I’m moving to Dubai, any tips on anything? Maybe just something you wish you’d known before moving there? I live in Latin America if that’s important.

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Everything in the UAE is harder and more frustrating than you think it should be. Get your visa and Emirates ID in order ASAP because they are your ticket to everything here.

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The mentality here is excessively process based. Steps 1 through X must be followed in the exact order, and when some extenuating circumstance arises that prevents you from doing so, your logical requests will be met with naught but head shaking and hand wringing.

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Are they any openings in the middle east with you guys company? Im in IT

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Would love to know as well

Big expat community out there

Why harder and more frustrating? In what sense? 😱

Moving to Dubai as well in September!

Any tips on how to meet an expat group of friends? How’s social life for mid-twenty year olds?

B1 - if you're joining as an A or a C ; you're going to have a pretty packed with the rest of the cohort in the office immediately. Welcome!

packed social life*

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