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28 Sep 2009
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Moving to Northern Ireland

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Herro,

 

After much difficulty finding stable/any work for over a year in the South of England, my esteem has hit an all time low. I have been played around by firms, and so I missed out on fulfilling an apprenticeship in a trade. Agencies won't even find me menial work as there is a backlog of applicants, and no one locally in IT or retail is employing me (most likely as I'm not a Vernon Kay of sorts). I have now considered moving to Northern Ireland for a change in both opportunity and scenery.

 

I have good friends there and like a couple of towns in particular. But is there any (useful) advice anyone can give me? It's because although I could stay for 2 months in someone's place I would likely have to resort to social housing after that for an indefinite period until I find some work. I'm familiar with the do's and don'ts in public, but not how to actually go about looking for work there. What agencies do you recommend? Where is there more of an influx of jobs? How does the rate of pay compare to the cost of living in different jobs? Can anyone advise?

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Re: Moving to Northern Ireland

Where abouts over here are ye comin' to?
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Re: Moving to Northern Ireland

Quite like Lisburn, Comber/Nards, the main city district of Belfast.
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Re: Moving to Northern Ireland

Other end of the country then.

Job Centre NI (http://www.jobcentreonline.com/JCOLFront/Home.aspx) will give you an idea of what is available over here at present.
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Re: Moving to Northern Ireland

Just as long as you stay away from the south :smileytongue:

 

 

 

 

 

:smileyvery-happy:

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Re: Moving to Northern Ireland


Pin-Pin-Ire wrote:

Just as long as you stay away from the south :smileytongue:

:smileyvery-happy:


 

Aw c'mon, the south is beautiful! Just, I wouldn't live there. I know nobody there.
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Re: Moving to Northern Ireland

The jongmeister is always about the north, whatever it is...

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May god have mercy on your soul :smileysad:

 

i wana get out of this place dunno why anyone would wana move here

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Roxas598 wrote:

May god have mercy on your soul :smileysad:

 

i'm trying to get out of this place dunno why anyone would wana move here


You wouldn't be saying that if Emma lived there :smileytongue:

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Pin-Pin-Ire wrote:

Roxas598 wrote:

May god have mercy on your soul :smileysad:

 

i'm trying to get out of this place dunno why anyone would wana move here


You wouldn't be saying that if Emma lived there :smileytongue:


nope i would be questioning these facts
1. how did someone from NI get to be a hollywood star
2. why would a hollywood star be living in a dump like this
and finally 3. where does she live i feel like becoming her postman 

 

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