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by Idea
Fri Jan 27, 2012 8:39 am
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: seeking employment in electrical field...HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 15
Views: 4063

mulderpf wrote:What's with the sudden interest in this post? It's been almost three months since the OP posted his message.
So do we have to explain the motives for posting ? …Just a random post. obviously of interest to the OP as he has responded this week
by Idea
Thu Jan 26, 2012 8:58 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: seeking employment in electrical field...HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 15
Views: 4063

OP My understanding is services sector is doing better than manufacturing, maybe you should try to widen your net and be open to other sectors. The first job in the UK i settled for one step lower and also not 'bang on' in my field of experience. but i used it as a platform to get to a role of my ch...
by Idea
Tue Jan 24, 2012 12:14 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: seeking employment in electrical field...HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 15
Views: 4063

double post.
by Idea
Tue Jan 24, 2012 12:10 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: seeking employment in electrical field...HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 15
Views: 4063

maverickstoned I'm in the Mechanical Engg. field and based on my experience I would say English or CV presentation cannot be a stumbling block in getting a job interview. Unless you want to be an editor with Guardian, people dont really care about the grammar - provided u have the technical skills a...
by Idea
Thu Nov 03, 2011 1:06 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI)
Replies: 4821
Views: 1187721

Applied in person at Edinburgh HCI on 09/09/2011
Acknowledged on 02/11/2011
Photos/Signature scanned on 02/11/2011
Granted on 02/11/2011
Printed on -
Dispatched on
Received at HCI, Edinburgh -
Collected -
by Idea
Sun Oct 23, 2011 6:39 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: OCI acknowledgement problems.
Replies: 9
Views: 3062

Re: OCI acknowledgement problems.

I have applied for OCI on 30th Sept and have not received any acknowledgement. I cannot see any confirmation on the web status finder too. The trouble is, I created an online application which I discarded as it had some errors., and then I filled in another registration application which I used to ...
by Idea
Wed Sep 28, 2011 11:55 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI)
Replies: 4821
Views: 1187721

Anyone applied at Edinburgh recently

I made my OCI application at Edinburgh Inidan Consulate on 9 Sep 11. (based on my previous Indian citizenship) I have been checking online and up untill today it has not even been acknowledged. From the timelines here i find some have applied a week later and got the appln. approved. Is there any ph...
by Idea
Tue Sep 20, 2011 11:37 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI)
Replies: 4821
Views: 1187721

My OCI Timeline Posted Special Del on - 11 August 2011 documents received by HCI - 12th august 2011 Date Of Acknowledgment(from online tracking): 19th August 2011 Photo/Signature at Mission Scanned On 19th-AUG-2011 Registration Status at Mission : 23rd Aug 2011 Documents Printing Status PRINTED On:...
by Idea
Tue Jun 21, 2011 11:44 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Delay in Getting Indian Visa
Replies: 0
Views: 727

Delay in Getting Indian Visa

I applied at the edinburgh VFS for an entry visa to India on 06.06.11 I had applied for the surrender certificate the same day at was told at the counter that it can be done. Received the SC on 14.06.11 but still waiting for the visa. The VFS application tracker has the standard msg. and when i phon...
by Idea
Sat May 28, 2011 11:37 am
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: Brother supporting Fiancee Visa ok?
Replies: 35
Views: 3617

" Quote "One could be simply sending her back to her country if the husband cannot pay her bills" Your idea for an alternative method for the UKBA doesn't sound very compassionate does it? compassionate or not but I think it would be pretty good. Also I do not understand that "she must have £120 w...
by Idea
Fri May 27, 2011 11:00 am
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: Permanent or contract job
Replies: 30
Views: 11083

I'm reminded of my boss (just so I don’t use any other title) early in my career while discussing about my job promotion, he said …"you can call yourself a manager if you want, I don’t mind, but will it make you one ?" End of the day all job titles and classifications does not mean much as the...
by Idea
Fri May 27, 2011 8:34 am
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: Permanent or contract job
Replies: 30
Views: 11083

I am a contractor and would I agree with the 'one trick pony' statement ?- no. again based on my experience, I don’t find a big difference in the role contractors and permie perform, except the managerial stuff which the employer wants limit to staff people as co. policy. again saying staff are mo...
by Idea
Fri May 13, 2011 9:34 am
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: I ll give up (visitor visa)...
Replies: 19
Views: 2729

jp70 If you ask questions about the rules (clarifications/interpretation of the rules etc.)someone may help - But you are questioning the rules which nobody here made…so would not be able to help. If UKBA says you need £xxx pounds in the bank -it’s a rule …if you are ready to follow it you m...
by Idea
Thu May 12, 2011 2:11 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: I ll give up (visitor visa)...
Replies: 19
Views: 2729

jp70 If you ask questions about the rules (clarifications/interpretation of the rules etc.)someone may help - But you are questioning the rules which nobody here made…so would not be able to help. If UKBA says you need £xxx pounds in the bank -it’s a rule …if you are ready to follow it you ma...
by Idea
Thu May 12, 2011 11:03 am
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: I ll give up (visitor visa)...
Replies: 19
Views: 2729

Bring Wanderer Back ! - Only he can reply to this post
by Idea
Fri Apr 29, 2011 7:21 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: Autocad job market
Replies: 10
Views: 4694

Bearuk In addtion to the points in other posts... while I appreciate your flexibility to start from a role lower to your qualifications, i feel you have to change your mindset in approaching the jobs you're looking for. Its like someone saying i'm looking for an excel job or SAP job. For drafting jo...
by Idea
Thu Apr 28, 2011 11:03 am
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: Autocad job market
Replies: 10
Views: 4694

It’s a bit strange to find someone with a Masters looking for 'AutoCAD job'. AutoCAD is a drafting tool used In many industries in many disciplines. and its mainly for people with HNC, HND experience in in the uk. It would be rare to find a engineering degree holder working as mainly a autocad dra...
by Idea
Thu Feb 17, 2011 1:01 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: Salary for Mech Engineer
Replies: 14
Views: 7292

wow that was harsh! But it has a valid point...I'm a Mech. Engr working towards CEng. with over 15 yrs exp. - let me tell you...CEng does not mean more money!! First the co. looks at what skills you bring..CEng can speed up you promotions, take up mgmt positions, and it helps the co. to project u t...
by Idea
Sun Feb 13, 2011 2:46 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: MN1 form for child born outside the UK
Replies: 7
Views: 3243

vinny wrote:sushdmehta was referring to section 3(1) of the BNA1981, not section 3.1 of the form MN1.
thanks for the reply...but the legal speak of the BN act is above me...
in the form is it required to fill section 3.1?
by Idea
Sat Feb 12, 2011 7:55 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: MN1 form for child born outside the UK
Replies: 7
Views: 3243

Minors do not apply for naturalisation but for registration as British citizen . In this case (child born abroad), registration is subject to discretion under ( section 3(1) ). regards I had the doubt since section 3.1 of the application MN1 says that its for children of parent of British citizen b...
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