The perils of job hunting in Vancouver

Posted by on Apr 25, 2013 in Settling In, Vancouver | 9 comments

Weeks before we left for Vancouver I had already started looking for work out here, I even applied for a few jobs from the UK. I naively thought that once we got here it would be quite easy to get a job. The reality is that it’s become the bane of my life at the moment. For someone who is here on a temporary workers visa it’s nigh on impossible to even get an interview for a job that you want. I think this is the longest I’ve...

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Decisions, decisions…

Posted by on Oct 22, 2012 in Getting There, Vancouver | 0 comments

It’s now just less than 5 months until we leave, and the excitement is building every day! I think about the move around every 10 seconds. If we had the money now, I’m pretty sure that we would just go! But it’s really not that long away, and it just makes it all the more exciting. We have created a forum for people who have applied/are applying through the IEC programme, hopefully it’ll take off and we’ll get loads of users! There...

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