What’s turning me off from applying for a PR in Australia?

What’s turning me off from applying for PR in Australia?

Just a few points:

1. It takes a long time to actually get an answer on whether or not you get your PR. During the waiting period, it’ll be very hard to get a permanent/full-time employment anywhere.

2. You need to work in your nominated industry for a certain period of time. God knows I’m not too keen in being in the accounting profession. I was actually contemplating jobs related to the finance industry (trading, financial planning, and etc.) before proceeding to flying.

3. Unless you get a good-paying job, things can be rather expensive over here.

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Oprah Winfrey’s Inspiring Speech (Stanford University 2008 Commencement Address)

Previously, I posted the video of Steve Jobs’ inspiring speech.

Now, listen to Oprah Winfrey’s speech from 2008. It’s 30 minutes long, but it’s also most definitely worth your time.

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Steve Jobs’ Inspiring Speech (Stanford University 2005 Commencement Address)

Thanks to Boo for introducing this very inspiring video to me. It’s the video from YouTube of Steve Jobs’ (Apple Computers & Pixar Animation Studios) 2005 Stanford University Graduation Commencement Address/Speech.

I certainly could relate to pretty much 90% of what was said by Steve Jobs (besides the death part of course).

It’s a 15-minute video, so if you’ve got some time to spare, please watch it. It’s worth your time.

Anyway, below’s the video.

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Costs of running a car in Australia (Should I call Australia or Malaysia as home?)

The post relating to the costs of running a car in Malaysia is located here.

I only have an experience with running the car as stated below. As such, I will resort to using figures based on that car.

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Costs of running a car in Malaysia (Should I call Australia or Malaysia as home?)

In making the decision to either continue on staying in Australia or return to Malaysia, I have got to consider a number of things. One of them is to look at the costs of running and maintaining a car in both countries.

In this instance, we’ll look at a Proton Saga 1.3. As I have no experience whatsoever in maintaining a car in Malaysia, I have to use a lot of assumptions here. So, if you have much more accurate figures, do share with all of us yeah?

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Should I work in Malaysia or Australia? (Should I call Australia or Malaysia as home?)

The dreaded moment will soon arrive. I’ll be graduating hopefully by the end of this year. Questions upon questions of what’s going to happen and what am I going to do arise.

Before, I was so certain of getting my Permanent Residency in Australia, setting up my abode over there, get a job/set up a business, then only come back to Malaysia. Now however, with all the mumbo-jumbo about the financial crisis and other what-not, I am now not so sure anymore.

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