senior manager. Now I am also in two minds.


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Is it easy getting a basic pay job? I hear some jobs like working in supermarket etc pay you more than a senior manager. Now I am also in two minds.
Very few jobs are easy to get. There are likely to be many applicants. A local shop to me got 20 job applicants this week, and they haven't even advertised a vacancy.

Supermarket pay is unlikely to be as high as a senior manager.


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Is it easy getting a basic pay job? I hear some jobs like working in supermarket etc pay you more than a senior manager. Now I am also in two minds.
What you heard is wrong. Majority of jobs in Australia will pay award rate for their industry.

If you have experience in another field it would be very hard to get a basic job as they will see you resume and see that you are only going to stay with them for the short term for a basic paying job.

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Sounds really bad over there, and I am considering to do my Masters in Computer Science there. hmm.. How about IT jobs in Australia?


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Very few jobs are easy to get. There are likely to be many applicants. A local shop to me got 20 job applicants this week, and they haven't even advertised a vacancy.

Supermarket pay is unlikely to be as high as a senior manager.
Thank you for clearing my misconception. I hear the same stories everywhere. Don't wish to migrate to Australia just to end up doing a basic wages pay.
I think I need to research more on skilled occupations.
How are recruitment agencies in Australia? are they job seeker friendly?


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