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How’s the nightlife? Isn’t alcohol limited in some ME nations? You said there some bad chicks out there, do you find them more or less open than chicks back home. Especially considering they’re in a foreign country.
 

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How’s the nightlife? Isn’t alcohol limited in some ME nations? You said there some bad chicks out there, do you find them more or less open than chicks back home. Especially considering they’re in a foreign country.
Alcohol is banned in some countries, not in others. Most people in my neck of the woods drive to Bahrain, which is a small nearby country that is very liberal; drinking, pork, prostitution, all them shyts is green lit. Many hotels there, 4-5 star, and most have "brunches" (day parties in their dining areas where they serve alcohol and live music), and then many lounges in surrounding areas that vary (the mixed crowd ones with white music, the "black" clubs with hip hop, and some more high end ones where it's a lot of locals and stricter dress codes).

A lot of the prostitutes infest the black clubs.. but again these girls are 22-32 year old asian and eritrean girls who look like ig models but they are straight up prostitutes, comin from poor countries hoping to make a lick off us expats. Tbh, the mixed crowd spots are better (even tho the music is wack/white) because any chick/bad chick you see there is actually a career woman.

The bad chicks are more open from what I've observed but also much more likely to already have a dude (or have several hawking them) unless they're just fresh out the plane and you came across them first. All the expats make money, and everyone knows the Americans make the most/have the best package, so it's not like in the USA where there may be some question as to whether you got something going for yourself or not, in her eyes. She knows and everyone knows that everyone making money, or else we all wouldn't be here. So i think your charm and looks play a larger part.
 

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How much longer you see yourself out there?
5-10 years. 10 years i'd have made well over a million and, if i do my due diligence in investing during that time, i may be in a good spot making enough passive income to maybe i don't have to work. Or i go back to the states and work a relatively stress free job on some semi-retired tip... or just fully focus on business venture. Idk. But i know 10 years is more than enough time income to do major damage with, i just have to do my research in what all i can/should do with the cash.

hence why i post/lurk this 6 figga subforum :ehh:
 

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Do you think they'd accept a recent graduate or even some type of internship?
Probably not, tbh.

For a couple companies there was a major cybersecurity attack 7-8 years ago that made them prioritize IT personnel and so a few IT expat guys got scooped up straight outta grad school because they could speak the lingo of what preventive and corrective actions they'd take to improve security vs hackers. Basically they killed it in their interview and the companies were desperate for the expertise.

But that was a pretty unique situation. For the most part they want their locals to have the internships and the professional development cultivation; they want the expats to be older professionals or very skilled ones who can hit the ground running and lowkey mentor the young locals.
 

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5-10 years. 10 years i'd have made well over a million and, if i do my due diligence in investing during that time, i may be in a good spot making enough passive income to maybe i don't have to work. Or i go back to the states and work a relatively stress free job on some semi-retired tip... or just fully focus on business venture. Idk. But i know 10 years is more than enough time income to do major damage with, i just have to do my research in what all i can/should do with the cash.

hence why i post/lurk this 6 figga subforum :ehh:

how old are you if you dont mind me asking?
 

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@Primetime

Family member of mine did what you’re doing. Set herself up nice , but was met with lots and lots of sexual harassment. She offered to put me on but I was shook. You got me rethinking thangs but she and I fell out. LOL!

From the secretaries i've spoken too... things can definitely be interesting for them depending on what the makeup of their department is. But i know a latina expat from the USA who has a corporate job (not a secretary) and loves her department... Now she's in her 40s, has a bangin body/big ol butt, so yea dudes (locals and expats) be trying to get at her but doesn't seem like anything she wouldn't have got in the States. I may ask her specifically about her experiences tho, now that you mention it.

The secretaries already have a stigma going into the workplace given that they're not necessarily chosen for their skill, but more so their looks.

Also, I haven't seen too many working black american women in my camp tho (the ones i've seen are the wives of the brehs). I see a few older working black women here and there.
 

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Considering the IT jobs, are there roles for Agile Project Management? Like Scrum Master, Release Train Engineer or Agile Coach?
 

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Considering the IT jobs, are there roles for Agile Project Management? Like Scrum Master, Release Train Engineer or Agile Coach?
Yea
Scrum Master/Agile Coach, Six Sigma Master/Black Belt, Lean Six Sigma specialist, Operational Excellence specialists, continuous improvement specialists, etc. All of that
 
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