creztor wrote:You've got a snowball's chance in hell of finding a computer related job. It wouldn't be impossible, but why hire the white guy when you can get a local serf to do your work for 18k a month, 12 hours a day? You'd be much better off to work overseas and then get posted to Taiwan if you wanted to work in some IT/computer related job.
headhonchoII wrote:Just work remotely as a freelancers/contractor.
creztor wrote:You'd work for 25k a month doing 10 hours a day? I am also pretty sure that there is a law that sets the minimum pay for certain fields for foreign workers. It is something like 40k+ a month. I would just use HH's advice above and work online/for yourself.
Brendon wrote:I'd be a bit less pessimistic. Lately there's an uptick in tech startups here, with more VC money around and good (small) companies looking for good engineers and paying them reasonably.
And even my first full-time programming job here in like 2004, when I was really a pretty crap developer, paid ~75k and had sensible hours.
The local guys earning 20 or 30k a month are earning that because it's what they're worth, frankly.
Go to tech and entrepreneurial meetups, have some side projects of your own and some portfolio work, and work hard at developing a serious specialty, and I think there's a reasonable chance of getting worthwhile work.
Smitty1219 wrote:Anyway I'm not claiming to be an expert, but I think the most important thing is being able to learn quickly while working on a project you're not familiar with.
Actually working for a smaller company is what I would prefer because it allows for better teamwork,
and more flexibility while developing projects.
Where do those companies usually post job offers?
I'm guessing I'd just have to Google around or physically go there, but if you have any tips let me know.
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