Message from discussion How do non english/american immigrants do in Australia ?
From: Prince1975 <prince19x...@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: How do non english/american immigrants do in Australia ?
Date: Fri, 03 Sep 2004 03:00:12 +0000
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> Many Indians are employed at very senior levels in Australia. With re-
> gard to
> language skills - Really it depends on how idiomatic your English is;
> than how 'good'!!!!
> The major factor, however, is the level of your marketable skills. In-
> professionals - medical, dentist, accountant - each of which I have
> used at
> various times - have been successful mainly because of their obvious
> professional competence - and good communication skills!!
> Good Luck!
> "Prince1975" <prince19x...@yahoo.com> wrote in message
> >> Jobwise, it probably depends on your line of business and how good
> >> your English is - your level of English will be important. My husb-
> >> and
> >> is Dutch but speaks very, very good English. One headhunter, not
> >> rea-
> >> lizing he was Dutch, said - oh you've lived in Holland - wasn't it
> >> hard living with those Dutch?! Ha ha. His secretary had written do-
> >> wn
> >> a name that looked English - if she'd written down the correct spe-
> >> ll-
> >> ing, he wouldn't even have called back, he said! Some headhunters
> >> ha-
> >> ve a definite bias for UK immigrants and even say things like they
> >> don't like South Africans, for whatever reason - we've heard it wi-
> >> th
> >> our own ears.
> >> This is obviously ignorant behaviour - and you have to realize that
> >> the company you want to work for will recognize your qualities. A
> >> com-
> >> pany that uses such headhunters, btw, is not worth working for.
> > What about the one from Asia especially from India?????
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Thanks Mate for this piece of info.
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