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Challenges na na-experience nyo sa pag-migrate sa AU

LittleBoyBlueLittleBoyBlue North RydePosts: 334Member
edited December 2012 in Other Migration Topic
Sa mga kama-migrate lang or naka-migrate na, ano-ano mga challenges na na-experience nyo? ano ginawa nyo? Worth it ba? ano nag-push sa inyo para hindi mag-quit?

Pa-migrate pa lang kami next year and malaking tulong kung malaman na namin kung ano mga dapat ma-avoid or dapat gawin.

ICT Business Analyst - Visa 189 Granted Oct 2012

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  • LokiJrLokiJr Quezon City
    Posts: 2,616Member, Moderator
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    Tutal ito na rin po paksa ng thread, kumusta po ang discrimination diyan? Alam ko may batas na nagbabawal pero may 'unspoken division' ba among cultures? (vs. Indians, or Chinese, or Westerners?)
  • YukishihYukishih Melbourne
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    Sa almost 3 mos ko dito as student wala naman ako nafeel majority ng classmates ko intsik. Naobserve ko lang yung driver ng bus na puti galit ata sa intsik kasi evrytime na pasakay kami lagi yan sinisigawan nya mga intsik alam mo yung kulang na lang sabihin nya mga tanga kayo. Ganun sya. Nice naman sya sa iba.

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    That in all things GOD may be glorified!

  • LokiJrLokiJr Quezon City
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    Baka naman po pasaway talaga mga yun kaya sinisigawan. Ang napansin ko sa mga Chinese expats dito na nagttrabaho, pag mag-isa sila very prim and proper but when they are in droves, maingay sila at magugulo hehe.
  • Diwata1057Diwata1057 Melbourne
    Posts: 43Member
    Joined: May 24, 2012
    Challenge para samin eh finding rental place and commuting.. Wala pa kaseng licensya asawa ko but magpractical exam na sya this week (Hopefully makapasa para di nako mahirapan mag grocery gamit ang trolley bag). Hinde kame makapili ng rental house na maganda kase lahat ng pasok sa budget at magagandang house e asa west pero no choice kame kundi pmunta sa east for the convenience of transportation at magtiis sa lumang bahay.
  • nmundonmundo Melbourne
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    Joined: Oct 09, 2012
    Hi, makikisali sa usapan... More than 4 yrs na ako dito and pag naaalala ko ung unang dating ko nung 2008 ang lagi ko naiisip na biggest challenge was ung maghanap ng work! Kakainis kc lagi sinasabi na dapat may local experience... Kaya pinili ko na lang magwork sa ibang field kc kakainip na and nakapagwork na din ako after 3 months :)
  • MetaformMetaform Melbourne
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    @nmundo Nakabalik ka ba sa field mo afterwards after getting local experience in another field?

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  • LokiJrLokiJr Quezon City
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    Kung hindi ka matanggap sa trabaho kasi hinahanap nila sa applicant ay may local experience, paano ka makakakuha nga ng local experience? hehe Part time?
  • JClemJClem Melbourne
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    Yes. Either part time, casual work or volunteer work and they are less likely related to your skills.
    Kung hindi ka matanggap sa trabaho kasi hinahanap nila sa applicant ay may local experience, paano ka makakakuha nga ng local experience? hehe Part time?

    Nominated Occupation: Software Engineer (261313) - Husband is the primary applicant.

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  • nmundonmundo Melbourne
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    @metaform - di na ko nagtry ulit mag-apply sa field ko talaga kc nagustuhan ko naman ung bagong field ng work na natanggap ako... May mga nagsasabi na sayang kc wala ako sa field ko pero para sakin as long as masaya naman ako sa work no problem na! :) less stress din kc kaya pwede na...
  • hotshothotshot Sydney
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    @metaform - di na ko nagtry ulit mag-apply sa field ko talaga kc nagustuhan ko naman ung bagong field ng work na natanggap ako... May mga nagsasabi na sayang kc wala ako sa field ko pero para sakin as long as masaya naman ako sa work no problem na! :) less stress din kc kaya pwede na...
    curious lang po....ano yung original na line of work nyo at ano na yung bagong field sa pinapasukan nyo today? :)

    Occupation: Analyst Programmer (ANZSCO Code 261311)
    May 21 2012 - lodged visa 176 (NSW) online application
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    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 :)

  • nmundonmundo Melbourne
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    @hotshot CPA ako sa Pinas and my experience is in auditing... Hehehe, un din actually reason kaya umalis ako pinas kc nastress ako sa work! Nag-try ako mag-apply sa audit/acctng field dito pero wala eh... Kaya napunta ako sa administration! :) first work ko scheduler ng mga phone technicians for telstra tapos ung next naman fund administrator ng isang superannuation company! :)
  • hotshothotshot Sydney
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    @hotshot CPA ako sa Pinas and my experience is in auditing... Hehehe, un din actually reason kaya umalis ako pinas kc nastress ako sa work! Nag-try ako mag-apply sa audit/acctng field dito pero wala eh... Kaya napunta ako sa administration! :) first work ko scheduler ng mga phone technicians for telstra tapos ung next naman fund administrator ng isang superannuation company! :)
    nice. atleast happy na kayo sa job nyo ngayon. ako din sana makakuha ng job pagdating dyan kahit di related sa field ko muna. hehe

    Occupation: Analyst Programmer (ANZSCO Code 261311)
    May 21 2012 - lodged visa 176 (NSW) online application
    May 30 2012 - CO allocation
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    Jan 19 2013 - Arrived in Sydney
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    Apr 22 2013 - End of my "HOUSE-BAND" career :)

  • polymathpolymath Gimhae-si
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    tumutulong ba talaga yung centrelink sa job hunting? hirap kasi pag asa at antay lang sa seek.
  • LokiJrLokiJr Quezon City
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    So puwede bang inominate kong trabaho sa visa kunwari accountant tapos pagdating sa Australia --dahil wala pang local work exp, magtrabaho muna ako kunwari as call center agent?
  • nmundonmundo Melbourne
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    Joined: Oct 09, 2012
    @polymath sa experience ko, wala cla naitulong, hahaha...
  • nmundonmundo Melbourne
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    @LokiJr pwede naman cguro kc di naman nila binawi visa ko eh! :) accountant ung skills na nominate ko pero since dumating ako dito, puro admin work ko...
  • LokiJrLokiJr Quezon City
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    @nmundo ok, hehe basta may trabaho ok na yan hehe...yan din kasi inaalala ko, at least may 'plan B'...hopefully makahanap din kayo ng accounting job sa hinaharap :)
  • olrac183olrac183 Tokyo
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    guys, tanong ko na din.. kunwari SS ako ng NSW, then dumating na ako sa NSW but after 2-3 months wala pa din ako work related sa experience ko pero sa ibang state meron. tanong is puede ba ako lumipat ng state if mahire ako sa ibang state? if yes, meron bang kelangan gawin or need to inform NSW of my plans?
  • hotshothotshot Sydney
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    guys, tanong ko na din.. kunwari SS ako ng NSW, then dumating na ako sa NSW but after 2-3 months wala pa din ako work related sa experience ko pero sa ibang state meron. tanong is puede ba ako lumipat ng state if mahire ako sa ibang state? if yes, meron bang kelangan gawin or need to inform NSW of my plans?
    madami din nagtatanong ng ganito (including me) pero wala pa din concrete na sagot. i mean...pwedeng pwede mo gawin yun kasi wala naman magpopolice syo kung san ka dadapo sa oz. pero, after 5 years, when it's time for you to apply for an RRV (resident return visa) or citizenship...di natin alam ang magiging repurcussions nito.

    sabi sa mga nabasa ko sa ibang forum (or this forum ata yun), it's better to inform your sponsoring state. sabi nila hindi ka naman daw pipigilan ng state na lumipat e. pero yun nga, wala pa din nakakapag-share ng experience na lumipat sila ng state tapos nakapag-apply sila successfully ng RRV or citizenship. yun ang inaantay ko...para confirmed. hehehe

    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 :)

  • LittleBoyBlueLittleBoyBlue North Ryde
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    @nmundo ok, hehe basta may trabaho ok na yan hehe...yan din kasi inaalala ko, at least may 'plan B'...hopefully makahanap din kayo ng accounting job sa hinaharap :)
    yan biggest anxiety ko ngayon eh, yung pag-hanap ng work dun. Pano kung tumagal ng 3 months dba? Sana talaga maganda na hiring pag-January.

    ICT Business Analyst - Visa 189 Granted Oct 2012

  • TasBurrfootTasBurrfoot Osaka
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    So puwede bang inominate kong trabaho sa visa kunwari accountant tapos pagdating sa Australia --dahil wala pang local work exp, magtrabaho muna ako kunwari as call center agent?
    A 189/190 visa will allow you to work for any field... Kahit circus, pwede!

    Wife ko, she is an accountant but as much as possible, she wants a new field of work.

    Primary Applicant: Wife
    Accountant (General): 221111

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  • LokiJrLokiJr Quezon City
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    @LittleBoyBlue ako kung sakaling wala pa pagkatapos ng ganun katagal...part time jobs muna (emphasis on the 's') basta huwag mawalan ng pag-asa :D

    @psychoboy, may colleague ako sa Sydney, HR siya...she found her calling in the circus...ayun andyan siya ngayon, and she's paid a lot :D
  • smartbratsmartbrat Brisbane
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    Makikisali din... :)

    Yes I agree, super hirap ang adjustment period. We are on 475 visa ng husband ko. Good thing lang is that before we arrived here, my husband got a job through online application (gumtree.com.au) and also we were able to get a sharing accommodation dito sa WA. We never thought that it would be difficult pa kase my husband already got a job na. Pero syempre siguro kelangan tlga ng challenges so that we appreciate our blessings more.

    Yung house pala na nakuha nmin is quite far from the city, where my husband's job is. Since wala pa nman kami pambili ng car, we just bought a bike for him. Hehehe. He works from 2pm to like 11pm or 12am sometimes and it a 30mins drive by bike. Every day I cry kase naawa ako sa husband ko. Hehehe. Super dilim pa ng dinadaanan nya sa gabi. Buti na lang by God's grace, wala nman syang na-encounter na masasamang loob.

    Aside from that, super nahirapan sya mag-adjust sa work nya. They are really rude with him noong una. Di pa nman kami sanay sa mga laging nagmumura, but i think that is a part of their lives tlga dito. We can't do anything, wala syang choice but to stay in the job kase wala pa nman akong job.

    While on this period, we just kept praying, truly nothing is impossible with the Lord. After 3 weeks namin dito, madami na rin kaming nakilalang pinoy. They are very helpful. Through them, we were able to buy a very cheap car- $1000. May 1 pinoy pa, tinuruan nya magdrive dito yung husband ko, yung mga basic road rules. So ngayon, di na nagbbike si hubby. :) Through prayers din, ok na yung relationship nya with his co-workers. Blessing din tlga yung mga pinoy dito, they gave us washing machine for free and even bread toaster and weekly supply of bread. hehehe. After 3 weeks din I already got a job. By the way, we arrived here pala Nov. 10, 2012.

    It was indeed a very difficult and sad experience, pero through prayers, hard work, and patience magiging ok din ang lahat. Just believe that God is a loving God, He allowed us to come here in Australia, hindi para pahirapan tayo but to bless us more. :)

    Sana with the hardships that we experienced when we're starting our life here, maintindihan din natin yung mga kabayan na bagong dating. Maging blessing din tayo sa mga nangangailangan ng tulong. :)

  • lock_code2004lock_code2004 Perth
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    thanks for sharing @smartbrat..
    it is only with our difficulties, we can cherish more our triumphs in life..
    mas masarap daw talaga ang pinag-hirapan...

    tama, we should pay it forward.. goodluck po and god bless!!

    Sep 24, 2011 - IELTS (L-8 R-8 W-8 S-7.5 : OBS-8)
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    June 22, 2012 - Medicals Finalized | Aug 30, 2012 - PCCs Completed (PH, UAE, USA)
    Sep 3, 2012 - Visa Granted (IED Jun 11, 2013) Thank You Lord!
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  • maila031182maila031182 Sydney
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    wow! nakakainspire naman ang thread na to.. Kahit andito pa ako sa pinas and will depart soon na din, I am one those being paid forward :).. super thankful ako sa kanila... more blessings to all of us.. :)
  • sydneybluedsydneyblued Sydney
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    Joined: Nov 01, 2012
    @smartbrat thanks for sharing yung experience nyo... tama so inspiring! :)

    May 2011 - started collecting requirements | 05 Aug 2011 – ACS skill assessment submitted online | 27 Sep 2011 – ACS skill assessment result – Suitable | Oct 2011 - IELTS (L-7.5, R-7.5, W-7, S-6.5) | May 2012 – IELTS (L-8.5, R-8, W-6.5, S-7) | 04 July 2012 – EOI submitted | Sep 2012 – IELTS (L-8.0, R-6.5, W-7.5, S-7) | 01 Nov 2012 – SkillSelect invitation for Subclass 189 (60pts) | 04 Nov 2012 – 189 visa application lodged (3,060AUD) | 09 Nov 2012 - Acknowledgement received | 21 Nov 2012 – CO Allocated | 22 Nov 2012 – Request Checklist from CO for evidence of character and evidence of health | 26 Nov 2012 – Received a call in the office from OZ commission (COE verification) | 06 Dec 2012 – Medical exam at SATA CommHealth | 07 Dec 2012 – Singapore and Phil. NBI Police Clearance submitted to CO | 14 Dec 2012 – Visa Granted! --- Initial entry date: 20Nov2013 Thanks Lord!!!

  • YukishihYukishih Melbourne
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    Joined: Jan 27, 2012
    @LokiJr siguro nga. Pero okay naman sila kasi kasabay ko lagi. Maayos naman sila. Sobrang dami lang nila at maingay. Lagi kasi yun walang palya na naninigaw sa kanila. Or baka feeling ko lang.

    22May2012 Applied at Deakin University
    24May2012 Deakin University assessment
    11June2012 Offer Letter
    13June2012 Requested for Campus transfer
    03July2012 Approved Request for transfer with new offer
    12July2012 Sent hard copies of documents before payment of tuition Fee
    17July2012 Paid tuition Fee
    18July2012 Received eCoE
    30July2012 Filed visa application at VIA centre
    31July2012 Received sms acknowledgement from Australian Embassy
    01August2012 Medical Notification
    Medicals done for my whole family except for my U/A
    which is pending
    25August2012 e-Health uploaded to Australian Embassy
    31August2012 Visa Granted!
    01September2012 Received Confirmation

    That in all things GOD may be glorified!

  • 021607021607 Sydney
    Posts: 84Member
    Joined: Oct 22, 2012
    @smartbrat - You are right, God is loving and He has a beautiful plan laid out for each of us. We just have to remember and pray. And when we surpass our own hardships, it feels good to be able to pay it forward. Tama ka, let's all be blessings to others, especially new-comers. :)
  • icebreaker1928icebreaker1928 Sydney
    Posts: 1,446Member
    Joined: Apr 26, 2011
    So puwede bang inominate kong trabaho sa visa kunwari accountant tapos pagdating sa Australia --dahil wala pang local work exp, magtrabaho muna ako kunwari as call center agent?
    A 189/190 visa will allow you to work for any field... Kahit circus, pwede!

    Wife ko, she is an accountant but as much as possible, she wants a new field of work.
    gusto ko yang circus... pano ba magshift dun?
    kelangan b marunong kumain ng bubog hhehehe :-)
  • LittleBoyBlueLittleBoyBlue North Ryde
    Posts: 334Member
    Joined: Sep 03, 2012
    Makikisali din... :)

    Yes I agree, super hirap ang adjustment period. We are on 475 visa ng husband ko. Good thing lang is that before we arrived here, my husband got a job through online application (gumtree.com.au) and also we were able to get a sharing accommodation dito sa WA. We never thought that it would be difficult pa kase my husband already got a job na. Pero syempre siguro kelangan tlga ng challenges so that we appreciate our blessings more.

    Yung house pala na nakuha nmin is quite far from the city, where my husband's job is. Since wala pa nman kami pambili ng car, we just bought a bike for him. Hehehe. He works from 2pm to like 11pm or 12am sometimes and it a 30mins drive by bike. Every day I cry kase naawa ako sa husband ko. Hehehe. Super dilim pa ng dinadaanan nya sa gabi. Buti na lang by God's grace, wala nman syang na-encounter na masasamang loob.

    Aside from that, super nahirapan sya mag-adjust sa work nya. They are really rude with him noong una. Di pa nman kami sanay sa mga laging nagmumura, but i think that is a part of their lives tlga dito. We can't do anything, wala syang choice but to stay in the job kase wala pa nman akong job.

    While on this period, we just kept praying, truly nothing is impossible with the Lord. After 3 weeks namin dito, madami na rin kaming nakilalang pinoy. They are very helpful. Through them, we were able to buy a very cheap car- $1000. May 1 pinoy pa, tinuruan nya magdrive dito yung husband ko, yung mga basic road rules. So ngayon, di na nagbbike si hubby. :) Through prayers din, ok na yung relationship nya with his co-workers. Blessing din tlga yung mga pinoy dito, they gave us washing machine for free and even bread toaster and weekly supply of bread. hehehe. After 3 weeks din I already got a job. By the way, we arrived here pala Nov. 10, 2012.

    It was indeed a very difficult and sad experience, pero through prayers, hard work, and patience magiging ok din ang lahat. Just believe that God is a loving God, He allowed us to come here in Australia, hindi para pahirapan tayo but to bless us more. :)

    Sana with the hardships that we experienced when we're starting our life here, maintindihan din natin yung mga kabayan na bagong dating. Maging blessing din tayo sa mga nangangailangan ng tulong. :)

    ang ganda nman ng sharing mo, nkklakas ng loob.

    ICT Business Analyst - Visa 189 Granted Oct 2012

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