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by namastelondon
Wed Jun 25, 2008 5:13 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: JOb market in C/C++ experience
Replies: 4
Views: 1333

I was in C++ before coming to UK. C++ market is not that great. One has to be a C++ developer on linux and some good domain experience.I see more jobs in VC++ or graphical programming here than core C++ opportunities. If u know C++, VC++ and C# , it can make a great combination. Some jobs require C+...
by namastelondon
Tue Jun 24, 2008 9:59 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: IT JOB 2008 Sucess Stories
Replies: 20
Views: 7562

So u got job for the same indian company or its UK company.
by namastelondon
Thu Jun 12, 2008 5:53 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: Not Getting Interview Calls.
Replies: 46
Views: 14151

Netacct U have near about 4 years of UK experience and that makes a difference. Many may not agree but english do make a difference. I got some feedback from companies regarding communication skills. I also agree that anyone can fool agents as they have no idea of what we have worked. They do not kn...
by namastelondon
Thu Jun 12, 2008 5:23 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: Not Getting Interview Calls.
Replies: 46
Views: 14151

Netacct u worked in .NET and there is still lot of demand in that. I started studying .NET while searching job and got the job in .NET. But things are not easy as employers interview all the candidates and they have lot of options.I see here lot of UK experience guys also struggling to secure a job....
by namastelondon
Fri May 23, 2008 10:37 am
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: What do you say buddies...
Replies: 4
Views: 1324

I got a positive feedback from a employer after a interview and they asked for my document/visa details. I sent scanned copy of my HSMP visa and approval form . They came back with the question that approval form does not say anything about the extension of the visa. I was talking to the agency and ...
by namastelondon
Fri May 23, 2008 8:38 am
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: Got two offers need advice
Replies: 1
Views: 941

Got two offers need advice

Hi All I need some guidance from you regarding domain. I have got two offers in entirely different skills and domain and needs guidance to chose a option. 1. Offer from XYZ company in .NET technologies 2. Offer from some other company in Embedded Aerospace techology.5K more than XYZ. I do not have m...
by namastelondon
Thu May 22, 2008 12:45 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: Beware of Fake recruitment agents
Replies: 66
Views: 82790

Most of the time i say to agents that i came recently to UK and i just starte searching for job.They think we are new so we may not know about the fake agency. Some asked me about the market and where i have given any interview. I told one that i have given a interview in ABC company Agency - Oh ABC...
by namastelondon
Thu May 22, 2008 12:24 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: Beware of Fake recruitment agents
Replies: 66
Views: 82790

Once i went for an interview and the employer asked me that which agency have sent my profile. I was amazed by this question , then i came to know that my profile was sent by two agencies. I told them that i was in touch with XYZ agency and other agency(big agency) did not call me for this job. It w...
by namastelondon
Tue May 20, 2008 6:41 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: time taken to get a job in UK
Replies: 88
Views: 33551

I also thought of sharing my experience. I also got two permanent job offers this week. It took me near about 1 month 1 week to get offers. I gave near about 12-13 interviews.I have seen here many people struggling to schedule interviews here but not in my case.Even this week also i have 3 more F2F ...
by namastelondon
Tue May 20, 2008 8:59 am
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: UK Market
Replies: 2
Views: 1159

No way. No agency will forward ur details to the company. Even if u are in UK u may find it difficult to schedule interviews.I searched job in bangalore for 4-5 months and i have only 1 interview. Searching job from there will be just waste of time.Try to make a list of consultant who deals with tes...
by namastelondon
Mon May 19, 2008 9:58 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: IT Market
Replies: 7
Views: 1854

Not sure about testing but i have some friends who are searching job in testing. Here they look for automated testing tools like loadrunner, winrunner and if u have anything missing from essentials of the job spec, u cannot secure an interview. In india you may be doing all kind of testing but here ...
by namastelondon
Fri May 16, 2008 8:39 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: IT Market
Replies: 7
Views: 1854

Market is good but yeah again it depends upon skills. If market is good for someone in .Net and java/j2ee than it does not mean it will be good for mainframe /testing etc.. so it all depends upon ur work of area.
by namastelondon
Sat May 03, 2008 10:57 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Spouse settlement visa rejected
Replies: 7
Views: 2125

I am not surprised but he is low in confidence. He doesn't know much about process and is used by lawyers.
by namastelondon
Sat May 03, 2008 9:11 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Spouse settlement visa rejected
Replies: 7
Views: 2125

Actually he had filed for divorce in 2003 and they were seperate from last 4 years.I know it is not valid but i feel there shud be some way to sort this one. Shud he get marry to indian bride again to be lawfully married again.
by namastelondon
Sat May 03, 2008 6:05 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Spouse settlement visa rejected
Replies: 7
Views: 2125

Spouse settlement visa rejected

Hi I am writing this on behalf of my cousin. He applied for settlement visa for his wife and it got rejected. I will explain you the scenario in detail and i require your guidance to help him. He is a british citizen and was married to a white women. He applied for divorce but it took some time to c...
by namastelondon
Thu May 01, 2008 9:48 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: Moving to the UK. Managers with a family. My experience!
Replies: 41
Views: 9202

Yeah i agree with that. I came to UK given my vast experience in job search in india and good exposure to different technologies.But i am also struggling here. this is my fourth week and i am also feeling the heat. But yeah i am getting calls and am able to schedule interviews also. Here many jobs s...
by namastelondon
Wed Apr 16, 2008 6:53 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: Interview Feedback weird
Replies: 58
Views: 11510

Even i also have the same experience as pranjam. I came last week to UK and gave two interviews for permanent roles. I was very confident in one role and the employer discussed about the offer and benefits also. In the interview they asked about the projects i had worked. The reason for rejection gi...
by namastelondon
Wed Apr 09, 2008 2:37 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: Job Market - Good Signs
Replies: 45
Views: 15300

Anyway i came this monday to UK
Even i also feel the same. I have not forwarded my resume anywhere but received many calls this week. got two interviews scheduled.
by namastelondon
Tue Apr 01, 2008 1:00 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: job market for 7 years C++ developer
Replies: 3
Views: 1110

Hi
I also have the same profile as yours but less years of experience.I think the market is not bad for our skillset. I am also in india and coming to uk on april 7th. I have got some 1-2 interviews scheduled.
Others who are already in UK can provide further inputs...

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by namastelondon
Thu Feb 28, 2008 4:29 am
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: searching jobs from outside UK
Replies: 23
Views: 8513

Hi same here I am also searching job from bangalore but without luck. I have been asked by most consultant to come to Uk and contact them 1 week before arrival.It also depends upon skillset. I work in C,C++ and windows. One of my friend who works in siebel technologies in bangalore got two jobs sitt...
by namastelondon
Wed Feb 27, 2008 9:53 am
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: US or UK !!
Replies: 8
Views: 2152

Do u have H1 or ur fiancee have H1. If u do not have H1 then u cannot work. Dependent genrerally get H4 and cannot work on that visa
by namastelondon
Thu Feb 21, 2008 4:22 am
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: Need some advice?
Replies: 0
Views: 638

Need some advice?

Hi I have some questions here 1. What is this contracting umbrella companies. How shud we get into touch with them. I am moving to Uk next month end. I am in contact with some consultant but never got any call from these umbrella companies. Please send me a list on my personal id if u have any? 2. D...
by namastelondon
Wed Feb 20, 2008 5:32 am
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: Need advice on a job
Replies: 12
Views: 2720

what is the average time IT people take to get a job in UK.
by namastelondon
Wed Feb 20, 2008 5:29 am
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: Offer worth?
Replies: 5
Views: 1755

Hi All Even i also want to know that how much salary we can expect. I have got some 3.7 years of experince(C,C++ etc) in some good companies in bangalore. I was expecting some 40k in Uk but when i talk to some consultant ,they generally say that at my experience i will get some 31-32 k. I felt it is...
by namastelondon
Mon Feb 18, 2008 4:02 am
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: What is with this Security Clearance
Replies: 11
Views: 2893

Can we initiate this secutiy clearance from india on our own.How much time & money is required for getting this secutiy clearance.

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