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HELP-to find job at UK

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1. Posted by jackd (Budding Member 2 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

I'm Firdaus from Malaysia. I planning to come to UK around June to work+holiday. So, the logical choice for me would be the working holidaymaker scheme. But the scheme had expired in some countries including mine. So the next best thing for me is to apply working visa.

But the problem is that the employer must apply the work permit for their prosective foreign employee. The question is how can I look for a job if I couldnt be there at the 1st place?

I've browsed throu some pages regarding some other working schemes but most of them only concerns UK based grads or already have work permit....

Anyway, u should smell it by now that the main problem is that my pocket aren't that fullfilling enough
for me to go there using 6 months visitor visa and then to come back again if I has a job.

Thanks for ur time reading this. Really appreaciates any help or advice.

Warm regards,

2. Posted by Q' (Travel Guru 1987 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

Yup. I have the same problem with UK work permits. And I have special experience and qualifications and UK references at my perspective employer. Still not easy.

Can't really help other than to offer a few words of support. Good luck!

3. Posted by Jase007 (Respected Member 8870 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

Hi there,
I know that the regulations regarding working within the UK have changed over the last couple of years.
I would suggest you sign up to an employment agentcy that relates to the industry you are qualified within. If there is a shortage of workers, they will help in sorting out the paperwork (but make sure it's a proper agancy as there are a few cons out there). It worked for one of the guys at work, as there is a shortage of engineers in the oil industry.
Sorry i can't help further, good luck.

4. Posted by klangeluk (Full Member 146 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

firdaus try the hsmp google that good luck

5. Posted by Jerrycrow (Full Member 165 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

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