Sanctuary being torn down. We need your help!!! - click here for details
You can also visit TheSanctuaryTaiwan.org - click here to go to their contact page

Working Holiday Jobs?

Moderator: John

Re: Working Holiday Jobs?

Postby monokuro » 26 Mar 2012, 15:32

stickyfingers85 wrote:Information is hard to come by as the Visa was only introduced 1st Jan 2012 for both Taiwanese visiting UK and the other way around

You do get an ARC, in fact its part of the Visa rule that you apply to get one within 15 days of arrive in Taiwan

I believe a max of 1000 Taiwanese can get the visa each year to visit UK, but I am not sure if there is a restriction on the number of British Citizens visiting the Taiwan

http://www.taiwanembassy.org/ct.asp?xIt ... 32&xp1=132


Curses - I turned 31 on the 22nd of Jan - wish they had publicised it a bit more, I'd have snapped that up!
monokuro
Shoe-wielding Legislator (huīwǔ xiézi de lìfǎ wěiyuán)
Shoe-wielding Legislator (huīwǔ xiézi de lìfǎ wěiyuán)
 
Posts: 252
Joined: 29 Jul 2011, 10:26
Location: Taipei
6 Recommends(s)
4 Recognized(s)



Re: Working Holiday Jobs?

Postby 914 » 02 Apr 2012, 13:29

http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/ ... 2003529322

This article in the Taipei Times today mentions how the Working Holiday Visa Program is not, well, working very well. All the quota for Taiwanese youth to work abroad are met quickly, but the number of foreign youth coming to Taiwan is minimal. No short term jobs available for foreign workers sums it up.

I had never even heard about this program, never seen it advertised in magazines, in schools in Canada, etc.
Messages are sent from my iPad so if you find any errors, you may keep them. Myspacebarhasissues.
Forumosan avatar
914
Lost Winning Lotto Ticket (zhòngjiǎng cǎiquàn nòngdiū le)
Lost Winning Lotto Ticket (zhòngjiǎng cǎiquàn nòngdiū le)
 
Posts: 2852
Joined: 01 Jun 2004, 16:11
Location: YVR to SFO to TPE; Now in semi-retirement in Sky Mother
35 Recommends(s)
38 Recognized(s)



Re: Working Holiday Jobs?

Postby tsukinodeynatsu » 03 Apr 2012, 22:13

914 wrote:http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/archives/2012/04/02/2003529322

This article in the Taipei Times today mentions how the Working Holiday Visa Program is not, well, working very well. All the quota for Taiwanese youth to work abroad are met quickly, but the number of foreign youth coming to Taiwan is minimal. No short term jobs available for foreign workers sums it up.

I had never even heard about this program, never seen it advertised in magazines, in schools in Canada, etc.


They did quite a bit of advertising in Australia the first year. They also have a really good website which stopped being updated after the second year.

You know what they could do? A youth hostel workers' programme. Open up a bunch of decent hostels/accommodations all around Taiwan (in weird, out of the way spots too) and only hire working holiday makers. Cap the quota at like, double the amount of people you'd need to hire to ensure all the spots were filled or something.
tsukinodeynatsu
Mandarin Marvel (Guóyǔ gāoshǒu)
Mandarin Marvel (Guóyǔ gāoshǒu)
 
Posts: 1816
Joined: 10 Jun 2009, 14:40
Location: Tainan
57 Recommends(s)
65 Recognized(s)



Re: Working Holiday Jobs?

Postby Taiwan Luthiers » 04 Apr 2012, 10:13

914 wrote:http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/archives/2012/04/02/2003529322

This article in the Taipei Times today mentions how the Working Holiday Visa Program is not, well, working very well. All the quota for Taiwanese youth to work abroad are met quickly, but the number of foreign youth coming to Taiwan is minimal. No short term jobs available for foreign workers sums it up.

I had never even heard about this program, never seen it advertised in magazines, in schools in Canada, etc.


I am guessing at 100nt an hour, who would come and work here? You can get 6 times that working abroad. It's hard work but the reward is there...

Only ones who will come here is those who have an interest in Asia.

But according to the TT article, that there are no farms or orchids to work at... I call that BS. Almost all fruits except for Apples and Oranges are grown in Taiwan and somebody has to tend to those. The problem is nobody in Taiwan even knows that people can come here on a working holiday visa so they don't do anything about it. Hell I didn't even know that people can come to Taiwan on a working holiday visa.
Cat-gut strings are made from kitten guts, stretched out to near breaking point and then hardened with grue saliva. As a result these give a feeling of Pain and anguish whenever played, and often end up playing themselves backwards as part of satanic rituals.

Typhoon Guitars
http://www.typhoonguitars.com
Taiwan Luthiers
Presidential Advisor (zǒng tǒng gù wèn)
Presidential Advisor (zǒng tǒng gù wèn)
 
Posts: 3027
Joined: 05 Mar 2009, 15:15
1 Recommends(s)
89 Recognized(s)



FRIENDLY REMINDER
   Please remember that Forumosa is not responsible for the content that appears on the other side of links that Forumosans post on our forums. As a discussion website, we encourage open and frank debate. We have learned that the most effective way to address questionable claims or accusations on Forumosa is by engaging in a sincere and constructive conversation. To make this website work, we must all feel safe in expressing our opinions, this also means backing up any claims with hard facts, including links to other websites.
   Please also remember that one should not believe everything one reads on the Internet, particularly from websites whose content cannot be easily verified or substantiated. Use your common sense and do not hesitate to ask for proof.
Previous




Proceed to Working in Taiwan



Who is online

Forumosans browsing this forum: No Forumosans and 1 visitor

I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read and all the friends I want to see -- JOHN BURROUGHS