Tuesday, June 26, 2012

U.S.A

Hello Everybody,
I made it to the US! and Now I live in Chicago, IL..

Semper Fi,
Sam

16 Comments:

Anonymous Steve said...

Welcome to the US!!!
Welcome to Chicago!!

How did you find things out there?

Friday, July 20, 2012 7:16:00 PM  
Blogger Sam said...

Thank you Steve.
It's pretty nice over here but I'm just worry about winter's wind and snow!

Friday, July 20, 2012 7:30:00 PM  
Blogger Sandybelle said...

*CONGRATS* for this powerful achievement.. hope you enjoy every simple second..

Snow ha? hehehe, deer balek latitza7leg..bt it's still long enough till snow time :D, just take care of the sun these days..

Always be blessed... JUST BE BLESSED ALWAYS...


Sandybelle

Friday, July 20, 2012 7:51:00 PM  
Blogger Sam said...

Thank you lady,
Trust me winter here pretty bad!!! blizzards and winds!
Thanks!

Friday, July 20, 2012 8:01:00 PM  
Blogger Lynnette In Minnesota said...

Awww, Sam, you get used to it! Trust me. :)

Congratulations on making it here. I hope everything works out for you.

Saturday, July 21, 2012 10:10:00 PM  
Anonymous Breaking benjamin said...

Good for you!
now all u need iz to find a good wrk and good friends 2 hang out with!

I have moved to the US 2 years ago, I am living in Houston, I fund it hard in the beginnin, but within 6 months I got used 2 it, u'll get used 2 it soon, trust me.

Sunday, July 29, 2012 1:26:00 AM  
Blogger Sam said...

Thanks everybody.
And Breaking good luck to you too bro.
Yea finding a job is the hardest part!

Sunday, July 29, 2012 7:28:00 AM  
Blogger Lynnette In Minnesota said...

Sam,

A lot of companies, if not all, post jobs online. Google for jobs or job fairs for Chicago IL and see what you come up with.

Monday, July 30, 2012 6:09:00 PM  
Anonymous Eliza said...

Oh Sam! hey!
Welcome to the US!
You must have suffered alot till could reach, all I hope is that you like life here , people who've come from the middle east differ in their opinions, some went back months later, some stayed here and some found it awesome, it depends on the chances you get and on the way you choose. Trust yourself and think very well before any decision, try to find a job close to computer engineering then move on with others if not possible, although I find it difficult for you to work as an engineer here, but trust me, I'm sure you'll do it!
Take it easy all the time.

Thursday, August 02, 2012 9:54:00 PM  
Anonymous Nilson said...

Good for you.
I expect it to be a life full of adventures, and you will like it. As Eliza said, take it easy all the time, and try to inform us later about how you find it
God bless you

Friday, August 10, 2012 9:00:00 PM  
Blogger Sam said...

Thanks all!
I applied online for couple places but still didn't anything back!
But I got accepted few days ago in one of the Universities here in Chicago for MBA degree! Thanks to God!
So please if anyone know some ppl hiring in Chicago downtown please refer me to get a part time job! I'm planning to be a full time student also!

Monday, August 13, 2012 7:15:00 AM  
Blogger Lynnette In Minnesota said...

Hi Sam,

I have no connections in Chicago, so I'm afraid I can't be of much help there. The only thing I can offer is ideas.

If you're looking for part-time work while you go to school, then usually restaurants or other retail stores are good options. Some smaller places may put signs out in the windows or still advertise in the paper. Both Target & Costco have stores in Chicago and I have heard they are good employers. They will be online. I have only been to Chicago once, but remember that the El was a pretty efficient mode of transportation, so you may not want to limit yourself to the downtown area. Although you'll want to be careful about what neighborhoods you go into. If I remember right there were some rather rough areas. Hopefully you have some friends or people there who can advise you on some things.

Remember too that large cities like Chicago are usually more expensive than surrounding areas. Both for living expenses and wages.

You may want to check at the University where you will be going to see if they have any job services for students, also.

Sunday, August 19, 2012 9:28:00 PM  
Blogger Sam said...

I appreciate it and I got myself job now, a part time job! at one of the retail stores here in Chicago!
Thank you Lynette though for your valuable advices.

Monday, August 20, 2012 5:34:00 AM  
Blogger Lynnette In Minnesota said...

That's wonderful news, Sam.

Hopefully they give you an employee discount, many do. :)

I have read where some CEO's(Chief Executive Officers) of companies started from the ground up in their companies. So perhaps this job will give you valuable experience that you can use after you finish your degree.


Monday, August 20, 2012 8:59:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

How is your job so?
Best of luck. Ali.Z. Al-Jadir

Monday, September 17, 2012 10:55:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hello Sam. Please send me your contact information and resume to destroy_apathy[at]hotmail.com. I hope to help you find a part time job in Chicago. I am impressed with your experience as an interpreter, and I would like to talk to you. Thank you!

Sunday, December 02, 2012 7:42:00 AM  

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