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  • 021607021607 SydneyPosts: 84Member
    @psychoboy -

    God bless you on your job search. I believe the market is picking up right now. My co- worker found a new job recently. :)
  • carriecarrie SingaporePosts: 68Member
    @psychoboy Go lang ng go psychoboy! kelangan na palang paghandaan ang paggawa ng magandang cover letter at cv :)

    Nominated Occupation: 263111 Computer Network & Systems Engineer

    11 Nov - ACS Assessment
    21 Nov - IELTS @ IDP

  • nalookanalooka BrisbanePosts: 130Member
    Meron bang taga review ng cv jan sa AU? Magkano kaya fee nila?

    Jan 2012 - ACS
    Feb 2012 - IELTS
    ...nagpakabusy sa work and ipon pambayad ng visa
    28 Jan 2013 - Submitted EOI
    4 Feb 2013 - Received Invitation (189)
    21 Feb 2013 - Lodged Visa application
    6 Apr 2013 - CO Requested Medical, PCC, tax/bank statement (Team 34)
    10 Apr 2013 - Medical at St. Luke's
    12 Apr 2013 - Bank statement
    15 Apr 2013 - NBI
    18 Apr 2013 - Emailed CO that requested docs were all uploaded
    19 Apr 2013 - Visa 1890Grant!!!!
    26 Oct 2013 - Arrived in AU
    19 Nov 2017 - Submitted Citizenship application
    26 Sep 2018 - Citizenship interview & exam. application = Finalised
    14 Nov 2018 - Citizenship Ceremony

  • TasBurrfootTasBurrfoot OsakaPosts: 4,336Member
    Thank you @021607 and @carrie - go lang ng go talaga!! :)

    Primary Applicant: Wife
    Accountant (General): 221111

    04 Aug 2012 - IELTS (Academic Module)
    07 Aug 2012 - IELTS (Academic Module) Speaking Part
    17 Aug 2012 - IELTS Results (L: 8.5 R: 8.5 W: 7.0 S: 7.5 OBS: 8.0)
    24 Aug 2012 - CPAA Submitted (docs mailed same day via SG EMS)
    25 Sep 2012 - Received +Skills Assessment from CPAA
    25 Sep 2012 - Lodged EOI Application with 70pts
    30 Sep 2012 - Invited by DIAC to apply for 189 Visa
    01 Oct 2012 - Submitted 189 Visa Application
    20 Oct 2012 - Medical Examinations
    23 Oct 2012 - CO Assigned; Team 7 - SA
    05 Nov 2012 - Submitted SG PCC and NBI Clearance
    06 Nov 2012 - Visa Granted (IED: 23/10/2013)
    03 Apr 2013 - Flight to MEL
    03 Jun 2013 - started work
    12 Jun 2013 - wife started work
    15 Jun 2016 - applied for citizenship
    29 Jul 2016 - citizenship examination
    20 Oct 2016 - Aussie, Aussie, Aussie Oi Oi Oi!!

  • nfrondanfronda PerthPosts: 816Member
    hi, merun ba dito naghahanap ng job on the field of market analyst and facilities management at nasa Adelaide? Our company is looking on this position poh.. This is an Aviation Service company pla..Kng merun mn jan just let me know and I will pm u the email address where u going to send ur cv or resume.

    06-01-11: Arrived Australia (457 visa dependent on my dad)
    28-05-12: Lodged RSMS 857 visa (seperate from my dad already)
    28-06-12: Done Medical check
    30-10-12: Submit AFP check
    07-11-12: Went home on a bridging visa B for holiday and wedding..:)
    12-01-13: CO allocated and nomination approved
    18-01-13: CO asked documents of my husband to be included on my application as migrating dependent..Thank u LORD!
    15-02-13: Husband completed all requirements (police check, medical, english requirements and joint statement)
    15-02-13: CO issued pre-grant letter instructing hubby to apply tourist visa to enter Australia in order our 857 visa to be granted.
    27-02-13: Hubby applied Subclass 676 tourist visa.
    06-03-13: Hubby's tourist visa approved.
    16-03-13: Hubby arrived Australia.
    18-03-13: Our RSMS 857 visa granted.. (nothing to ask more)

  • stolich18stolich18 SydneyPosts: 993Member
    Right now for sap, marami sa perth and melbourne... Sa sydney rin meron. This is according to a recruiter na nakausap ko

    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

  • carriecarrie SingaporePosts: 68Member
    Meron bang taga review ng cv jan sa AU? Magkano kaya fee nila?
    ayy magandang tanong yan.. let me know din po pag may alam ka na :)

    Nominated Occupation: 263111 Computer Network & Systems Engineer

    11 Nov - ACS Assessment
    21 Nov - IELTS @ IDP

  • vhoythoyvhoythoy MelbournePosts: 1,549Member, Moderator
    Baka dito may member na magaling magreview ng resume australian format style. Gusto ko din pa review resume ko masyadong malawak at madetalye

    ANZSCO 221214 - Internal Auditor
    19 Jan 13 - Academic IELTS Results - passed
    12 July 13 - Vetassess Assessment + Point Test Advice: Positive
    03 Nov 13 - Invitation Accepted 70 points
    19 Dec 13 - Lodged Visa 189
    07 Feb 14 - Visa Granted
    04 Aug 14 - Initial Entry Date requirement
    26 July 14 - Actual IED to Melbourne
    May 2015 - Big Move
    June 2015 - Got a permanent role in Melbourne
    Apr 2016 - Got a contract consultancy role in Melbourne
    May 2016 - Got permanent role and moved to Toowooba, Queensland

    And now...... living the life that i have imagined

    "A great photograph is one that fully expresses what one feels, in the deepest sense, about what is being photographed" - Ansel Adams

  • hotshothotshot SydneyPosts: 1,643Member
    @stolich18 : kelan na lipad nyo? :)

    Occupation: Analyst Programmer (ANZSCO Code 261311)
    May 21 2012 - lodged visa 176 (NSW) online application
    May 30 2012 - CO allocation
    Jul 16 2012 - Visa Granted! (IED Deadline: May 16, 2013)
    Jan 19 2013 - Arrived in Sydney
    Jan 20 2013 - Started our job hunt
    Mar 11 2013 - Officially became a "HOUSE-BAND" :)
    Apr 22 2013 - End of my "HOUSE-BAND" career :)

  • stolich18stolich18 SydneyPosts: 993Member
    @hotshot this Saturday na!!! April 27 waaaah

    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

  • hotshothotshot SydneyPosts: 1,643Member
    @stolich18 : san po ba destination nyo dito? :)

    Occupation: Analyst Programmer (ANZSCO Code 261311)
    May 21 2012 - lodged visa 176 (NSW) online application
    May 30 2012 - CO allocation
    Jul 16 2012 - Visa Granted! (IED Deadline: May 16, 2013)
    Jan 19 2013 - Arrived in Sydney
    Jan 20 2013 - Started our job hunt
    Mar 11 2013 - Officially became a "HOUSE-BAND" :)
    Apr 22 2013 - End of my "HOUSE-BAND" career :)

  • JohnAEBJohnAEB SydneyPosts: 15Member
    Found this topic to be a good therapy sa mga pinag dadaanan namin ngayon. I was a Senior Developer. Before going here I was promised a job by my recent employer. Everything was going smooth. They advertised the job, I applied for it, then they closed the posting. Sumabit lang pag offer. Unfortunately, wala daw na approve na high-cost billing for this quarter. They told me they would try again next quarter-end which is June.

    So for now, I'm exploring other opportunities. Even those that are not IT related. So far, discouraging ang mga feedback. Pero tama tiyaga lang talaga and don't loose hope. Darating dina ng tamang opportunity.
  • raiden14raiden14 SydneyPosts: 704Member
    JohnAEB - what type of visa po kayo? and sang state?

    Visa Grant - Dec 22, 2015

  • inquirerinquirer WoolloongabbaPosts: 3Member
    Around 3 months before kami nakahanap ng work. Based from our experiences dapat meron different version ng CV. For example if System Engineer ka sa pinas and nag-apply ka dito ng junior system engineer or level 1 tech support position dapat i-dumb down mo CV mo otherwise ma-reject application mo ng recruiter kasi over qualified ka.
  • stolich18stolich18 SydneyPosts: 993Member
    @hotshot sa sydney po

    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

  • happyinmelbourne34happyinmelbourne34 MelbournePosts: 174Member
    about 1 month dn inabot......pero mahirap tlaga pag walang local experience :)...ung 1st job ko medyo ndi ko pa linya but pinatos ko na dn kc halos paubos na ung budget ko, nag work ako dun ng mga 2 months until makalipat ako sa work n tlagang linya ko. Almost 2 years na dn ako sa job ko and I'm so happy with the company, work environment, co workers at mababait cla specially ung mga ka grupo ko but yun nga lang ako lang mag 1 na pilipino sa office nmin
  • faa317faa317 SydneyPosts: 105Member
    kahit po ba PR mahirapan din maghanap ng work? thanks po
  • li_i_renli_i_ren North RydePosts: 434Member
    @faa317 it would help pero not as much as local experience. Double edge sword diba.. How can one gain local experienceif they dont hire u and vice versa. Oh well.. Hard work and prayers lng yan.
  • MetaformMetaform MelbournePosts: 505Member
    edited April 2013
    @faa317 May nabasa ako somewhere straight from a recruiter na kapag nakita ng nila na may "visa" status (student, temporary, etc.) sa application form dini-ditch na nila in favor of citizens and PRs. Unless sobrang sakto talaga ng skill set I don't think visa statuses would be a problem. I spoke to colleagues who have been out of work for months and they are Aussies.

    CO and Visa Grant: 9 Oct 2012
    The beginning of the rest of our lives: January 4, 2013

  • akinoakino SydneyPosts: 84Member
    I think depende kung gano ka in-demand yung field mo + same industry, mas may chance na ma hire ka khit wala kang local experience, they will greatly consider your experience abroad..sa case ko dumating kmi d2 sa canberra 1st week of dec 2011, got an interview 4 days after, got an offer afterwards, syempre in-accept ko na agad baka magbago pa isip..ehehe..same company pa rin ako until now..
  • nfrondanfronda PerthPosts: 816Member
    @akino..i agree with u..kasi aq after a week nkahanap din ng wrk d2.. wla din aqng local experience den ung experience q jan sa pinas ay 6 months lg.. but still nkahnap aq ng company with a good pay and good benefit and naesponsoran pa aq ng permanent visa.. at dat tym ksi when I apply, position is vacant 4 almost 3months na..kaya ayun ntnggap aq agad which is sobrang swrte q..

    06-01-11: Arrived Australia (457 visa dependent on my dad)
    28-05-12: Lodged RSMS 857 visa (seperate from my dad already)
    28-06-12: Done Medical check
    30-10-12: Submit AFP check
    07-11-12: Went home on a bridging visa B for holiday and wedding..:)
    12-01-13: CO allocated and nomination approved
    18-01-13: CO asked documents of my husband to be included on my application as migrating dependent..Thank u LORD!
    15-02-13: Husband completed all requirements (police check, medical, english requirements and joint statement)
    15-02-13: CO issued pre-grant letter instructing hubby to apply tourist visa to enter Australia in order our 857 visa to be granted.
    27-02-13: Hubby applied Subclass 676 tourist visa.
    06-03-13: Hubby's tourist visa approved.
    16-03-13: Hubby arrived Australia.
    18-03-13: Our RSMS 857 visa granted.. (nothing to ask more)

  • olrac183olrac183 TokyoPosts: 80Member
    @nfronda, may I know what is your background and line of work?
  • nfrondanfronda PerthPosts: 816Member
    @olrac183..I'm a licensed Mechanical Engineer in Pinas and my line of work now is in Aviation Services.

    06-01-11: Arrived Australia (457 visa dependent on my dad)
    28-05-12: Lodged RSMS 857 visa (seperate from my dad already)
    28-06-12: Done Medical check
    30-10-12: Submit AFP check
    07-11-12: Went home on a bridging visa B for holiday and wedding..:)
    12-01-13: CO allocated and nomination approved
    18-01-13: CO asked documents of my husband to be included on my application as migrating dependent..Thank u LORD!
    15-02-13: Husband completed all requirements (police check, medical, english requirements and joint statement)
    15-02-13: CO issued pre-grant letter instructing hubby to apply tourist visa to enter Australia in order our 857 visa to be granted.
    27-02-13: Hubby applied Subclass 676 tourist visa.
    06-03-13: Hubby's tourist visa approved.
    16-03-13: Hubby arrived Australia.
    18-03-13: Our RSMS 857 visa granted.. (nothing to ask more)

  • TasBurrfootTasBurrfoot OsakaPosts: 4,336Member
    I had an interview earlier with an US firm that has an operation here in Melbourne...

    Mukhang ok naman ang kalalabasan ng pag-uusap namin as 10 minutes after I departed from their building, the HR Officer called and asked me to undergo background check and has asked me for reference. Let's see how this goes from here! :)

    The role is a 6 months contract and it on 25hr/wk...

    Primary Applicant: Wife
    Accountant (General): 221111

    04 Aug 2012 - IELTS (Academic Module)
    07 Aug 2012 - IELTS (Academic Module) Speaking Part
    17 Aug 2012 - IELTS Results (L: 8.5 R: 8.5 W: 7.0 S: 7.5 OBS: 8.0)
    24 Aug 2012 - CPAA Submitted (docs mailed same day via SG EMS)
    25 Sep 2012 - Received +Skills Assessment from CPAA
    25 Sep 2012 - Lodged EOI Application with 70pts
    30 Sep 2012 - Invited by DIAC to apply for 189 Visa
    01 Oct 2012 - Submitted 189 Visa Application
    20 Oct 2012 - Medical Examinations
    23 Oct 2012 - CO Assigned; Team 7 - SA
    05 Nov 2012 - Submitted SG PCC and NBI Clearance
    06 Nov 2012 - Visa Granted (IED: 23/10/2013)
    03 Apr 2013 - Flight to MEL
    03 Jun 2013 - started work
    12 Jun 2013 - wife started work
    15 Jun 2016 - applied for citizenship
    29 Jul 2016 - citizenship examination
    20 Oct 2016 - Aussie, Aussie, Aussie Oi Oi Oi!!

  • TasBurrfootTasBurrfoot OsakaPosts: 4,336Member
    edited May 2013
    double post...

    Primary Applicant: Wife
    Accountant (General): 221111

    04 Aug 2012 - IELTS (Academic Module)
    07 Aug 2012 - IELTS (Academic Module) Speaking Part
    17 Aug 2012 - IELTS Results (L: 8.5 R: 8.5 W: 7.0 S: 7.5 OBS: 8.0)
    24 Aug 2012 - CPAA Submitted (docs mailed same day via SG EMS)
    25 Sep 2012 - Received +Skills Assessment from CPAA
    25 Sep 2012 - Lodged EOI Application with 70pts
    30 Sep 2012 - Invited by DIAC to apply for 189 Visa
    01 Oct 2012 - Submitted 189 Visa Application
    20 Oct 2012 - Medical Examinations
    23 Oct 2012 - CO Assigned; Team 7 - SA
    05 Nov 2012 - Submitted SG PCC and NBI Clearance
    06 Nov 2012 - Visa Granted (IED: 23/10/2013)
    03 Apr 2013 - Flight to MEL
    03 Jun 2013 - started work
    12 Jun 2013 - wife started work
    15 Jun 2016 - applied for citizenship
    29 Jul 2016 - citizenship examination
    20 Oct 2016 - Aussie, Aussie, Aussie Oi Oi Oi!!

  • LittleBoyBlueLittleBoyBlue North RydePosts: 334Member
    @psychoboy gd luck!

    ICT Business Analyst - Visa 189 Granted Oct 2012

  • 021607021607 SydneyPosts: 84Member
    @psychoboy

    God bless you! Keep the faith, the job will be yours!
  • mark_ymark_y MelbournePosts: 71Member
    @psychoboy Goodluck sa yo bro...how about your wife, dami ba opportunities for accountants dyan?
  • TasBurrfootTasBurrfoot OsakaPosts: 4,336Member
    @psychoboy Goodluck sa yo bro...how about your wife, dami ba opportunities for accountants dyan?
    Marami opening for accountants @mark_y but they all say na local experience kailangan...

    Ayun, apply apply pa rin... Andito na ba kayo? Where kayo base nga?

    Primary Applicant: Wife
    Accountant (General): 221111

    04 Aug 2012 - IELTS (Academic Module)
    07 Aug 2012 - IELTS (Academic Module) Speaking Part
    17 Aug 2012 - IELTS Results (L: 8.5 R: 8.5 W: 7.0 S: 7.5 OBS: 8.0)
    24 Aug 2012 - CPAA Submitted (docs mailed same day via SG EMS)
    25 Sep 2012 - Received +Skills Assessment from CPAA
    25 Sep 2012 - Lodged EOI Application with 70pts
    30 Sep 2012 - Invited by DIAC to apply for 189 Visa
    01 Oct 2012 - Submitted 189 Visa Application
    20 Oct 2012 - Medical Examinations
    23 Oct 2012 - CO Assigned; Team 7 - SA
    05 Nov 2012 - Submitted SG PCC and NBI Clearance
    06 Nov 2012 - Visa Granted (IED: 23/10/2013)
    03 Apr 2013 - Flight to MEL
    03 Jun 2013 - started work
    12 Jun 2013 - wife started work
    15 Jun 2016 - applied for citizenship
    29 Jul 2016 - citizenship examination
    20 Oct 2016 - Aussie, Aussie, Aussie Oi Oi Oi!!

  • mark_ymark_y MelbournePosts: 71Member
    Ganun din talaga yung nababasa ko, pero pano naman tau magka experience if di nila tau I hire di ba?
    Sa August pa kami punta dyan pero sa Perth kami, initial entry lang muna...
    Goodluck ulit sa job hunting nyo dyan...keep us updated....
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