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by aspirant99
Fri Jan 14, 2011 11:51 am
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: I need an advice from you all!!!
Replies: 1
Views: 741

Re: I need an advice from you all!!!

Dear Friends, I need an advice from you all. I got my Tier1 visa & it is valid from 18-03-2011. Now my company is also sending me to Sweden within 15 days as they have already submitted my application to Labor committee 4 weeks back. I am expecting the approval from Labor committee by end of next w...
by aspirant99
Wed Jan 12, 2011 8:24 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: How is job market for networking domain
Replies: 19
Views: 3228

Only smaller companies have openings in "testing" in the UK..are you sure? This is how it looks! ... no one can go to each and every company and ask for openings. If you look at any big company, high end work is still in demand (read niche domains, consultants, analysts, project management) + Sales...
by aspirant99
Wed Jan 12, 2011 2:18 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: How is job market for networking domain
Replies: 19
Views: 3228

Networks/Testing = Outsourced. (Indian service sector with onsite/offshore model in all big firms) Some small companies may have openings but then pay is 'nothing' and competition high. Only smaller companies have openings in "testing" in the UK..are you sure? This is how it looks! ... no one can g...
by aspirant99
Wed Jan 12, 2011 1:39 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: How is job market for networking domain
Replies: 19
Views: 3228

NeoZ wrote:Networks/Testing = Outsourced. (Indian service sector with onsite/offshore model in all big firms)

Some small companies may have openings but then pay is 'nothing' and competition high.
Only smaller companies have openings in "testing" in the UK..are you sure?
by aspirant99
Wed Jan 12, 2011 1:38 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: How is job market for networking domain
Replies: 19
Views: 3228

Network/datacom testing is quite different from normal testing . Basically we should be having technical knowledge like L2/L3 protocols etc Jobs in this field include network engineer ,protocol tester ,cisco ccna ccip etc certified engineers. Let me know if anyone is working there in this domain. N...
by aspirant99
Mon Jan 10, 2011 3:50 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: How is job market for networking domain
Replies: 19
Views: 3228

Re: correct me if im wrong??

not 100% sure but telecoms/datacom testing is quite different from normal application based QA. Though the process of verification is same we r more technology based like protocols, equipments etc.,....... Then again lets be honest there r hundreds of 10+ yrs experienced QA testers in the job arena...
by aspirant99
Mon Jan 10, 2011 1:54 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: How is job market for networking domain
Replies: 19
Views: 3228

Re: How is job market for networking domain

Hi guys, This is my first post in this forum. I got Tier1 visa yesterday and it will be valid from 15th feb 2011. I have applied in VFS Bangalore on 22nd Dec 2010. First of all thanks to moderator and active members who has given lot of valuable suggestion in this forum . I have around 6 years and ...
by aspirant99
Wed Jan 05, 2011 12:49 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: Questioning the latest UK job market
Replies: 10
Views: 5815

Re: Questioning the latest UK job market

I am trying to understand the job market in UK before I apply for UK Tier 1 visa. I have 10+ years of high performance computing related product development experience and I work as a software architect in my team. Given the current environment in UK, I would appreciate if you could help me with in...
by aspirant99
Fri Dec 17, 2010 2:24 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: can earning points be claimed from 2 sources
Replies: 6
Views: 1028

yeah in GCC country we dont have any TAX on salaries etc. So if I get the letter from a company that I worked for them on a project as a freelance and they paid me X amount, will this letter work as a proof of this additional earning?? thanks in advance regards The letter should ideally mention you...
by aspirant99
Fri Dec 17, 2010 2:18 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Tier 1 dependant visa queries
Replies: 1
Views: 578

pillu27 wrote:2 questions:
1. Does my wife have to take and pass the English language test before applying for her Tier 1 dependent visa?
2. If yes, what are the requirements and procedure for taking this test?

Thank you,
No
by aspirant99
Wed Nov 17, 2010 7:59 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: Has anyone worked in a Gas station/ Motel on Tier 1?
Replies: 9
Views: 2113

Re: Has anyone worked in a Gas station/ Motel on Tier 1?

dhruv wrote:Getting a job immediately after landing is an issue and maintaining yourself is a necessity.

I was curious to see if anyone took the alternative route and worked in a gas station/motel to cover up for expenses?

Is it legally allowed?

I appreciate your help
Yes, it is legally allowed.
by aspirant99
Mon Nov 15, 2010 11:09 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: Patience Paid off - Got the Job; My Experience & few tip
Replies: 16
Views: 6100

Re: Patience Paid off - Got the Job; My Experience & few

[quote="npanglia"]Just wanted to share the news that I have secured a permanent job in London. Here is my story which might work as a reference for others and help them. Facts: Got tier-1 visa in May’2010. Arrived in UK in First week of Sept, 2010 Background: I have already worked in London with a...
by aspirant99
Mon Nov 15, 2010 11:05 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: Job Hunting experience till date
Replies: 58
Views: 14486

Re: still lookin for work!!

me n my husband have been here since 2 months. we went for few interviews but thats about it!! i don know anymore wat to do??? we have banking experience but r willin to work anywhere right now!!! can canyone help us plz I would suggest to hang on as long as you can and keep trying which i am sure ...
by aspirant99
Mon Nov 15, 2010 10:58 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: working for same employer after getting tier 1
Replies: 10
Views: 2629

Hey Guys wait, I was asking this because I felt if I land in the UK with a job in hand, I would be earning something till I find a good job that matches Tier 1 standards and I am sure you all will agree something is better than nothing in the initial 1-2 months... Definitely I too wanna live a good...
by aspirant99
Wed Nov 10, 2010 12:23 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: HSMP Earnings
Replies: 11
Views: 2179

Hey...kenfrapin, Ok ..; :) I want to live...Enjoy English culture....but can not settle down there...one day I have to return to my country.... So obviously... thought what I have and what I had will come to my mind while returning to my country... I was just curious because I have heard that norma...
by aspirant99
Wed Nov 10, 2010 12:05 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: working for same employer after getting tier 1
Replies: 10
Views: 2629

if they are paying the min wage will it be 5.93x 8 hrs x no of working days in a month or else for 30 days? Since it is not a case of per diem therfore it should not be for 30 days..It should be number of working days but please keep in mind that it is the min that they should pay you...which i gue...
by aspirant99
Sat Oct 30, 2010 11:52 am
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: Urgent:Travelling to UK, Mehendi/Henna design still on hands
Replies: 1
Views: 1928

Re: Urgent:Travelling to UK, Mehendi/Henna design still on h

I got my UK Tier 1 (General) Visa on Oct 7th 2010 for which i have already given the biometric finger prints. I have applied Mehendi / Henna after getting my visa. I will be travelling to UK for the first time on 31st Oct 2010 early morning. But still i have few henna designs left on my hand, will ...
by aspirant99
Tue Oct 26, 2010 5:44 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: current account
Replies: 4
Views: 801

Re: current account

Hi,I have ICICI UK current account,can I show that account for maintence fund for spouse+child+myslef or should I have only savings account to show the maintenance funds? please help. Current , savings, FDs.. all are fine as long as you can take the claimed amount at will and the accounts should ha...
by aspirant99
Sat Oct 23, 2010 2:25 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: Interview dress code
Replies: 8
Views: 1912

Re: Interview dress code

Hi, I remember few discussions about this here on the forum but often as offshoot of other topics. I got my first F2F interview on this monday and wondering if being in proper business dress (read as 'suit') is important to get those initial few points. I would not ask this if it was an interview f...
by aspirant99
Thu Oct 21, 2010 5:30 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: ABN AMRO Bank name changed to RBS
Replies: 3
Views: 659

Nalan_T wrote:I forgot to mention in my cover letter and submitted my application...
No worries..don't loose sleep over it...mentioning it in the cover letter would have been a "nice to have" step anyways and not a necessary thing to do..so just take it easy and hope for the best..all the best!!
by aspirant99
Thu Oct 21, 2010 5:07 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: previous earnings question, please help
Replies: 4
Views: 600

cxrmike wrote:What do you mean by required document ?
I've paystubs from both the employers and I've bank statements which will prove that. Will that be enough ?
Documents mentioned in the guidelines..
by aspirant99
Thu Oct 21, 2010 4:46 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: previous earnings question, please help
Replies: 4
Views: 600

Re: previous earnings question, please help

out of 15 months, I need to show 12 months income. Does this 12 months need to be continuous or can it have any breaks in between. For example - aug 2009 - got paid, Sept 2009 - got paid oct 2009 - got paid nov 2009 - got paid dec 2009 - no pay jan 2010 - got paid feb 2010 - got paid ' ' ' ' Oct 20...
by aspirant99
Thu Oct 21, 2010 4:22 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Tier 1 General Visa - Document Review Help Required
Replies: 6
Views: 1412

Re: Tier 1 General Visa - Document Review Help Required

Hi All, I am new to this forum . I am planning to apply my Tier 1 next week. I am putting the list of documents that i am planning to submit. Can seniors pls review and let me know if you see any probable issues with the same. I do not want to get rejected because of any missing documents. Document...
by aspirant99
Thu Oct 21, 2010 4:16 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: ABN AMRO Bank name changed to RBS
Replies: 3
Views: 659

Re: ABN AMRO Bank name changed to RBS

My salary was used to credit into ABN AMRO Bank later on RBS has been acquired this bank... In my salary slips Bank Name is showing as ABN AMRO and I have provided the RBS bank statements... will that be a reason to reject my application? Please help Should n't be a problem . Also mention the acqui...
by aspirant99
Thu Oct 21, 2010 12:35 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: can I apply before 12 salaries
Replies: 6
Views: 900

Re: can I apply before 12 salaries

Hi all, As per UKBA; The period of earnings we will assess Earnings must be made up of 12 consecutive months and must fall within the 15 months before your application. but it also says; You do not need to be in continuous employment during the 12-month period being assessed, so: you can claim for ...
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