I decided to write this article based on the typical behaviour of the new entitled generation or “snowflakes” that are now in the workplace, giving managers like me a hard time. In my current role I am actively employing veterans and demonstrating the terrific benifits. I want to champion the benefits of employing a veteran….
Bad customers are becoming more common. People are behaving more entitled to the point where the customers act more entitled than the servers and customer service agents. Last week I wrote about bad customer service and that, in my opinion, it is getting a great deal worse in the UK especially. Coming from overseas after…
Customer Service Attitude
If you have ever travelled to the USA, you know that customer service attitudes are generally excellent, especially in the service industry. Why? Because almost all service industry employees rely heavily on their tips as part of their income. So, no matter how bad a day you are having, you will put on a smile…
In this final article about Expats and Expat Problems. I want to talk about more of the downside to living as an Expat. I hope that with this and the previous articles about Expat Living, Expat Life and Expat Sacrifice. There are an incredible amount of books out there telling you how amazing it is….
Expat life, Expat Living, although full of fun, adventure, love and maybe even money, comes with sacrifice. Once living and working abroad, you will have friends and family congratulating you on your move and even some who will be more focused on the crazy money you must be earning. Isn’t it funny how the apparent…
Last week I commented that I believe western Expats are a dying breed and that the modern generation is not equipped for Expat living. Expat living can give you an incredible outlook on life. It can show you the world’s wonders, and if you are lucky like me, you can finally find your life partner….
I decided to write this article on Expat Life because it has and still is a crucial part of my life. Although I cannot even determine a time when I got the bug and desire to have such a lifestyle. I was born outside of the UK as my father was in the British Army….
UK Streets are littered with Tax Bills
What do I mean by the “UK streets are littered with tax bills?” Last week we looked at the obvious taxes around income and the cost of living. This was written hoping that the people planning to come to the UK thinking going from zero to hero will be easy are made aware that it…
UK Immigration and the Philippines
I have written this article based on personal experience with UK Immigration for Philippines citizens. With what you will go through to achieve the visa. I will add a few specific figures and facts. But I want to write mainly about the parts you will not be told when you apply for a visa to…
Construction Methods Philippines
Construction methods in the Philippines do vary from town to town and contractor to contractor. When building a house in the Philippines, there are many good building design and construction companies. Most do follow the Philippines Building Code but there are a great number that do not. We have looked at the environmental issues facing…