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what did you smoke this morning?
Or how much longer is your hubby away on business?.
Me? I'm all organic all of the time, baby. I just have a broad enquiring mind. And JagWaugh sets things up just so perfectly...

Mr Rufus has been back since Friday. Poor Lucky man.

I get cabin fever and it's windy out: upsets the inner ear which is why the kids go wappy after playing outside in the wind. True Fact.
Ish.

What's on offer? What do you want? It would have to be after your normal working hours hours so you can still afford to eat and pay rent.

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Old 22.02.2017, 15:06
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I'm mainly looking for a part-time teaching role: rarer than rocking horse poo. And even when they are advertised, and I apply... and interview, I find they actually want full time and appoint accordingly. Which. Is. Not. What. They. Advertised. In. The. First. Instance. Grr.

I have three jobs in my field, they just don't pay consistently because of their nature.

I'm not sure where you are located, but Rudolf Steiner in BeO is looking for an English teacher part-time and the English School is Hasliberg has a few positions open.
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Old 22.02.2017, 15:11
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Also, how do I thank people for their posts? I see I've been thanked (what for, God only knows, since I've only whined about my first world problems on this thread), and I'd like thank people who are helping me out.
The rule here is to invite everyone who you'd like to thank for a lavish dinner.

LiB is partial to KFC and Night Train (Both by the Bucket)
RufusB is partial to PBJ sandwiches, but you have to cut them exactly right.
Curley likes Lamb, and a nice sweet dessert.
ZuriRollt loves Stuffed Cornish Hen (or anything she doesn't have to cook herself)
Trollemor likes Poutine.
A simple Chateau Briand will suffice for me.

As to Phos... well, he doesn't really like anything, but it does liven things up when he puts a lampshade on his head and recites the Gettysburg address in Polish.

No worries about the bother. Roegner really enjoys washing up.
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Old 22.02.2017, 15:13
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Don't tell her, she'll start groaning at us!!
mssims: After a certain amount of posts (no I can not translate certain into a number) you see the "thanks" button in the posts (the groan buttons don't work, they send you straight to nirvana ) and also the "edit" button in your own posts, but those only show for a certain time (yet not the same number as for the amount of posts)
Oh, and by the way, there are a lot of rules and how things work to read in the support-section of this forum. That will kill an other few hours of your day.
Haha!!! I'm not that kind of lady! I won't groan... unless you deserve it

Funny enough, my groan and thanks buttons just magically appeared! Woohoo!!!

Thanks for the link, I'll be off now to do my homework! Don't want to step on any toes... Some people around here are sensitive.
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Old 22.02.2017, 15:16
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I'm not sure where you are located, but Rudolf Steiner in BeO is looking for an English teacher part-time and the English School is Hasliberg has a few positions open.
Thank you very much but I'm not in CH any more and the commute would be a little much! A kind thought though.

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The rule here is to invite everyone who you'd like to thank for a lavish dinner.

LiB is partial to KFC and Night Train (Both by the Bucket)
RufusB is partial to PBJ sandwiches, but you have to cut them exactly right.
Curley likes Lamb, and a nice sweet dessert.
ZuriRollt loves Stuffed Cornish Hen (or anything she doesn't have to cook herself)
Trollemor likes Poutine.
A simple Chateau Briand will suffice for me.

As to Phos... well, he doesn't really like anything, but it does liven things up when he puts a lampshade on his head and recites the Gettysburg address in Polish.

No worries about the bother. Roegner really enjoys washing up.

I'll have you know, Sir, that's it's called jam where I hail from. Jelly is something else entirely.

OK. Enjoy your day folks. I have to go and hose Little Rufus down: she's insisted on eating her fromage frais solo. A little does indeed go a long way. My elbow, for example.
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Old 22.02.2017, 15:18
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The rule here is to invite everyone who you'd like to thank for a lavish dinner.

LiB is partial to KFC and Night Train (Both by the Bucket)
RufusB is partial to PBJ sandwiches, but you have to cut them exactly right.
Curley likes Lamb, and a nice sweet dessert.
ZuriRollt loves Stuffed Cornish Hen (or anything she doesn't have to cook herself)
Trollemor likes Poutine.
A simple Chateau Briand will suffice for me.

As to Phos... well, he doesn't really like anything, but it does liven things up when he puts a lampshade on his head and recites the Gettysburg address in Polish.

No worries about the bother. Roegner really enjoys washing up.
Wow, sounds like you guys really know each other well! I'll be sure to invite you to a lavish dinner when I make a Swiss paycheck! Lol!! (that will probably be never, the rate I'm going. Unless someone here wants to set me up, then you bet your ass you'll be eating KFC till the chickens come home!)
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Old 22.02.2017, 15:20
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No worries about the bother. Roegner really enjoys washing up.


Nice try, nice try!
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Old 22.02.2017, 15:20
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I'll have you know, Sir, that's it's called jam where I hail from. Jelly is something else entirely.
Perhaps the J in that acronym didn't get translated correctly on it's way through the internet... As sent, it stood for "Jam". Please check your browser settings.
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Old 22.02.2017, 15:21
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Old 22.02.2017, 15:23
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Perhaps the J in that acronym didn't get translated correctly on it's way through the internet... As sent, it stood for "Jam". Please check your browser settings.
Interweb settings adjusted. Browser duly chastised. Thanking you.

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Old 22.02.2017, 15:43
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Okay, let's try and bring some sanity to this thread shall we?

mssims, you need to realise that as a non-EU national you're last in the jobs queue; priority is given to Swiss/EU nationals. So finding something in communications that requires English only in a country where English isn't an official language is going to be pretty difficult. There'll be plenty of Swiss/EU nationals with similar skills/experience as you who not only speak a Swiss language (or two), but also English.

Also any Swiss employer has to prove they can't find a Swiss/EU national they can hire and that costs them time and money. The non-EU hiring criteria is outlined here:

https://www.sem.admin.ch/sem/en/home...zulassung.html

IF you're lucky enough to find an employer who'll try to get a permit for you it'll take several months so you will have to leave Switzerland to await the decision. As you'll need to apply for a Type D visa to be able to enter Switzerland long term, you'll most likely need to do this in Canada as I assume you have no residential status in any other country.

Also, since the vote to curb EU immigration back in February 2014, even more emphasis has been put on employing people who are either Swiss or hold a Swiss permit to live/work here. Which means many employers now say that only B or C permit holders need apply.

So employment opportunities are going to be difficult - what are your other options. You have two choices: marry the bf (way too early in the relationship to be even considering that) or possibly the concubine permit. The problem with that is a) the Swiss will be looking for a long term, committed relationship of at least a year or more and b) your bf has to agree to be financially responsible for you for 5 years.

It's no good your bf saying it'll be fine because it won't. He likely has no idea how difficult it is for you to find work here and probably is making the assumption that you can just ask for a permit because you're living with him. Sorry, doesn't work that way in Switzerland. They don't really do unmarried hetrosexual couples - hence the concubine permit. But it's unlikely they'd issue one unless they can be convinced that the relationship will lead to a marriage in the not too distant future. At the moment as far as the Swiss authorities are concerned you're single and therefore if you want a permit you have to show you can either financially support yourself or that you have a pre-approved Swiss employment contract.

Two weeks isn't long to be looking for a job so don't give up hope yet. But that is another problem in Switzerland - quick turnaround of applications doesn't happen that often. It can take months and you're back to having to leave Switzerland because your 90 day tourist status has run out.
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Old 22.02.2017, 15:43
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Sorry, I haven't read the whole thread. Its probably already been mentioned, my advise is to get out of Zofingen as often as you can. Make some friends in Zurich!
Go back to the Trump thread, we got this Phos!
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Hehehe. The keyholes would have to be a better height wouldn't they? And then there'd be the inevitable discussion about standardised diameters being discriminatory etc etc.
I can already imagine the argument: "this is discriminatory, I really needed an extra-large size!".
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I'm not sure where you are located, but Rudolf Steiner in BeO is looking for an English teacher part-time and the English School is Hasliberg has a few positions open.
Who is English school Hasliberg?
Are you talking about Ecole d'Humanité?
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Okay, let's try and bring some sanity to this thread shall we?

mssims, you need to realise that as a non-EU national you're last in the jobs queue; priority is given to Swiss/EU nationals. So finding something in communications that requires English only in a country where English isn't an official language is going to be pretty difficult. There'll be plenty of Swiss/EU nationals with similar skills/experience as you who not only speak a Swiss language (or two), but also English.

Also any Swiss employer has to prove they can't find a Swiss/EU national they can hire and that costs them time and money. The non-EU hiring criteria is outlined here:

https://www.sem.admin.ch/sem/en/home...zulassung.html

IF you're lucky enough to find an employer who'll try to get a permit for you it'll take several months so you will have to leave Switzerland to await the decision. As you'll need to apply for a Type D visa to be able to enter Switzerland long term, you'll most likely need to do this in Canada as I assume you have no residential status in any other country.

Also, since the vote to curb EU immigration back in February 2014, even more emphasis has been put on employing people who are either Swiss or hold a Swiss permit to live/work here. Which means many employers now say that only B or C permit holders need apply.

So employment opportunities are going to be difficult - what are your other options. You have two choices: marry the bf (way too early in the relationship to be even considering that) or possibly the concubine permit. The problem with that is a) the Swiss will be looking for a long term, committed relationship of at least a year or more and b) your bf has to agree to be financially responsible for you for 5 years.

It's no good your bf saying it'll be fine because it won't. He likely has no idea how difficult it is for you to find work here and probably is making the assumption that you can just ask for a permit because you're living with him. Sorry, doesn't work that way in Switzerland. They don't really do unmarried hetrosexual couples - hence the concubine permit. But it's unlikely they'd issue one unless they can be convinced that the relationship will lead to a marriage in the not too distant future. At the moment as far as the Swiss authorities are concerned you're single and therefore if you want a permit you have to show you can either financially support yourself or that you have a pre-approved Swiss employment contract.

Two weeks isn't long to be looking for a job so don't give up hope yet. But that is another problem in Switzerland - quick turnaround of applications doesn't happen that often. It can take months and you're back to having to leave Switzerland because your 90 day tourist status has run out.
Yeah, that's depressingly accurate. All I can do is hope for the best and take one step at a time. If it doesn't work, it doesn't work.
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Go back to the Trump thread, we got this Phos!
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Old 22.02.2017, 19:29
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Huh? Which one of you Mods let him out?

Nobody, he's pretty nifty with a paperclip.
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Nobody, he's pretty nifty with a paperclip.
Hope it didn't hurt.
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