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Re: Employment conditions

Unread post by chickenturkey » Fri Oct 26, 2007 7:09 pm

bostongatewayfpm wrote: It takes 6 months to get all of the paperwork squared away to bring newbies over, and there will be fewer willing to after Nova's collapse. By mid next year the good old days will be back.
Not entirely true. When I was hired from Nova it was about 2 and a half months from my interview to me arriving in Japan. Also at my new company it usually takes about 3 months from the hire to the person arriving in Japan. Case by case but 6 months is unusual in my experience.

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Unread post by poxonyou » Fri Oct 26, 2007 7:13 pm

Time for Nova closed pictures...well, maybe when the weather is better. I'm comfortable at home now.

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Unread post by poxonyou » Fri Oct 26, 2007 7:16 pm

Masked Rider wrote:Holy shit are they still talking about the Kameda bullshit? Ugh. When do people get tired of this stuff? Complete rubbish.

I've been following this all day. Once I stopped getting paid, my social life pretty much came to a standstill. :(
This is like the US. Sports stars and celebrities dominate the news. "10,000 workers were just laid off from one of the largest insurance companies. We'll have that story in 15 minutes. First, Britney Spears..."

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Unread post by exUsagiCoalMiner » Fri Oct 26, 2007 7:18 pm

Here's a thought.
Remember a few pages back when someone posted about people having OJT scheduled next week?
What the hell happens to those poor suckers, err, um, souls?

That has got to suck!
"Yeah, we brought you over thinking the company would pull out, but sorry, it went tits up while you were on your flight. Tough luck."
"But it's got sharp, pointy teeth!"

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Unread post by mooni » Fri Oct 26, 2007 7:20 pm

Sahashi got fired .... does this mean he can claim UI.

dirty rotten scoundrel!!!
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Unread post by allblacks » Fri Oct 26, 2007 7:21 pm

Image

This be Izumi fuchu nova. My old branch. Closed.
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Unread post by poxonyou » Fri Oct 26, 2007 7:22 pm

exUsagiCoalMiner wrote:Here's a thought.
Remember a few pages back when someone posted about people having OJT scheduled next week?
What the hell happens to those poor suckers, err, um, souls?

That has got to suck!
"Yeah, we brought you over thinking the company would pull out, but sorry, it went tits up while you were on your flight. Tough luck."
"Welcome to Japan. We have some good news, you can now spend even more time enjoying the rich cultural experience of Japan. Training may occur in a few weeks or months. Enjoy the vacation!"

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Unread post by clubrabbits » Fri Oct 26, 2007 7:28 pm

I went past Tenjin Shintencho today and there was a film crew out the front filming some poor sucker's Nova card, voice tickets or something like that. The shutters were down and faxes were posted on the door. I wasn't going anywhere near it to take pics as I didn't want to be some poor gaijin sucker that used to work for nova on tv.
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Unread post by Shawn » Fri Oct 26, 2007 7:28 pm

This thread will be closed in 10 minutes. Please move to the "Supernova" thread.

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Re: Employment conditions

Unread post by Lord Blackadder » Fri Oct 26, 2007 7:29 pm

bostongatewayfpm wrote: It takes 6 months to get all of the paperwork squared away to bring newbies over, and there will be fewer willing to after Nova's collapse. By mid next year the good old days will be back.
Good old days?! I seriously doubt it. NOVA has managed to piss off Australian, New Zealand, Canadian and UK recruiters. The NOVA disaster has been in the Australian press. It was exposed on New Zealand television. The Australian Foreign Minister, Alexander Downer, basically said that NOVA was fucked. Recruiting offices in Australia have shut down. The Canadian press have given NOVA bad press. NOVA haven'r exactly had a stella reputation in the UK since March this year...
Their pool of potential new slaves has shrunk, with only the good ol' US of A still willing to provide fresh meat.
Or maybe that was all part of their cunning plan? Fewer complaints from students whinging about their non-American gaijin instructors... :evil:
It's only a short step from "tush" to "hey nonny nonny", and then I'm afraid I shall have to call the police.

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Unread post by clubrabbits » Fri Oct 26, 2007 7:31 pm

I guess this thread won't make it to 500 pages after all.

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Unread post by usagibyebye » Fri Oct 26, 2007 7:33 pm

this thread will be over??? what, i mean, how, but wh-what does that mean? what doe sthat mean shawn??!! what are you saying?

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Unread post by usagibyebye » Fri Oct 26, 2007 7:35 pm

go baby go,

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Unread post by Masked Rider » Fri Oct 26, 2007 7:35 pm

The end of Nova thread coming to an... end? This is just too much for one day.

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Unread post by fumanchu » Fri Oct 26, 2007 7:35 pm

If I'd spent as much time studying Japanese as I have on this thread I'd be able to pass Level 2. Stupid Stupid Fumanchu.

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Unread post by usagibyebye » Fri Oct 26, 2007 7:35 pm

hey nice tron avatar brother, fuck i love that movie

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Unread post by Masked Rider » Fri Oct 26, 2007 7:37 pm

Good luck, all. It's been fun. Thanks for all the information during those dark times.

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Unread post by stinkbomb » Fri Oct 26, 2007 7:37 pm

Good night - and good luck.

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Unread post by fumanchu » Fri Oct 26, 2007 7:38 pm

They'll never close the thread. Its too big to fall... Honestly, my AT told me.
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Unread post by Redrum » Fri Oct 26, 2007 7:38 pm

Great fun. I laughed , I cried, well.. I mostly laughed. Well done all, an epic thread.
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Ah fuck it. This board is a sad waste of time. Enjoy your pissing contest, wankers.

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Unread post by usagibyebye » Fri Oct 26, 2007 7:38 pm

dont go. Shawn buddy dont do it. Dont do it man for the love of Girl-bunny!!!!

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Unread post by poxonyou » Fri Oct 26, 2007 7:39 pm

Wait guys, should I go to work at Nova tomorrow??? I really love the students.

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Unread post by Shawn » Fri Oct 26, 2007 7:39 pm

As Nova as we know it is basically at an end, this thread is now closed, but the conversation continues on the "Supernova" thread.

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