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    Well after posting the thread on the expo Neil went and checked his emails.

    He has had an email from the guy at Alcatel- they have had a meeting with the go ahead for projects. This means on Monday he will be given permission to start the recruitment process (about 8 working days apparently) with Neil at the top of the list for a permanent role.

    So now feeling a bit happier and hopefully if this all comes together we should have an official job offfer allowing us to put in for visas in the next couple of weeks. Watch this space.
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    Thats Brilliant Beth
    Looks like things are working out now for yous.
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    That's fantastic news Beth, things are on the up
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    At last they've got their act together. Brilliant news. Hope there's no more delays and Neil can get on with his new job and you can get on with your new life.


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    That's great news. So all those weeks of patience finally paid off (fingers crossed)
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    That's fantastic news Beth .. have got EVERYTHING crossed that they come up with a job offer for Neil.

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    Best of luck to Neil. Let's hope they've got it all together this time. (Knocking wood and holding thumbs).
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    Well still haven't heard anythingf from good old Alcatel/Telecom

    On the up side- Neil had an interview this morning for a different telecoms company- he wasn't very happy with it but they have a couple of others to see so said they would let him know next Friday.

    He also has an interview arranged for Wednesday- it is a big job that he feels he has no chance but hey- there must be something appealing to them or they wouldn't see him.

    Will keep you posted.
    Flights booked for 24th March 2008!
    Landed in Wellington 26th March 2008!!

    Job Offer Received 9th July 2008!

    Temp Work Permit application submitted 11th July 2008!
    Temp Work Permit approved 4th August 2008!

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    EOI Selected 16th July 2008!
    EOI 'Successful' 1st August 2008!
    ITA Received 8th August 2008!
    ITA Aplication accepted 26th September!

    APROVED in Principle 10th June 2009!!!!
    Residency Visa issued 7th July 2009!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ebianca View Post
    Well still haven't heard anythingf from good old Alcatel/Telecom
    Sheesh! They are really hard work. If they are like this with taking on people, I dread to think what they're like to actually work for .

    Poor Neil, he deserves better treatment than this.
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