Old 06-16-2012, 05:40 AM #1
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Angry NOT moving to HongKong

Well, after seeing what is actually going on in HongKongs education system and edb net scheme both my wife and I decided to stay in Korea.

The pay when compared to the cost of housing and lack of medical service coverage does NOT look good at all.
I thought EDB wanted to hire (attract) NETs overseas to come work for them.... I would most likely be needing to take a loan to start teaching due the the rental system. heh... say whaa?


--- I don't know what I'll do at this point. Pretty sad end to what might have been the best experience in the last 5 years of our lives.

Sad day indeed.


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Old 06-16-2012, 05:58 AM #2
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Really, who wanted to pack up all that stuff anyway


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Well, after seeing what is actually going on in HongKongs education system and edb net scheme both my wife and I decided to stay in Korea.

The pay when compared to the cost of housing and lack of medical service coverage does NOT look good at all.
I thought EDB wanted to hire (attract) NETs overseas to come work for them.... I would most likely be needing to take a loan to start teaching due the the rental system. heh... say whaa?


--- I don't know what I'll do at this point. Pretty sad end to what might have been the best experience in the last 5 years of our lives.

Sad day indeed.
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BUT...
Could you pretend to be interested and get a paid for flight there to check out the place (and sight see too) before flying back and telling them that you're not interested ?

I was really looking forward to some pictures...
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Really, who wanted to pack up all that stuff anyway
? say what?

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Could you pretend to be interested and get a paid for flight there to check out the place (and sight see too) before flying back and telling them that you're not interested ?
I've got inside information and a brother that lives in Macau. He Knows HongKong well. It's currently going to sh!t thanks to the Chinese taking over the edb. A few expats in Macao told nothing but horror stories of poor working conditions over the past 2 years. Pay is declining.
3 years ago edb there payed well. Now they pay per contract hrs minus days off (cheaper), not pay per credentials and contract years. (everywhere else).
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