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sam_sms

Question:I am not able to get a job in my field by moving to new country. HELP!!

I have moved to UK after getting married and now want to start working. I have applied at very many places. I get rejected just because I dont have UK experience though I have a degree and experience related to my field just not in UK. I am struggling with getting a job and it have nothing much to do either. I need some suggestion how can I work all this out...Please HELP!!

Asked by sam_sms on 5/22/08 2 Answers»
Changeling

Answer:

Find out what is different about the UK way of doing things. Maybe you have to be retrained.

You can also try and demonstrate how your way of doing things might be better. Perhaps someone would be willing to give you a trial assignment, so you can prove yourself.

Answered by: Changeling on 5/27/08
Kiki76

Answer:

Have you sought out an employment agency or temporary work? Perhaps there's someone at an agency who can steer you in the right direction.

Another option is to schedule informational interviews. These are 15 minute conversations with people who work in your chosen field. It's a chance to ask questions of the individual about what they look for in a hire, what the market is like, and whether they have any advice for you.

Answered by: Kiki76 on 5/23/08
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