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Re: Work and other bits

Postby Sotos » Thu Dec 31, 2015 1:33 pm

It will be difficult to find a job and even if you do you shouldn't expect a salary anywhere close to what you can get in the UK. For "computer support" (I assume you mean replacing pc parts, installing software etc) you shouldn't expect a salary higher than 700 euro. You will have no problems with any of the other things you asked and you will have no problems with racism... Lordo is just talking bullshit as usual.
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Re: Work and other bits

Postby RichardB » Thu Dec 31, 2015 1:46 pm

Sotos wrote:It will be difficult to find a job and even if you do you shouldn't expect a salary anywhere close to what you can get in the UK. For "computer support" (I assume you mean replacing pc parts, installing software etc) you shouldn't expect a salary higher than 700 euro. You will have no problems with any of the other things you asked and you will have no problems with racism... Lordo is just talking bullshit as usual.


The job scene in Cyprus certainly is one of supply and demand.. When we were over in November doing some work on my sons house, he did a bit of research in the pafos area (he is a chef). He went around some of the larger hotels (cv in hand) and spoke to general managers/head chefs and was offered between 1200-1400euros a month.. A couple wanted him to start asap... Yet his wife, a fully qualified nurse (4 years training) would only be able to achieve around 800 euros a month..
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Re: Work and other bits

Postby Lordo » Thu Dec 31, 2015 2:57 pm

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Lordo wrote:if you have to work for others i would not move to southern cyprus. you will regret it. you will end up returning back to uk. only retired and wealthy people can have a chance there. you will find racism intolerable.


@Lordo Thanks for your post. I believe (or hope!) that my skillset will be suitable for work there, I just think I need to know more of the language before trying for a job than originally thought. Racism as an issue never really crossed my mind if I'm honest. How bad is it? I don't think I'm blatantly English, I have dark hair and tan very quickly, however I'm sure a local would be able to spot me from a mile away. Thanks for your input, I will take it into consideration. It was only going to be a six month trial to see how life is out there, if we like it we stay, if not, back to home soil.

even if you spoke good gc you will be discriminated against from your accent. it is the most racist place on earth. god help you if you need anything from the authorities. they will drive you spare unless you have brown envelopes of course filled with readies.
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Re: Work and other bits

Postby DrCyprus » Thu Dec 31, 2015 3:55 pm

Lordo wrote:
charliem431 wrote:
Lordo wrote:if you have to work for others i would not move to southern cyprus. you will regret it. you will end up returning back to uk. only retired and wealthy people can have a chance there. you will find racism intolerable.


@Lordo Thanks for your post. I believe (or hope!) that my skillset will be suitable for work there, I just think I need to know more of the language before trying for a job than originally thought. Racism as an issue never really crossed my mind if I'm honest. How bad is it? I don't think I'm blatantly English, I have dark hair and tan very quickly, however I'm sure a local would be able to spot me from a mile away. Thanks for your input, I will take it into consideration. It was only going to be a six month trial to see how life is out there, if we like it we stay, if not, back to home soil.

even if you spoke good gc you will be discriminated against from your accent. it is the most racist place on earth. god help you if you need anything from the authorities. they will drive you spare unless you have brown envelopes of course filled with readies.


When did you ever spend more than 48 hours on Cypriot soil?
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Re: Work and other bits

Postby charliem431 » Thu Dec 31, 2015 4:29 pm

RichardB wrote:
charliem431 wrote:
Lordo wrote:if you have to work for others i would not move to southern cyprus. you will regret it. you will end up returning back to uk. only retired and wealthy people can have a chance there. you will find racism intolerable.


@Lordo Thanks for your post. I believe (or hope!) that my skillset will be suitable for work there, I just think I need to know more of the language before trying for a job than originally thought. Racism as an issue never really crossed my mind if I'm honest. How bad is it? I don't think I'm blatantly English, I have dark hair and tan very quickly, however I'm sure a local would be able to spot me from a mile away. Thanks for your input, I will take it into consideration. It was only going to be a six month trial to see how life is out there, if we like it we stay, if not, back to home soil.


Charlie ignore Lordo he hasn't got a chip on his shoulder.. More of a sack of spuds.. Racism in Cyprus is no worse than any other European country.. Get over, enjoy the experience.. With the right attitude you,'ll be fine


@RichardB Thanks for posting Richard. Like I said, I haven't heard of any racism problems in Cyprus over here in England but I guess it would have to be a consideration. I have holidayed around Cyprus many times and have never had any trouble with local people/police enforcements etc. but like you said, racism is everywhere.

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Re: Work and other bits

Postby Get Real! » Thu Dec 31, 2015 6:01 pm

Sotos wrote:...For "computer support" (I assume you mean replacing pc parts, installing software etc)

No, a support person is part of the IT team of a non-IT company, who answers calls of non-IT colleagues and tries to sort out their internal workstation/network issues.

Ideally, software in companies are installed to workstations via administrative batch processes and there shouldn’t be a need for manual installs.
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Re: Work and other bits

Postby GreekIslandGirl » Thu Dec 31, 2015 7:19 pm

charliem431 wrote:
RichardB wrote:
charliem431 wrote:
Lordo wrote:if you have to work for others i would not move to southern cyprus. you will regret it. you will end up returning back to uk. only retired and wealthy people can have a chance there. you will find racism intolerable.


@Lordo Thanks for your post. I believe (or hope!) that my skillset will be suitable for work there, I just think I need to know more of the language before trying for a job than originally thought. Racism as an issue never really crossed my mind if I'm honest. How bad is it? I don't think I'm blatantly English, I have dark hair and tan very quickly, however I'm sure a local would be able to spot me from a mile away. Thanks for your input, I will take it into consideration. It was only going to be a six month trial to see how life is out there, if we like it we stay, if not, back to home soil.


Charlie ignore Lordo he hasn't got a chip on his shoulder.. More of a sack of spuds.. Racism in Cyprus is no worse than any other European country.. Get over, enjoy the experience.. With the right attitude you,'ll be fine


@RichardB Thanks for posting Richard. Like I said, I haven't heard of any racism problems in Cyprus over here in England but I guess it would have to be a consideration. I have holidayed around Cyprus many times and have never had any trouble with local people/police enforcements etc. but like you said, racism is everywhere.

Hope you have a good New Years.


Like the saner posters have said, you won't have any racism issues and it's a shame the evil Turk (Lordo) has done what Turks have unfortunately always done in Cyprus - ruin everything and spread nasty propaganda against our otherwise lovely, peaceful and most desirable island!

Perhaps check the British Bases for jobs too. The troops and their families would need PC repairs/equipment etc like everyone else.

Good luck. :D
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Re: Work and other bits

Postby Lordo » Fri Jan 01, 2016 12:09 pm

here is a bit of advice that should help you. if you have property in the uk do not sell and buy in cyprus. rent your property in the uk and rent in cyprus to begin with. there are plenty of english people who are sorry for selling their property in the uk and being unable to return. if you have no property in the uk, you have nothing to lose except you dignity at the hands of the lovely gcs who love foreigners to death.
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Re: Work and other bits

Postby Zenon33 » Fri Jan 01, 2016 3:24 pm

Lordo wrote:here is a bit of advice that should help you. if you have property in the uk do not sell and buy in cyprus. rent your property in the uk and rent in cyprus to begin with. there are plenty of english people who are sorry for selling their property in the uk and being unable to return. if you have no property in the uk, you have nothing to lose except you dignity at the hands of the lovely gcs who love foreigners to death.



You're crazy.
Take the Kryptonite.
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Re: Work and other bits

Postby Lordo » Fri Jan 01, 2016 4:19 pm

Zenon33 wrote:
Lordo wrote:here is a bit of advice that should help you. if you have property in the uk do not sell and buy in cyprus. rent your property in the uk and rent in cyprus to begin with. there are plenty of english people who are sorry for selling their property in the uk and being unable to return. if you have no property in the uk, you have nothing to lose except you dignity at the hands of the lovely gcs who love foreigners to death.



You're crazy.
Take the Kryptonite.

you boy need a bit of gypronite.
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