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  • stolich18stolich18 SydneyPosts: 993Member
    ^email sent

    261313 (Software Engineer)

    Feb.15.2012 - started working on ACS requirements
    Mar.02.2012 - submitted online ACS application and sent documents to ACS via Fedex
    Mar.05.2012 - ACS acknowledged actual documents
    Mar.21.2012 - ACS finalised assessment: Suitable
    Mar.31.2012 - IELTS exam with BC
    Apr.13.2012 - IELTS Results (L:8.5 R:7 W: 7 S: 8 OB: 7.5) Thank you LORD!
    Apr.14.2012 - Lodged 175 Online Application
    Apr.20.2012 - Completed Online Attachments
    May.24.2012 - "Application being processed further"
    May.29.2012 - CO Assigned :-)
    Jun.07.2012 - Uploaded NBI Clearance
    Jun.13.2012 - Medical/Health Requirements Finalised
    Jun.14.2012 - VISA GRANT! Thank you, LORD! :-)
    Jun.07.2013 - Initial Entry Date Deadline
    Apr.28.2013 - Initial Entry (Sydney)
    Jun.28.2013 - Verbal Job Offer (Melbourne)
    Jul.08.2013 - First day of Work and first day of child care for my son (Melbourne)
    Aug.21.2013 - First day of Work in Sydney

    "Great is the LORD and most worthy of praise; his greatness no one can fathom." Psalm 145:3

  • bonjagernsbonjagerns North RydePosts: 37Member
    @jepoy527 You and your wife will find one, as long as you are determined. It doesn't matter if the economy is good or bad, odd-jobs will be available, just keep in mind to have the right attitude and PRAY. Also in addition make sure that you are situated in a busy suburb like what I said in my previous post. The Lord doesn't mind the economy, trust Him. :)

    VISA Application: Skill Independent 189
    SKILL: (Computer Network and Systems Engineer) ANZSCO 263111
    AGENCY: MGA

    • 07/29/13 ACS submission
    • 09/21/13 IELTS exam
    • 10/04/13 IELTS results (L8.5/R7.5/W6.5/S8/OBS7.5) :(
    • 10/26/13 IELTS retake
    • 10/28/13 ACS favorable letter (AQF Bachelor Degree) Thank you Lord!
    • 11/08/13 IELTS results (L7.5/R8/W7/S7/OBS7.5) Thank you Lord!
    • 11/09/13 Submitted EOI 65 pts.
    • 11/18/13 Received LOI
    • 11/26/13 Lodge VISA Application Subclass 189
    • 12/9/13 Finished Medicals at NHS
    • 12/14/13 NHS submitted medicals of primary applicant (my medicals)
    • 12/17/13 Submitted All Docs including Form 80
    • 12/18/13 NHS submitted medicals of spouse (my wife)
    • 01/07/14 VISA GRANT! Thank you LORD for this blessing! :D
    • 06/19/14 I and my wife arrived in Sydney
    • 06/26/14 Wife found a part-time job
    • 07/08/14 I finally got a Job offer from our previous client back in PH (All glory and praises to our Lord God!)

    "We should embrace the experience of going through DESPERATION when the only way is to hold on to GOD's PROMISES, this doesn't come very often, so we should be thankful for the opportunity and enjoy the ride..."

    Romans 8:28
    "And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose."

  • jepoy527jepoy527 SydneyPosts: 243Member
    @bonjagerns Salamat boss tsip. Chatswood din namin balak kasi andun pinsan ko. Sana nga swertehin tulad nyo. Dasal lang

    04/27/13 IELTS GT Exam
    07/25/13 CDR sent to EA
    12/03/13 Positive EA Assessment
    01/28/14 Submitted EOI (VISA Subclass 189, 70 Points)
    02/10/14 Received invitation from SkillSelect
    03/01/14 Lodged VISA Subclass 189 Application
    04/29/14 VISA GRANT!!! Thank you Lord!
    02/13/15 Started to work

    “A ship is always safe at the shore - but that is NOT what it is built for.”
    ― Albert Einstein

    "You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition.You can’t get there by bus, only by hard work and risk and by not quite knowing what you’re doing. What you’ll discover will be wonderful. What you’ll discover will be yourself."
    ― Alan Alda

  • lester_lugtulester_lugtu MelbournePosts: 159Member
    @jepoy527,

    I am working now sa 1 hospital. Cleaner. Odd job cgro sya kc more or less 20 hrs a week lng ang bnbgay skn. Ung sahod ko eh mas maliit lng ng like 3 dollars per hour kesa sa sahod ng partner ko whose working full time 40 hrs per week as nurse. Sa ospital kc standard sila sa pay, may pinagbasehan.

    Actually, mas malaki ng 250% ang sahod ko ngaun kesa sa sahod ng manager ko sa pinas sa engineering dept.

    Gustuhin ko man kumuha pa ng 1 job, i think oks na ung kita ko now, gustuhin ko man o hindi makakaipon tlga ako kasama ng sahod ng partner ko combined.

    Un lng ung pride natin syempre. Im working as cleaner. At casual role lng anytime pwede ako hindi na pagtrabahuin.

    Apakababa ng cost of living d2. Or should I say, mataas ang cost of living d2 Pero ang purchasing power ng 1aud eh malakas din. Thats y kht odd job lng d2, kya nang lumaban everyday.

    Sa ngaun, kht hirap pdn aq magenglish, gusto nmn ng boss ko d2 ang trabaho ko. At willing sya to giv me more shifts kht pa magreklamo ung iba kong workmate. Sb nya sya n daw bhla sknla kung mgsb man cla ng msma akn.

    Importante kht odd job pa yan o professional job mo, ibgay mo pdn full heart mo sa trabaho. Dahil hnd tlga biro ang laki ng kita d2.

    :)
  • jepoy527jepoy527 SydneyPosts: 243Member
    @lester_lugtu Salamat boss. Magandang balita yan sa mga tulad naming naghahanda pa lang sa pagpunta dyan. Medyo nag alangan lang kasi ako na baka kahit odd jobs mahirapan na rin ako makahanap dahil nga madaming Oz na nawawalan ng trabaho so baka pati sila kalaban na sa odd jobs

    04/27/13 IELTS GT Exam
    07/25/13 CDR sent to EA
    12/03/13 Positive EA Assessment
    01/28/14 Submitted EOI (VISA Subclass 189, 70 Points)
    02/10/14 Received invitation from SkillSelect
    03/01/14 Lodged VISA Subclass 189 Application
    04/29/14 VISA GRANT!!! Thank you Lord!
    02/13/15 Started to work

    “A ship is always safe at the shore - but that is NOT what it is built for.”
    ― Albert Einstein

    "You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition.You can’t get there by bus, only by hard work and risk and by not quite knowing what you’re doing. What you’ll discover will be wonderful. What you’ll discover will be yourself."
    ― Alan Alda

  • powmic23powmic23 MelbournePosts: 114Member
    @jepoy527,

    I am working now sa 1 hospital. Cleaner. Odd job cgro sya kc more or less 20 hrs a week lng ang bnbgay skn. Ung sahod ko eh mas maliit lng ng like 3 dollars per hour kesa sa sahod ng partner ko whose working full time 40 hrs per week as nurse. Sa ospital kc standard sila sa pay, may pinagbasehan.

    Actually, mas malaki ng 250% ang sahod ko ngaun kesa sa sahod ng manager ko sa pinas sa engineering dept.

    Gustuhin ko man kumuha pa ng 1 job, i think oks na ung kita ko now, gustuhin ko man o hindi makakaipon tlga ako kasama ng sahod ng partner ko combined.

    Un lng ung pride natin syempre. Im working as cleaner. At casual role lng anytime pwede ako hindi na pagtrabahuin.

    Apakababa ng cost of living d2. Or should I say, mataas ang cost of living d2 Pero ang purchasing power ng 1aud eh malakas din. Thats y kht odd job lng d2, kya nang lumaban everyday.

    Sa ngaun, kht hirap pdn aq magenglish, gusto nmn ng boss ko d2 ang trabaho ko. At willing sya to giv me more shifts kht pa magreklamo ung iba kong workmate. Sb nya sya n daw bhla sknla kung mgsb man cla ng msma akn.

    Importante kht odd job pa yan o professional job mo, ibgay mo pdn full heart mo sa trabaho. Dahil hnd tlga biro ang laki ng kita d2.

    :)
    Wow! thanks for this Lester! Na inspire tuloy ako lalo, mag-a odd job din kasi ako since naka student visa lang ako pagdating ko diyan. Keep it up and God Bless!
  • seestraseestra BrisbanePosts: 68Member
    @lester_lugtu congrats!! Happy for u. Pls continue to update this forum para makakuha kaming mga newbie ng tips at pagasa.

    "Sometimes life is about risking everything for a dream no one can see but you"

  • johnvangiejohnvangie MelbournePosts: 686Member
    @lester_lugtu Thanks for sharing your experience, God Bless!

    Nominated Occupation : Production or Plant Engineer 233513
    12/15/13 - IELTS IDP [ L : 9.0 I R :8.0 I S : 7.5 I W : 6.5 ]
    01/17/14 - Submit CDR to Engineers Australia.
    02/15/14 - IELTS IDP [ L : 9.0 I R :9.0 I S : 7.5 I W : 7.0 ]
    05/29/14 - EA positive assessment as Production or Plant Engineer 233513
    06/02/14 - EA Letter Received. Lodge EOI 65points.
    06/09/14 - Received invitation to lodge Visa 189.
    06/12/14 - Lodge Visa 189. Upload Docs/Form 80.
    07/14/14 - Medicals @ SLEC Global.
    07/15/14 - Upload NBI. (NBI Valid until July 4, 2015).
    07/17/14 - CO Allocated. Team 7 GSM Adelaide ( CO : LM )
    07/21/14 - VISA GRANT! Thank You Lord! IED : 07/04/15
    02/06/15 - Hubby in Melbourne (Jobhunting)
    03/27/15 - Me and my son in Melbourne
    04/07/15 - Hubby 1st day of job
    08/24/15 - My 1st day in BP, Thank you Lord God Jesus!

    Enjoying the wonderful life in Oz, abundant blessings indeed :-)

  • IslanderndCityIslanderndCity AdelaidePosts: 2,274Member, Moderator
    Hello Guys,

    I am also a testament of how difficult it is to find job here in AU. I and my wife are both IT professionals (Technical Support Engineers), so before we moved here, we have decided that she will look for odd-jobs first while I will focus on finding an IT one. Medyo limited lang din po kasi yung baon naming pera. We have to rent right of the bat ng isang room on a flat-sharing, dahil hindi po kami ma-aaccomodate ng pinsan ko dahil sa liit ng inuupahan nilang house.

    I chose a place that is busy and maraming establishments like malls and markets. So si misis nagwalk-in sa lahat ng grocery store asking if they need additional staff and sabay bigay ng cv (customized for odd-jobs). She did all of the walk-ins while also busy in gumtree calling all possible odd-job employers. I think kung odd-job yung target sa gumtree, its better to submit the cv asap and CALL the number of the employer right away, dahil marami po kasing nagpapasa ng cv thru e-mail and minsan hindi na po talaga napapansin, unless kayo po yung nauna. Thank God at saktong first week namin may tumanggap agad na fruit grocery sa kanya sa loob ng westfield mall. Then after that may kumuha din sa kanyang Filipino restaurant as a part-time waitress, then meron then po syang once a week 8 hr job as a sandwich assistant sa isang weekly food stall malapit sa amin (take note lahat po ng part-time job niya ay all walking distance para tipid po sa pamasahe).

    Before we go here, I e-mailed my boss who is our client about my plans of moving to Sydney and if ever there is a chance, I am still willing to work for them (meron kasi silang branch dito). So technically, in my case po, meron po talaga akong hinihintay na job from our previous client. However umabot na po ng almost 6 months waiting (combined both in PH and AU) and wala po ako talgang assurance from them. On my part I kept on adjusting my CV and Cover letter, answering phone interviews and karamihan po talaga is from agency or recruiters. I finally got one interview from Commvault as storage engineer, however hindi po ako pumasa sa technical interview. Another company (Storagecraft) scheduled me for interview as storage specialist this coming Tuesday. On the day na tinawagan ako ng agency about the Commvault result, nag-email na sakin yung previous client ko back in PH about the job offer. We are really thankful to the Lord because without His mercy and grace we could have ended as loosers.

    Pasensya na po kung medyo mahaba yung kewnto ko, but this is the only way I know how I can repay this forum for the all help and information I got from it.
    @bonjagerns thank you so much for sharing your story po. After I read this, I called the attention of my wife, binasa na din niya ito. na-inspire din siya. thanks again.

    Assessed Occupation: Industrial Engineer (IE 233511)
    Achieved Goal: Australia PR (Permanent Resident). Thanks God!

    ...sharpening my core gifts now...
    ...working on new, better goals...

    Bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you. ~Luke 6:28~

  • bonjagernsbonjagerns North RydePosts: 37Member
    @IslanderndCity I'm so glad to hear po that I was able to inspire you guys. God bless! :)

    VISA Application: Skill Independent 189
    SKILL: (Computer Network and Systems Engineer) ANZSCO 263111
    AGENCY: MGA

    • 07/29/13 ACS submission
    • 09/21/13 IELTS exam
    • 10/04/13 IELTS results (L8.5/R7.5/W6.5/S8/OBS7.5) :(
    • 10/26/13 IELTS retake
    • 10/28/13 ACS favorable letter (AQF Bachelor Degree) Thank you Lord!
    • 11/08/13 IELTS results (L7.5/R8/W7/S7/OBS7.5) Thank you Lord!
    • 11/09/13 Submitted EOI 65 pts.
    • 11/18/13 Received LOI
    • 11/26/13 Lodge VISA Application Subclass 189
    • 12/9/13 Finished Medicals at NHS
    • 12/14/13 NHS submitted medicals of primary applicant (my medicals)
    • 12/17/13 Submitted All Docs including Form 80
    • 12/18/13 NHS submitted medicals of spouse (my wife)
    • 01/07/14 VISA GRANT! Thank you LORD for this blessing! :D
    • 06/19/14 I and my wife arrived in Sydney
    • 06/26/14 Wife found a part-time job
    • 07/08/14 I finally got a Job offer from our previous client back in PH (All glory and praises to our Lord God!)

    "We should embrace the experience of going through DESPERATION when the only way is to hold on to GOD's PROMISES, this doesn't come very often, so we should be thankful for the opportunity and enjoy the ride..."

    Romans 8:28
    "And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose."

  • IslanderndCityIslanderndCity AdelaidePosts: 2,274Member, Moderator
    @jepoy527,

    I am working now sa 1 hospital. Cleaner. Odd job cgro sya kc more or less 20 hrs a week lng ang bnbgay skn. Ung sahod ko eh mas maliit lng ng like 3 dollars per hour kesa sa sahod ng partner ko whose working full time 40 hrs per week as nurse. Sa ospital kc standard sila sa pay, may pinagbasehan.

    Actually, mas malaki ng 250% ang sahod ko ngaun kesa sa sahod ng manager ko sa pinas sa engineering dept.

    Gustuhin ko man kumuha pa ng 1 job, i think oks na ung kita ko now, gustuhin ko man o hindi makakaipon tlga ako kasama ng sahod ng partner ko combined.

    Un lng ung pride natin syempre. Im working as cleaner. At casual role lng anytime pwede ako hindi na pagtrabahuin.

    Apakababa ng cost of living d2. Or should I say, mataas ang cost of living d2 Pero ang purchasing power ng 1aud eh malakas din. Thats y kht odd job lng d2, kya nang lumaban everyday.

    Sa ngaun, kht hirap pdn aq magenglish, gusto nmn ng boss ko d2 ang trabaho ko. At willing sya to giv me more shifts kht pa magreklamo ung iba kong workmate. Sb nya sya n daw bhla sknla kung mgsb man cla ng msma akn.

    Importante kht odd job pa yan o professional job mo, ibgay mo pdn full heart mo sa trabaho. Dahil hnd tlga biro ang laki ng kita d2.

    :)
    @lester_lugtu thanks din for your inspiring story. Tanong po, how do you compare odd jobs like cleaner, etc. kompara sa magwork as fastfood (like McDo) crew diyan?

    Assessed Occupation: Industrial Engineer (IE 233511)
    Achieved Goal: Australia PR (Permanent Resident). Thanks God!

    ...sharpening my core gifts now...
    ...working on new, better goals...

    Bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you. ~Luke 6:28~

  • lester_lugtulester_lugtu MelbournePosts: 159Member
    @islanderndCity,

    Sorry sir 'cant compare. Prayer lng tlga ang sagot. Kht gnu kpa kagaling o hindi gano kagalingan, alam ni God kung ano bbgay Nya sau. And i am sure magiging masaya ka sa matatanggap mo from Him.


  • IslanderndCityIslanderndCity AdelaidePosts: 2,274Member, Moderator
    @lester_lugtu agree. And you have to work for it din. God bless us lalo na kaming wala pa sa Au now and dreaming to be there soon :)

    Assessed Occupation: Industrial Engineer (IE 233511)
    Achieved Goal: Australia PR (Permanent Resident). Thanks God!

    ...sharpening my core gifts now...
    ...working on new, better goals...

    Bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you. ~Luke 6:28~

  • BoyPintadosBoyPintados SydneyPosts: 629Member
    @lester_lugtu nakaka inspire sir! salamat sa pagshare! ;-)

    all the best!
    @jepoy527,

    I am working now sa 1 hospital. Cleaner. Odd job cgro sya kc more or less 20 hrs a week lng ang bnbgay skn. Ung sahod ko eh mas maliit lng ng like 3 dollars per hour kesa sa sahod ng partner ko whose working full time 40 hrs per week as nurse. Sa ospital kc standard sila sa pay, may pinagbasehan.

    Actually, mas malaki ng 250% ang sahod ko ngaun kesa sa sahod ng manager ko sa pinas sa engineering dept.

    Gustuhin ko man kumuha pa ng 1 job, i think oks na ung kita ko now, gustuhin ko man o hindi makakaipon tlga ako kasama ng sahod ng partner ko combined.

    Un lng ung pride natin syempre. Im working as cleaner. At casual role lng anytime pwede ako hindi na pagtrabahuin.

    Apakababa ng cost of living d2. Or should I say, mataas ang cost of living d2 Pero ang purchasing power ng 1aud eh malakas din. Thats y kht odd job lng d2, kya nang lumaban everyday.

    Sa ngaun, kht hirap pdn aq magenglish, gusto nmn ng boss ko d2 ang trabaho ko. At willing sya to giv me more shifts kht pa magreklamo ung iba kong workmate. Sb nya sya n daw bhla sknla kung mgsb man cla ng msma akn.

    Importante kht odd job pa yan o professional job mo, ibgay mo pdn full heart mo sa trabaho. Dahil hnd tlga biro ang laki ng kita d2.

    :)

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    27.APR.2013___IELTS GT Exam - British Council [Result: 10-Points Eligible]
    19.JUL.2013___Submitted CDR to Engineers Australia (EA) via DHL
    16.OCT.2013___Received Notice of Shortcoming (EA) via email
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  • rooroorooroo MelbournePosts: 462Member
    2 weeks na kami dito sa melbourne yesterday. i received some calls from I think recruiters pero until now wala pa ulit tawag kung may schedule na ng interview. nag exam ako last week pero mukhang failed first exam ko, haha wala pa din call from that employer.
    ini-mail ko yung HR ng same company ko sa SG at pinapapunta ako ng resource manager nils to discuss possible roles. sana hire nalang nila ako!

    Nominated Occupation: ANZSCO 261112 - Systems Analyst
    Timeline:
    Jul 01, 2013 - ACS Skill Assessment
    Jul 19, 2013 - IELTS Results (L:8, R:8.5, W:7, S:8)
    Oct 02, 2013 - ACS result received (suitable)
    Oct 02, 2013 - submitted EOI for Visa 189 (65 pts).
    Oct 05, 2013 - submitted Victoria SS for Visa 190 (70 pts, for backup)
    Oct 18, 2013 - Victoria SS approved/Received invitation to apply for Visa 190 from Skillselect.
    Oct 20, 2013 - lodged VISA 190 application.
    Nov 20, 2013 - CO allocated | GSM Adelaide Team 6
    Nov 27, 2013 - VISA GRANT! Thank you Lord! IED: NOV 12, 2014
    Jul 03, 2014 - arrival in Melbourne
    Aug 07, 2014 - started work :)
    Jul 24, 2015 - left 1st job
    Jul 27, 2015 - joined 2nd job :)

  • IsyutIsyut AdelaidePosts: 279Member
    @rooroo pareho tayu wala pa din ako work 3wks na ako dito sa adelaide. Walang masyadong opportunity dito.

    Occupation: 263111 Computer Network and Systems Engineer
    3 Oct 2012 - ACS Positive Assessment, Associate Degree
    13 Oct 2012 - IELTS (IDP JB L-6.5,R-7.5,W-7.0,S-7.5)
    22 Apr 2013 - Submitted EOI Visa 489-60pts
    03 Sep 2013 - Applied SA SS for visa 489
    26 Sep 2013 - SA SS approved and Invitation to lodge received
    17 Oct 2013 - Lodged 489 Visa, Uploading docs
    17 Oct 2013 - NBI Fingerprinting appt
    25 Oct 2013 - SG COC appl
    02 Nov 2013 - Uploaded NBI Clearance
    12 Nov 2013 - CO allocated Adelaide GSM Team 6 (CO requested for my eMedical, Form 80, SG COC)
    13 Nov 2013 - Medical exam (Point Medical Paragaon SG)
    15 Nov 2013 - Collected and uploaded SG COC
    17 Nov 2013 - Uploaded Form 80 and 1022
    29 Nov 2013- Visa Granted IED 14/11/2014
    25 June 2014 - Arrived in Sydney
    1 July 2014 - Arrived in Adelaide

     "GOD is good all the time" 
    
  • jvframosjvframos PerthPosts: 501Member
    @lester_lugtu, sir if you won't mind... pwede po ba makahingi ng sample cv na ginamit nyo for applying for cleaner jobs? thanks sir.... my email is [email protected]

    nagstrustruggle din kasi kami for work ditto sa mandurah area. kahit anong klaseng odd jobs inaapplyan na naming para may pambayad ng bills pero wala pa din. positive naman kami na magkakaron din, wait and pray lang.

    Occupation: Architectural Drafstperson (ANZSCO Code 312111)
    Feb 2013 - Started collecting Vetassess requirements; March 29, 2013 - Lodged for Vetassess skills assessment; June 8, 2013 - took IELTS (BC, UAE); June 14, 2013 - received VETASSESS positive skills assessment; June 21, 2013 - got ielts results OBS 7.0 (l-7.5, r-7, w-7, s-7); June 24, 2013 - submitted EOI; June 27, 2013 - submitted WA state sponsorship application; July 03, 2013 - WA state sponsorship application approved; July 05, 2013 - received from DIAC invitation to lodge; July 14, 2013 - lodge visa application; August 13, 2013 - CO allocated, Team 7 GSM Adelaide; August 20, 2013 - submitted Form 80, NBI, PCC, bank statements for me, hubby and daughter and additional docs for hubby in lieu of Saudi PCC (statutory declaration, exit visa and end of service contract); August 22, 2013 - Medical check done; August 26, 2013 - uploaded hubby's Saudi PCC.... finally!; Sept 27, 2013 - visa grant daw but unofficial, hindi namin alam granted na pala.... long story…; Oct 10, 2013 - when we learned that our case was granted but no official confirmation.; Oct 11, 2013 - Official VISA Grant! Finally!!!! Thank God. End of the 1st journey, start of the new beginning; July 10, 2014 - IED

    You may not always understand why God allows certain things to happen, but you can be certain that God is not making any mistakes.

    Proverbs 3:5-6
    "Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight

  • lester_lugtulester_lugtu MelbournePosts: 159Member
    @jvframos,

    Tiis lang. Sort of swertihan lang tlga. Gain 1st cert in food handling and rsa. It will help pra mpnsin ang resume. Though hnd sya related s cleaning job. Ska mg imbento kau n kunwari ngwork kau sa pinas s isang hotel. O sa isang fastfood.
    Bukas cge try q mgsend ng sample s email mo. Bsta hwag lng susuko.
  • multitaskingmultitasking North RydePosts: 544Member
    @jepoy527,

    I am working now sa 1 hospital. Cleaner. Odd job cgro sya kc more or less 20 hrs a week lng ang bnbgay skn. Ung sahod ko eh mas maliit lng ng like 3 dollars per hour kesa sa sahod ng partner ko whose working full time 40 hrs per week as nurse. Sa ospital kc standard sila sa pay, may pinagbasehan.

    Actually, mas malaki ng 250% ang sahod ko ngaun kesa sa sahod ng manager ko sa pinas sa engineering dept.

    Gustuhin ko man kumuha pa ng 1 job, i think oks na ung kita ko now, gustuhin ko man o hindi makakaipon tlga ako kasama ng sahod ng partner ko combined.

    Un lng ung pride natin syempre. Im working as cleaner. At casual role lng anytime pwede ako hindi na pagtrabahuin.

    Apakababa ng cost of living d2. Or should I say, mataas ang cost of living d2 Pero ang purchasing power ng 1aud eh malakas din. Thats y kht odd job lng d2, kya nang lumaban everyday.

    Sa ngaun, kht hirap pdn aq magenglish, gusto nmn ng boss ko d2 ang trabaho ko. At willing sya to giv me more shifts kht pa magreklamo ung iba kong workmate. Sb nya sya n daw bhla sknla kung mgsb man cla ng msma akn.

    Importante kht odd job pa yan o professional job mo, ibgay mo pdn full heart mo sa trabaho. Dahil hnd tlga biro ang laki ng kita d2.

    :)

    galing dre... Pinoy power...



    May 2012 - Revalidated ACS Application (System Analyst)
    9/1/2012 - Taken My 3rd IELTS Exam
    9/14/2012 - Got IELTS results: L=8,R=8.5,W=7,S=7 .. :-) .. pag may tiyaga..may nilaga
    9/15/2012 - Updated my EOI = 65 points (visa 190);60 (VISA 189)
    10/10/2012 - Australia Federal Police Clearance Submitted Online
    10/11/2012 - FBI Clearance Sent Through DHL
    10/22/2012 - Received scan copy of AFP clearance from my friend in Melbourne
    11/15/2012 - Received Invitation for 189 (about 2 months after 60 pts effectivity)
    11/24/2012 - 189 VISA Lodged
    11/29/2012 - DIAC Ack :-)
    12/4/2012 - Received FBI clearance. Friend in US sent scanned copy
    12/17/2012 - CO Assigned
    04/17/2013 Visa 189 Granted.. Thank you Lord...
    08/09/2013 - Flight to Sydney through PAL
    08/10/2013 - Touchdown Sydney
    08/12/2013 - Start of Job Hunt in Australia
    08/26/2013 - First day of work... THANK YOU LORD...
    07/16/2015 - Transferred to my second job/company
    Pray, Hope AND Don't Worry - Padre Pio

  • IslanderndCityIslanderndCity AdelaidePosts: 2,274Member, Moderator
    @rooroo pareho tayu wala pa din ako work 3wks na ako dito sa adelaide. Walang masyadong opportunity dito.
    @Isyut hala! 1 month lang din plan ko apply diyan then balik muna sa current job if hindi pa din makawork diyan. so as of now, you said wala masyado opportunity. nako po. huhuhu. focus ka muna sa target job mo po talaga?

    Assessed Occupation: Industrial Engineer (IE 233511)
    Achieved Goal: Australia PR (Permanent Resident). Thanks God!

    ...sharpening my core gifts now...
    ...working on new, better goals...

    Bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you. ~Luke 6:28~

  • rooroorooroo MelbournePosts: 462Member
    @rooroo pareho tayu wala pa din ako work 3wks na ako dito sa adelaide. Walang masyadong opportunity dito.
    3 wks plang naman dont lose hope. Masyado pa maaga hehehe may kilala nga ako 7 months nakakuha.

    Nominated Occupation: ANZSCO 261112 - Systems Analyst
    Timeline:
    Jul 01, 2013 - ACS Skill Assessment
    Jul 19, 2013 - IELTS Results (L:8, R:8.5, W:7, S:8)
    Oct 02, 2013 - ACS result received (suitable)
    Oct 02, 2013 - submitted EOI for Visa 189 (65 pts).
    Oct 05, 2013 - submitted Victoria SS for Visa 190 (70 pts, for backup)
    Oct 18, 2013 - Victoria SS approved/Received invitation to apply for Visa 190 from Skillselect.
    Oct 20, 2013 - lodged VISA 190 application.
    Nov 20, 2013 - CO allocated | GSM Adelaide Team 6
    Nov 27, 2013 - VISA GRANT! Thank you Lord! IED: NOV 12, 2014
    Jul 03, 2014 - arrival in Melbourne
    Aug 07, 2014 - started work :)
    Jul 24, 2015 - left 1st job
    Jul 27, 2015 - joined 2nd job :)

  • RyanJayRyanJay MelbournePosts: 232Member
    2 weeks na kami dito sa melbourne yesterday. i received some calls from I think recruiters pero until now wala pa ulit tawag kung may schedule na ng interview. nag exam ako last week pero mukhang failed first exam ko, haha wala pa din call from that employer.
    ini-mail ko yung HR ng same company ko sa SG at pinapapunta ako ng resource manager nils to discuss possible roles. sana hire nalang nila ako!
    Nandito ka na pala @rooroo, san kayo dito?

    Analyst Programmer (ANZSCO Code 261311)
    03/18/2013 - ACS submitted
    04/06/2013 - IELTS (BC) - L-7.5 R-7.0 W-7.0 S-6.5
    06/20/2013 - Received ACS positive result (AQF Diploma)
    07/27/2013 - IELTS (BC) - L-7.5 R-9.0 W-6.0 S-7.5
    09/21/2013 - IELTS (IDP) - L-8.5 R-8.5 W-8.0 S-7.0 (Thank God!)
    10/08/2013 - VIC SS application
    10/24/2013 - VIC SS approved/Skillselect Invitation
    10/30/2013 - Lodge Online Visa 190
    10/31/2013 - NBI
    11/15/2013 - Medicals Done (w/ wife and 2 kids)
    12/05/2013 - CO Team 7 Adelaide (LM)
    01/16/2014 - CO asked additional documents (contract, ITR, payslip, wife's form 80)
    01/24/2014 - Uploaded additional documents
    02/10/2014 - Visa Granted! Glory to God (IED - Jun. 11 2014)
    03/16/2014 - Arrived in Melbourne

    04/30/2014 - Started Job as Web Developer

    For nothing is impossible with God. - Luke 1:37

  • jaymetjaymet SydneyPosts: 1Member
    @jepoy527,

    I am working now sa 1 hospital. Cleaner. Odd job cgro sya kc more or less 20 hrs a week lng ang bnbgay skn. Ung sahod ko eh mas maliit lng ng like 3 dollars per hour kesa sa sahod ng partner ko whose working full time 40 hrs per week as nurse. Sa ospital kc standard sila sa pay, may pinagbasehan.

    Actually, mas malaki ng 250% ang sahod ko ngaun kesa sa sahod ng manager ko sa pinas sa engineering dept.

    Gustuhin ko man kumuha pa ng 1 job, i think oks na ung kita ko now, gustuhin ko man o hindi makakaipon tlga ako kasama ng sahod ng partner ko combined.

    Un lng ung pride natin syempre. Im working as cleaner. At casual role lng anytime pwede ako hindi na pagtrabahuin.

    Apakababa ng cost of living d2. Or should I say, mataas ang cost of living d2 Pero ang purchasing power ng 1aud eh malakas din. Thats y kht odd job lng d2, kya nang lumaban everyday.

    Sa ngaun, kht hirap pdn aq magenglish, gusto nmn ng boss ko d2 ang trabaho ko. At willing sya to giv me more shifts kht pa magreklamo ung iba kong workmate. Sb nya sya n daw bhla sknla kung mgsb man cla ng msma akn.

    Importante kht odd job pa yan o professional job mo, ibgay mo pdn full heart mo sa trabaho. Dahil hnd tlga biro ang laki ng kita d2.

    :)
    Wow nakakainspire po sir @lester_lugtu..
    Pareho po tayo mejo hirap po sa pag english pero sana kahit cleaner makakuha din po ako.. Thanks po nakakalakas po ng loob..

    Baguhan palang po ako.. 1month and a half na at wla pong alam san po pwede mag apply please help me po. Thanks po buti may ganito pong topic..
  • IsyutIsyut AdelaidePosts: 279Member
    @rooroo pareho tayu wala pa din ako work 3wks na ako dito sa adelaide. Walang masyadong opportunity dito.
    @Isyut hala! 1 month lang din plan ko apply diyan then balik muna sa current job if hindi pa din makawork diyan. so as of now, you said wala masyado opportunity. nako po. huhuhu. focus ka muna sa target job mo po talaga?
    @IslanderndCity Yes, very challenging po ang job hunting dito lalo na sa Adelaide. Kung 1 month ka lang dito that would be good at least you get to know the place. If you are coming from SG talagang maninibago ka dito. So, be prepared in all aspects.

    Occupation: 263111 Computer Network and Systems Engineer
    3 Oct 2012 - ACS Positive Assessment, Associate Degree
    13 Oct 2012 - IELTS (IDP JB L-6.5,R-7.5,W-7.0,S-7.5)
    22 Apr 2013 - Submitted EOI Visa 489-60pts
    03 Sep 2013 - Applied SA SS for visa 489
    26 Sep 2013 - SA SS approved and Invitation to lodge received
    17 Oct 2013 - Lodged 489 Visa, Uploading docs
    17 Oct 2013 - NBI Fingerprinting appt
    25 Oct 2013 - SG COC appl
    02 Nov 2013 - Uploaded NBI Clearance
    12 Nov 2013 - CO allocated Adelaide GSM Team 6 (CO requested for my eMedical, Form 80, SG COC)
    13 Nov 2013 - Medical exam (Point Medical Paragaon SG)
    15 Nov 2013 - Collected and uploaded SG COC
    17 Nov 2013 - Uploaded Form 80 and 1022
    29 Nov 2013- Visa Granted IED 14/11/2014
    25 June 2014 - Arrived in Sydney
    1 July 2014 - Arrived in Adelaide

     "GOD is good all the time" 
    
  • kremitzkremitz North RydePosts: 1,074Member
    C hubby currently five weeks n ata sya sa sydney. Bka may alam kayo opening for manual test analyst or software tester po ha :)

    Occupation: Software Engineer (ANZSCO Code 261313)
    Main applicant : Husband
    April 29, 2013 : ACS Skills assessment
    July 22, 2013 : ACS assessment result
    January 3, 2014: IELTS Result (Take 1 L-8,W,R,S-7)
    January 12, 2013: Lodged EOI (65points)
    January 13, 2013: Invited to apply for visa 189
    February 9, 2014: Lodged visa
    March 1, 2014: Medicals at NHSI
    March 6: email from CO requesting form 80 and hubby's NBI Clearance
    March 25, 2014: visa grant. Thank you lord
    June 8,2014: Hubby arrived in Sydney
    Sept 11,2014: Hubby's first day of work. Thank you Lord!
    Feb 7, 2015 : Baby and I arrived in Sydney
    April 13, 2015: My first day of work :)

  • rooroorooroo MelbournePosts: 462Member
    edited July 2014
    2 weeks na kami dito sa melbourne yesterday. i received some calls from I think recruiters pero until now wala pa ulit tawag kung may schedule na ng interview. nag exam ako last week pero mukhang failed first exam ko, haha wala pa din call from that employer.
    ini-mail ko yung HR ng same company ko sa SG at pinapapunta ako ng resource manager nils to discuss possible roles. sana hire nalang nila ako!
    Nandito ka na pala @rooroo, san kayo dito?
    Oo 2 wks na dn kami dito. Andito kami ngayon sa highpoint hehehe musta? Baka may opening jan senyo? Haha
    Sunshine West pala kami nakatira. Werribee ka diba? Lapit lang.

    Nominated Occupation: ANZSCO 261112 - Systems Analyst
    Timeline:
    Jul 01, 2013 - ACS Skill Assessment
    Jul 19, 2013 - IELTS Results (L:8, R:8.5, W:7, S:8)
    Oct 02, 2013 - ACS result received (suitable)
    Oct 02, 2013 - submitted EOI for Visa 189 (65 pts).
    Oct 05, 2013 - submitted Victoria SS for Visa 190 (70 pts, for backup)
    Oct 18, 2013 - Victoria SS approved/Received invitation to apply for Visa 190 from Skillselect.
    Oct 20, 2013 - lodged VISA 190 application.
    Nov 20, 2013 - CO allocated | GSM Adelaide Team 6
    Nov 27, 2013 - VISA GRANT! Thank you Lord! IED: NOV 12, 2014
    Jul 03, 2014 - arrival in Melbourne
    Aug 07, 2014 - started work :)
    Jul 24, 2015 - left 1st job
    Jul 27, 2015 - joined 2nd job :)

  • rooroorooroo MelbournePosts: 462Member
    C hubby currently five weeks n ata sya sa sydney. Bka may alam kayo opening for manual test analyst or software tester po ha :)
    Try mo ung PLANIT na company. :)

    Nominated Occupation: ANZSCO 261112 - Systems Analyst
    Timeline:
    Jul 01, 2013 - ACS Skill Assessment
    Jul 19, 2013 - IELTS Results (L:8, R:8.5, W:7, S:8)
    Oct 02, 2013 - ACS result received (suitable)
    Oct 02, 2013 - submitted EOI for Visa 189 (65 pts).
    Oct 05, 2013 - submitted Victoria SS for Visa 190 (70 pts, for backup)
    Oct 18, 2013 - Victoria SS approved/Received invitation to apply for Visa 190 from Skillselect.
    Oct 20, 2013 - lodged VISA 190 application.
    Nov 20, 2013 - CO allocated | GSM Adelaide Team 6
    Nov 27, 2013 - VISA GRANT! Thank you Lord! IED: NOV 12, 2014
    Jul 03, 2014 - arrival in Melbourne
    Aug 07, 2014 - started work :)
    Jul 24, 2015 - left 1st job
    Jul 27, 2015 - joined 2nd job :)

  • IslanderndCityIslanderndCity AdelaidePosts: 2,274Member, Moderator
    @rooroo pareho tayu wala pa din ako work 3wks na ako dito sa adelaide. Walang masyadong opportunity dito.
    @Isyut hala! 1 month lang din plan ko apply diyan then balik muna sa current job if hindi pa din makawork diyan. so as of now, you said wala masyado opportunity. nako po. huhuhu. focus ka muna sa target job mo po talaga?
    @IslanderndCity Yes, very challenging po ang job hunting dito lalo na sa Adelaide. Kung 1 month ka lang dito that would be good at least you get to know the place. If you are coming from SG talagang maninibago ka dito. So, be prepared in all aspects.
    @Isyut sa 3 weeks na pag-apply mo, focus ka lang sa profession mo talaga? wala ka pa sa point na nag-apply sa kahit anong jobs same sa ginawa ng iba dito?

    Assessed Occupation: Industrial Engineer (IE 233511)
    Achieved Goal: Australia PR (Permanent Resident). Thanks God!

    ...sharpening my core gifts now...
    ...working on new, better goals...

    Bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you. ~Luke 6:28~

  • kremitzkremitz North RydePosts: 1,074Member
    @rooroo nag interview n c hubby dun nung tue kaso from manufacturing industry kc c hubby and iba daw yung process of testing sa manufacturing industry eh. Parang hindi nagfit yung experience nya sa hinahanap nila eh. Kaya apply2 pa sa iba hehe

    Occupation: Software Engineer (ANZSCO Code 261313)
    Main applicant : Husband
    April 29, 2013 : ACS Skills assessment
    July 22, 2013 : ACS assessment result
    January 3, 2014: IELTS Result (Take 1 L-8,W,R,S-7)
    January 12, 2013: Lodged EOI (65points)
    January 13, 2013: Invited to apply for visa 189
    February 9, 2014: Lodged visa
    March 1, 2014: Medicals at NHSI
    March 6: email from CO requesting form 80 and hubby's NBI Clearance
    March 25, 2014: visa grant. Thank you lord
    June 8,2014: Hubby arrived in Sydney
    Sept 11,2014: Hubby's first day of work. Thank you Lord!
    Feb 7, 2015 : Baby and I arrived in Sydney
    April 13, 2015: My first day of work :)

  • kremitzkremitz North RydePosts: 1,074Member
    @rooroo ano line of wirk nyo po?sa melbourne kyo?try nyo po mag add ng mga recruiters sa linkedin para dumami connections nyo :)

    Occupation: Software Engineer (ANZSCO Code 261313)
    Main applicant : Husband
    April 29, 2013 : ACS Skills assessment
    July 22, 2013 : ACS assessment result
    January 3, 2014: IELTS Result (Take 1 L-8,W,R,S-7)
    January 12, 2013: Lodged EOI (65points)
    January 13, 2013: Invited to apply for visa 189
    February 9, 2014: Lodged visa
    March 1, 2014: Medicals at NHSI
    March 6: email from CO requesting form 80 and hubby's NBI Clearance
    March 25, 2014: visa grant. Thank you lord
    June 8,2014: Hubby arrived in Sydney
    Sept 11,2014: Hubby's first day of work. Thank you Lord!
    Feb 7, 2015 : Baby and I arrived in Sydney
    April 13, 2015: My first day of work :)

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