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Old 12-30-2016   #16 (permalink)
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Thanks all for support. I will check in the website & companies you've recommended. Unfortunatelly (as good as I am very well with my Gf) I don't think that marriage is on the table now when I'll be back from vacation I'll go for an interview for the tour guide - they are looking for someone with my language.
Any of you heard of company named "AllTourNative"?
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Old 12-31-2016   #17 (permalink)
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Thanks all for support. I will check in the website & companies you've recommended. Unfortunatelly (as good as I am very well with my Gf) I don't think that marriage is on the table now when I'll be back from vacation I'll go for an interview for the tour guide - they are looking for someone with my language.
Any of you heard of company named "AllTourNative"?
Yes. One of the largest in the area. I don't know what they are like to work for though.
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Old 12-31-2016   #18 (permalink)
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Thanks all for support. I will check in the website & companies you've recommended. Unfortunatelly (as good as I am very well with my Gf) I don't think that marriage is on the table now when I'll be back from vacation I'll go for an interview for the tour guide - they are looking for someone with my language.
Any of you heard of company named "AllTourNative"?
What is your native language? (I'm guessing Czech, Polish or other eastern European. If you have a relatively rare language skill, you might have an easier time...)
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Old 12-31-2016   #19 (permalink)
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Any of you heard of company named "AllTourNative"?
yep. We made their second website and booking system.

I remember sitting in their offices in front of Plaza Antigua when the towers fell.
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Old 01-25-2017   #20 (permalink)
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The oil sector is taking a massive hit right now in Mexico.

Big and relatively nice oil towns are places like Ciudad del Carmen (as opposed to Playa Del Carmen.)

I would look more on the north end of the yucatan and from Veracruz north.

For oil and gas.

IMO there is a big potential for solar. I've done off grid at my place in the north of Ontario. mexico is massively under developed on these techs, this even though the infrastructure, while being upgraded, is slowing development due to limits on electrical systems, and water systems.

IMO there would be potentials for developing off grid solar projects.

Get in touch with me if you would like to consider how this could be done as a business.

There is so much potential for distributed infrastructure systems in PDC and mexico in general. IMO
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Old 01-25-2017   #21 (permalink)
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I am aware that living here on a decent level is probably more a dream than a probability, but I am still not giving up !

Today I came back from one "interview" for a callcenter, have any of you ever tried that? They are selling tourist packs/trips to Canadian citizens from here. As I understood, the salary is only from your sold packages cut (10%), obviously they are praising the job that you can win a lot etc. but I don't know how that's reflecting the reality..
I was offered call center jobs in Cancun and Playa, by people I met somewhat at random, but I couldn't take them because I didn't have a work permit and basically they said just show up and the job is yours, because I spoke fluent English (with no accent), and they seem to like high recruitment rates in general in sales. Both times they seemed to want to hook me up with work but as I enjoy travelling to Mexico and eventually want to relocate I havn't been able to take illegal work in those areas, across a variety of sectors I won't go into detail on. (There are a variety of recurring illegal job types that I keep running into)



Over the years I have met a ton of people working illegally in Mexico at all kinds of different locations. Some of them eventually got themselves residence permits.

As for the permit all I know is that the mexican consulates are very easy to communicate with however it can like other countries be a lengthy month or longer process to get a work permit from the point of being offered a job. However, I know some people who have had their company's lawyer handle all the visa stuff. Depending on how big/corproate your employer is the process can be made easier or harder. The system heavily favours big business and discourages small businesses from getting foreign employees.




I am curious though, any luck?

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What is your native language? (I'm guessing Czech, Polish or other eastern European. If you have a relatively rare language skill, you might have an easier time...)
Your guess is correct - my native language is Polish.

@EditedUser - thanks a lot for info. I've sent you a PM a while ago regarding what you've said but maybe you missed it

So far no luck yet - so either I need to find something soon or we will be looking at comming back to Europe I suppose. However, as ironic as life likes to be, in Europe it is not easy case to get permission for longer stay/work for my Girlfiend So any brilliant ideas are welcome !

Have a nice day

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Your guess is correct - my native language is Polish.

@EditedUser - thanks a lot for info. I've sent you a PM a while ago regarding what you've said but maybe you missed it

So far no luck yet - so either I need to find something soon or we will be looking at comming back to Europe I suppose. However, as ironic as life likes to be, in Europe it is not easy case to get permission for longer stay/work for my Girlfiend So any brilliant ideas are welcome !

Have a nice day

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Hi Tomas
I was in your girlfriend´s situation many years ago, My German ex husband got a job as a consultant for environmental agencies that have contracts here, he later became director of MARTI; Mesoamerican Reef Tourism Initiative. It took a lot of interviews and some experience working with UNDP prior to that. But don´t give up, check the NGO´s here you will be surprised.
I also have a friend that works every other month in oil Rigs and he travels back and forth makes a good living, its a better alternative.
A work colleague worked in Call centers and she just told me she did make a lot of money but it is not a job for everyone, she recommends trying it for a week or so and seeing if its for you.
I had a lot of friends that were Alltournative guides, at the time that James was doing their site also in Plaza antigua, they were all happy for a while but after 6 months they would burn out because its an exhausting job, good money but really hard schedules.
Good luck and keep looking.
If you end up having to return to Europe, you can get your girlfriend a student visa and enroll in a 4 year program after that you can maybe check other alternatives.
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IMO there is a big potential for solar. I've done off grid at my place in the north of Ontario. mexico is massively under developed on these techs, this even though the infrastructure, while being upgraded, is slowing development due to limits on electrical systems, and water systems.

IMO there would be potentials for developing off grid solar projects.

Get in touch with me if you would like to consider how this could be done as a business.

There is so much potential for distributed infrastructure systems in PDC and mexico in general. IMO
There are many solar companies in the Yucatan Peninsula
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Old 04-07-2017   #25 (permalink)
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Unfortunately nothing so far,
@claudiadeplaya - I've send you PM & invitation in skype, is it possible to get in touch with you ?

Thanks in advance

Cheers

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