I asked God for a sign and he gave it to me. I just don’t think I can deal with being here for three years. it’s too much to handle. It’s funny cause at the interview the woman asked me, how I was and I told her 25 and she replied, oh we are an open society, you can meet someone here and get married! I appreciate her frankness, but Qatari “openess” is not gonna get me man, I don’t think. Reality set in, and the confusion about what the next step will be is not gone, but I am closer to it as I have realized that the next step absolutely can not be here.
I think the weirdest part of all was the whole process, salary was never discussed, I wasn’t even given a chance to consider the offer based upon the interest that I showed at interview. I am supposed to be a part-timer while in school and I had to ask what I would be paid for the part time tasks I completed. Bureaucracies are every where, but I am not used to the work place set-up like this one and don’t want to get used to it. Besides, I think the tax free salary thing is overrated, unless you are in 80,000+ range and are getting free housing. This was not that kind of job. I made more at my previous job than what they expect to pay me here… money isn’t everything, but once you slide backwards on the salary, it becomes hard when moving to the next level, and bonuses+ raises aren’t necessarily part of the vocabulary here.
I’A this was the right decision. I want to focus on my books anyway! …lol…
I’A I won’t end up on anyone’s naughty list….