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Questions tagged [employment]

Questions regarding obtaining employment for an expat or in a different country.

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Can I work in Germany for 6 months to a year although I have a criminal record (impaired driving). I am from Canada

I have been with my company for 8 years. I have been offered to work at our Headquarters in Germany. It would be for 6 months to a year. I am a Canadian citizen and I was convicted of impaired driving ...
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How can a US company regularly pay an overseas contractor?

I'm doing independent contract work for a small US company, remotely. I am not a US citizen nor resident, and do not have a US bank account. The company occasionally pays me sums of a few thousand ...
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Multiple Non-Immigrant B visas for Thailand?

Is is possible to have multiple non-Immigrant category B visas for employment for Thailand at the same time? I got an employment offer from a company in Thailand, and applied for a non-Immigrant ...
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Can you work as a stateless person in Scotland? [duplicate]

I can't seem to get a straight answer on this. Can you work if you are a stateless person and file for residency? They give you identification paperwork, so I don't see why not. But.......
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China Z visa: what happens if I quit the job during probation period?

I have changed my plans and I don't want to work in China. It is my probation period and I want to quit in 3 days. I did not get a residence permit and I came here on the 10th of October with a Z visa....
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Change of employer (within 2 years) for non-EU citizen having Blue Card

I am an Indian IT professional who currently lives in Poland. I came to Poland on March 17 (with a work permit), and got my Blue Card on August 17; it is valid until August 2020. I got an offer from ...
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Changing jobs in national visa

I am a non EU national currently working in Germany and in my 3rd month here. I am qualified to apply for EU Blue card but I have not started the process yet. Due to certain personal circumstances ...
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Cancelling non-immigrant B visa without going to Thailand

I am from India. I applied for a non-immigrant B visa from VFS. It took 2 days and the visa was approved. The next day I got better opportunities (which will help me in my growth and carrier) from ...
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Am I allowed to get income from Google AdSense based on OPT authorization if my major is computer science? [closed]

I am a recently graduated F-1 student in the US and I have already gotten approved post-completion OPT. My major was computer science. I have 3 questions about Google AdSense income in the US. I ...
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I need an employment letter for immigration but I'm a freelancer

I've been programming for more than 10 years, professionally for more than 5 years. I'm a computer scientist applying for immigration to Canada. An employment letter is required. For most of my life, ...
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Non-EU (Indian) citizen living in the Netherlands and working in Belgium

My wife has been working and living in the Netherlands for the last 8 months; is an Indian citizen; has a residence (and work) permit for the Netherlands. while I myself have been working and ...
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Standard format of resignation letter in Germany

I've an infinite contract with a company and now I wish to leave that company. Is there any standard format of resignation letter I should sign? The letter which I got from HR states as below, please ...
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Transfer I-485 basis from EB-1b (employer-based) to EB1-A (self petition)?

My previous company filed EB-1b for me, and it is pending. But I was laid off two months ago (it is now pending more than 180 days and they didn't withdraw it- I was laid off before 180 days though). ...
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AC21 to port my approved I-140 to a job of similar description

My employment-based I-485 (EB1-b) is now passing 180 days. I did not yet find a job within my H1B grace period. So I'm planning to use my EAD for possible jobs, and use AC21 for porting my approved I-...
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Do I need to be employed at the moment of AOS interview for my employment-based EB1?

I just received a notice from USCIS for my employment-based EB1b green card interview, set for mid-April. I already left my previous job, and am currently unemployed, searching for another job. ...
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Change employer and address during pending I-485

I've left my previous company during my pending I-485 (which is pending 150 days now, filed on Oct. 18, 2017). I'm in Texas now, but will possibly go to California for my new job. Do I need to inform ...
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Nanny entering on a former B1/B2 visa

We are US citizens that typically reside overseas. We are back in the USA for 9 months and would like to bring our current nanny with us to the USA. She has a 10 year B1/B2 visa that she obtained 8 ...
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Mile stones in my EB1-B Green Card application

I recently left a company sponsoring my Green Card through EB1-b. Now my question is regarding the Green Card application and the next mile stones. The process was taken care of through a law firm ...
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H1b visa after job termination

I was fired from the company a few days ago. I was under H1b where they applied for EB1-B employment based category for me. In July/August 2017, my I-140 was approved. Then we applied for I-485 in mid-...
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Employer green card sponsorship after job termination

I've been told to leave the company yesterday. My question is regarding the Green Card application. I've been sponsored for EB1-B employment based category. In July/August 2017, my I-140 was approved (...
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Can Freelance Writers be authorized to work in the US?

I'm a freelance writer and was looking at applying to more companies. Some of them specify an authorisation to work in the US. I'm a legal resident of India. So what does this mean for me? I don't ...
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Am I allowed to quit without notice during my pregnancy in Germany?

I have a job that needs a notice of "3 Monate zum Quartalsende" or 3 Months to the End of the Quarter. And since I am already pregnant that is a pretty long time to wait (a new quarter just started so ...
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ACS skilled employment criteria for 2 years university degree

According to ACS (Australian Computer Society) booklet named "Skills Assessment Guidlines for Applicants - Augost 2017" All relevant work experience completed after the Skill Level Requirement Met ...
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Australia visa: skilled employment of two jobs at the same time

For the Skilled visa (189 - Skilled Independant or 190 - Skilled Sponsor) does having 2 jobs at the same time count as twice the time length or not? I am a software programmer, let's say I've been ...
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Singapore Employment Pass - age limitation

I am a US citizen. My employer is shutting its US legal entity, which hired me, effective 31 December 2017, and I am seeking transfer to its Singapore entity. I could be eligible for an employment ...
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Employment in UK [closed]

I recently visited UK and I like it there. I am thinking of moving, working there, hopefully for good. Does anyone here know any company who are looking for Sales people in FMCG industry who are ...
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Blue-sky contract negotiations with a small US startup - what to put in there?

I'm an Israeli expat researcher in the Netherlands, and I'm about to get an offer from a tech company based in Texas. The offer will initially be to work remotely, and at some point (probably when/if ...
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My sister has been offered a job in the US and they want to sponsor her, but would she get the job or not in the US? [closed]

I'm 36, from Bedfordshire, United Kingdom (Luton, actually). My sister's 34 and has worked across the country as a lap-dancer at various lap-dance bars, nightclubs etc. for the past 13 years now. She'...
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What penalty would I incur if I violate the resignation notice period?

I want to resign after 6 years employment in Germany, in order to move back to my homeland. However, I cannot comply with the 3-months notice period. My contract states that: In case of ...
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How many days can I work in the U.K. without changing my country of employment?

My spouse has taken a two year assignment in London and I plan to continue my U.S. employment, spending time in both the U.K. and the U.S. I have a Tier 2 Partner Visa but would like to keep working ...
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What are the logistics and taxation ramifications of working remotely for a US company while living in Norway?

It seems like every expat scenario is little different. Here's mine. My husband and I are both US citizens and have never lived outside of the US. I have a 3 year full time position with the Norwegian ...
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Does it make sense for foreign research assistants (HiWis) in German universities to voluntarily contribute to Rentenversicherung (pension scheme)?

I am about to sign a contract with the university that I'm currently studying in as a research assistant (HiWi). It seems that since the hours and salaries are below a legal standard, I am not ...
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Remote Work in Norway

Currently I work remotely in the US as a salaried employee for a US company. My wife is considering a job in Norway which will last at least 3 years. Other than the obvious timezone change, what legal,...
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Permanent residency catch 22 : Can't get a job for PR, can't get PR without a job

I'm currently studying business (marketing) in Australia and I think I've hit a snag. I love it here and want to work here after graduation on a full time basis, but nobody wants to hire me because I ...
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Quitting a job after signing the contract in Germany

I have completed my Master's in Germany. I have got an offer from a company, which I should accept within 5 days. There is positive feedback from another company, but no offer has been made yet and it ...
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Salary structure in Canada

For a permanent employee position, I received an offer letter from an Employer. This is my first job in Canada. Offer letter mentions, Annual base salary as 1234 CAD subject to statutory ...
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Is proof of fund not required if you have arranged employment in Canada?

I read here that previously one either needed proof of funds or arranged employment. However, when I took the online evaluation of whether I can move to Canada without funds but with arranged ...
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Graduating Canadian F-1 Student: TN vs. OPT [closed]

I am a Canadian student graduating from a US university. As far as I know, I have two visa options when it comes employment in the industry: F-1 OPT and TN. What are the advantages and disadvantages ...
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Changing employer while on TN

I am a Canadian citizen working in the U.S. on a TN visa. I am changing my job (employer). Would I need to reenter the U.S. on a new TN visa? There is a gap between the end date of my previous job and ...
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Internship in Netherlands

I have received interest from a Dutch company in the Netherlands that wishes to hire me as an Intern. The company is in civil engineering research and development. I am not a student and a non-EU ...
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Do I need to change my residence status in the NL?

I am in the Netherlands as a Skilled Migrant worker (Kennismigrant). My residence permit expires in 2020. Since moving here, I've decided to change employers. My new employer is not set up to sponsor ...
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In the Netherlands, am I obligated to refund a previous employer for missing deductions?

The situation is next one. My previous employer made a mistake and instead of deducting 300 EUR a month for my train subscription, they were paying me it extra. I treated this amount as their ...
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Can I legally back out on a job offer after accepting?

I'm a US citizen living in the Netherlands with an indefinite work contract and work permit. I'm looking for new work, and I want to understand my legal rights once I have either verbally accepted a ...
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Can a US citizen work remotely for a US company while studying in Czech Republic on a student visa?

I am a US citizen wishing to study for my master's degree in the Czech Republic. I have BS in computer science, so I would almost definitely qualify as a skilled worked for a Blue Card if that would ...
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Employment Continuation if UK Tier 2 Sponsor/Company in Liquidation

I have a Uk Tier 2 Sponsorship visa from Employer. However recently I have seen that the company status has changed to IN LIQUIDATION from Active . However still I have never received any confirmation ...
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Moving to the Netherlands while working for a UK company

I work for a company based in the UK but I'm very fortunate to be in a position where I work predominantly from home (with a meeting or two at the office each month). As I can do my job from anywhere ...
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Working as a freelancer in France

I am an EU citizen (not French) currently living in France and working for a French employer. I do not need or have a work permit or residence card to do this. My non-EU-citizen spouse (who needs a ...
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Forgot to notify Immigration Bureau of Japan about job transfer

Today I find out that I'm supposed to notify the Immigration Bureau of Japan within 14 days of my job transfer. I'm about 1 month late now, am I toasted?
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Can stateless individuals in the European Union legally reside and work there?

I am curious if anyone has found a solution to staying in the E.U. as a stateless person, with rights to reside and work? A U.S. citizen is allowed to formally renounce their U.S. citizenship at any U....
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Can I teach maths classes for children in my apartment?

I have US H4 EAD. Can I take maths classes in my apartment. If so,is there any limit of children. Mine is a single bedroom apartment.