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Employment / Re: Employment Visa Application
« Last post by arch_tish on September 24, 2018, 07:54:01 AM »
Thank you sir! Possible din po ba ma hire from direct employers even if your not in HK,pano po nla ginagawa interview? and are there filipino forums/websites for (transient) accomodations, wla pa ksi ako nkita dto na accomodations like sg style hehe ..salamat:)

I for one went through phone interview only but hindi ako architect so no idea.Depende siguro sa company.
Hindi  uso dito room sharing, meron pero usually magkakakilala na ng matagal.

Medyo mahirap makakuha ng Construction related job ngayon dito. Halos tanggalan ang mga kumpanya. Pero try mo din madg send ng CV. Anong work mo as Architect? May friend ako na Italian na nagwowork sa Architectural Design firm, may mga Pinoy siyang colleague. Ask ko siya pagbalik niya from holidays. Balikan kita dito pag may job opening sila.

Regarding sa room sharing, wala ngang ganun ditto (sabi nga ni Mackygoof). Flat sharing meron. Check mo sa geoexpat forum.








Ibang iba sa SG. Maliit at mahal renta dito.


Thanks sir! :-)

Marami sa Macau , archi openings. My cousins are there.




Thanks sir!! Noted...tatry ko din sa Macau soon pg wala makita sa HK :)
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Employment / Re: Employment Visa Application
« Last post by arch_tish on September 24, 2018, 07:43:21 AM »
Thank you sir! Possible din po ba ma hire from direct employers even if your not in HK,pano po nla ginagawa interview? and are there filipino forums/websites for (transient) accomodations, wla pa ksi ako nkita dto na accomodations like sg style hehe ..salamat:)

I for one went through phone interview only but hindi ako architect so no idea.Depende siguro sa company.
Hindi  uso dito room sharing, meron pero usually magkakakilala na ng matagal.

Medyo mahirap makakuha ng Construction related job ngayon dito. Halos tanggalan ang mga kumpanya. Pero try mo din madg send ng CV. Anong work mo as Architect? May friend ako na Italian na nagwowork sa Architectural Design firm, may mga Pinoy siyang colleague. Ask ko siya pagbalik niya from holidays. Balikan kita dito pag may job opening sila.

Regarding sa room sharing, wala ngang ganun ditto (sabi nga ni Mackygoof). Flat sharing meron. Check mo sa geoexpat forum.








Ibang iba sa SG. Maliit at mahal renta dito.


Thanks sir! :-)





Hi sir, sorrrrry took me long to reply :)... stil planning to go HK anytime this year or early nxt year after CNY. Architectural Assistant-(BIM-Revit Capable) po sir in SG almost 8 yrs ive also worked with Hassel Singapore, malaki din yata sila sa HK. Please keep me posted if you know of any openings sa field ko, gusto ko din e try iba nman hehe.

Mga mgkano po average rate ng room sa HK sir? Sg ko dati was around 900 to 1200 sgd for a common room (hdb), Solo..almost pareho lng po ba? thank you so much. :)
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New to Forum? Read here! / Re: Moving in HK from Dubai
« Last post by mackygoof on September 21, 2018, 06:47:13 AM »
Best to ask for 1 or 2 months provided accommodation or relocation package from the company. It's tricky to find a good unit here and some relocation allowance will help getting your stuff ship to HK.

Normally i recommend getting service apartment first so no contract binding and sufficient time to look for rental.
usually 1 year contract extendable to 2 years kasi mga units dito. need to pay the remaining rental amount if for some reason di mo tatapusin isang taon.

Best of luck!
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New to Forum? Read here! / Re: Moving in HK from Dubai
« Last post by yanasian on September 19, 2018, 11:13:37 AM »
I think 34k in not bad for first timer in HK.

We should married soon and hopefully can apply for dependent visa because I will work for sure, as we've always been in here.

Thanks for the breakdown, I made my own and thought we should be fine.

15k for housing & utilities
5k for food & transportation
4k for other expenses
10k for savings

We do not go to clubs anymore, we just like to stay at home at just watch movie. Cooking is his hubby. If I can work too would be an additional income. Focus nalang kame sa pag save ng money and investments. We do not mind the space for small flat but I think we still need to adjust because here in Dubai we really have huge flats.

Oh my! What a deposit! Haha glad you mentioned that. I wasn't planning on bringing much money in HK. Maybe half of our gratuity will just be for this 3mos deposit in a flat.

But thank you really. Atleast I have a crystal clear information about moving.

Cheers! :)



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New to Forum? Read here! / Re: Moving in HK from Dubai
« Last post by mackygoof on September 19, 2018, 07:08:54 AM »
As mentioned, the comfort salary level depends on the individual person.

If it were me, that salary is enough if i'm single. Since i'm married with kids, i would ask my wife to get a job as more than a quarter of that salary is already my unit rental.

You should be able to get a job here with dependent visa if that amount doesn't match the comfort level you looking for. two people working together is better.

To give you an example....
-My rental when i first arrive is 9k/mo for studio type unit. Now it's 13.5k/mo for 1 bedroom unit. If you're like some single people i know who like bigger space, it's around 25k/mo rental.
-cost of food is more or less  40hkd per meal.
-electricity is around 200hkd if you rarely stay at home. Now that i got kids, my electricity bill is around 1.3k
-phone bill with unlimited internet is ~300hkd/mo
- water bill is around 150hkd per quarter, mine is around hkd700 since i got family.
you do the math to verify if you still have some savings and for clubling expenses. :)

P.s. you need to prepare 2 months deposit and 1 month advance for renting unit over here. Chances are, you would go for agency also and that's half month  agency fee.
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New to Forum? Read here! / Re: Moving in HK from Dubai
« Last post by yanasian on September 18, 2018, 04:14:23 PM »
Actually he just finished his interview & assessment test, they said the salary will be at least more than twice of his current salary. They said 34k, maybe just to have an idea. We'll see for the final interview. But incase it really 34k? Is it enough?   
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New to Forum? Read here! / Re: Moving in HK from Dubai
« Last post by mackygoof on September 18, 2018, 09:51:06 AM »
i dont think there's official guideline to salary bracket to be able to sponsor a dependent visa.
It's just mentioned that the salary should be sufficient for living expenses to be able to sponsor.

I'd say ask for more if he could because the cost of living in HK is so expensive.

As for the salary range for comfort level, i'd say it depends on the person.
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New to Forum? Read here! / Moving in HK from Dubai
« Last post by yanasian on September 17, 2018, 04:19:31 PM »
Hello!

Nag-aapply palang po kame sa online ng bf ko. (Planning to get married soon). He has an interview tom and we don't know how much will be the expected salary. Currently he is earning 17,000.00HKD. Ask ko lang po anu yung enough salary para mabuhay ng maayos sa HK kasi wala talaga kame idea. If we get married & mag-dependent visa ako, how much po dapat yung salary nya?

Thanks po.. :)
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News and Event Announcements / Typhoon Mangkhut
« Last post by mackygoof on September 17, 2018, 10:11:51 AM »
Super Typhoon Mangkhut has now moved inland after wreaking havoc this past weekend.

Unfortunately sa Sunday ang Typhoon...may pasok tuloy sa office.  ;D ;D :P

hoping  everyone have come through this experience and are all well.
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Employment / Re: Employment Visa Application
« Last post by freedom on August 29, 2018, 07:44:30 PM »
Thank you!
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