Looking for job opportunities in Székesfehérvar or Budapest

I am a British Citizen, I recently moved to Székesfehérvar, Hungary, I am looking for job in Székesfehérvar or Budapest, I have a Degree in Management, I also got certificate in IT, Business Administration and customer service.
I am looking for job atm. Please if you have anything available, kindly get in touch with me. Thanks 🙏🏿

my only issue with Budapest is that I can only get to part of Budapest that is close the train station, I don't really fancy living in Budapest, a bit too crowded for me and it just doesn't suit my lifestyle, wouldn't mind to be working in Budapest, but a proximity quite easily accessible by Max an hour travelling to work. I had some offers before in Budapest, but the location wasn't suitable, coz I would have needed to be travelling roughly 2 hours to work which is time consuming. I am presently searching for something near Deli Pályaudvar, Kőbánya Kispest, Ferencváros őr Kelenföld. Places that i can easily travel to by train from Székesfehérvar.

Extreme commuting is a way of life for many:

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/21/real … uting.html

Basically -- The world is not built around you. You may have to compromise.  :cool:

klsallee :

Extreme commuting is a way of life for many:

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/21/real … uting.html

Basically -- The world is not built around you. You may have to compromise.  :cool:

Extreme commuting might be for a lot of people, definitely not for me, I can only travel to work for Max 1 hour. I am a positive person and I know it's Definitely just a matter of time before I can find something suitable close to my location, I don't expect the world to be built around me, but I have the choice to choose what I want for my life, I asked for people to assist if they know or have anything available.
if you don't have any helpful input to add, then no need to bring your bad vibes here.

Paulomos1 :

if you don't have any helpful input to add, then no need to bring your bad vibes here.

Not trying to give bad vibes. Rather trying to point out that Hungary is maybe not the place to give you what you want if your requirements are too narrow.

For example: How did I sustain my life in Hungary outside Budapest for the past two decades?

Answer: 20 hour flights to remote work locations for 4 to 6 weeks at a time.

In other words, I am not saying you should not try to search for your "ideal" solution. But I am saying--- it will be damn hard to find your ideal.

But maybe you will strike gold in your search -- In that case, wonderful for you. So keep digging.

That is, I do not in any way want to dissuade you from searching. I appreciate your positive perspective. But simply adding an element of Hungarian reality. And 20 years of local reality may be indeed helpful... I hope. Cheers.

klsallee :
Paulomos1 :

if you don't have any helpful input to add, then no need to bring your bad vibes here.

Not trying to give bad vibes. Rather trying to point out that Hungary is maybe not the place to give you what you want if your requirements are too narrow.

For example: How did I sustain my life in Hungary outside Budapest for the past two decades?

Answer: 20 hour flights to remote work locations for 4 to 6 weeks at a time.

In other words, I am not saying you should not try to search for your "ideal" solution. But I am saying--- it will be damn hard to find your ideal.

But maybe you will strike gold in your search -- In that case, wonderful for you. So keep digging.

That is, I do not in any way want to dissuade you from searching. I appreciate your positive perspective. But simply adding an element of Hungarian reality. And 20 years of local reality may be indeed helpful... I hope. Cheers.

Thanks for the hint.

Cheers 🙌🏿

I'm really not sure but my hairdresser did mention once that most of his ex-pat clients here in Budapest work in call centers. Didn't get a lot of details such as if they needed to speak more then English or not.
Not sure what sort of long term "career" that would be but I thought I'd throw that out there.

Marilyn Tassy :

I'm really not sure but my hairdresser did mention once that most of his ex-pat clients here in Budapest work in call centers. Didn't get a lot of details such as if they needed to speak more then English or not.
Not sure what sort of long term "career" that would be but I thought I'd throw that out there.

Yes, I've heard about the call centre route in BUD. I think that's quite rubbish.  One of my kids had a go at working at a call centre and it was all about cold calling for kitchen fitting.  It was paid on results - i.e. how many leads were generated produced commission.  Produced a hit rate of 1-2% which is the same as mailing shots.

I suggested to get a part time job in McDonalds instead where one could choose working hours fitting round Uni studies, they would be obliged to pay a legally set wage, give food, uniform, training and have some camaraderie.   

It was reported back to me that working in McDs was actually pretty good!  Surprising but apparently they are quite good at supporting their staff. 

But that particular child is now an adult, graduated from Uni in a technical subject, owns a house and car and has a well paid job that is apparently enjoyable.  McDs might have been formative. But job done!

Have you considered remote work through sites like upwork?

fluffy2560 :
Marilyn Tassy :

I'm really not sure but my hairdresser did mention once that most of his ex-pat clients here in Budapest work in call centers. Didn't get a lot of details such as if they needed to speak more then English or not.
Not sure what sort of long term "career" that would be but I thought I'd throw that out there.

Yes, I've heard about the call centre route in BUD. I think that's quite rubbish.  One of my kids had a go at working at a call centre and it was all about cold calling for kitchen fitting.  It was paid on results - i.e. how many leads were generated produced commission.  Produced a hit rate of 1-2% which is the same as mailing shots.

I suggested to get a part time job in McDonalds instead where one could choose working hours fitting round Uni studies, they would be obliged to pay a legally set wage, give food, uniform, training and have some camaraderie.   

It was reported back to me that working in McDs was actually pretty good!  Surprising but apparently they are quite good at supporting their staff. 

But that particular child is now an adult, graduated from Uni in a technical subject, owns a house and car and has a well paid job that is apparently enjoyable.  McDs might have been formative. But job done!

Cold calling is horrible, I didn't think that was what my hairdresser was talking about but maybe so.
I worked for a short 2 or 3 days at a sort of cold calling center run by Hungarians in S. Ca.
What a experience, it was mostly me watching how they ran the operation and running out in a red Mercedes with a madman picking up pizza's for the crew.
I was 20 and was sort of asked to give them a try out, after those few days I went back to another job I had worked at before, legit hard work and no scamming. ( This had been the "infamous" paper business)
I can still remember the fear in my heart when that insane HU guy in his mid 40's was speeding through Beverly Hills in the red Mercedes and had that grin on his face.
We ran into this same madman on Andrassy Ut here about a decade ago. still crazy and still pulling a scam or two. His scam that time as he told us, no fear about us spilling the beans on him so he shared. He had painted some oil painting himself, had someone give them a high value and he insured them, Of course somehow they were either lost or damaged by the airline in flight coming to Hungary and his show in a gallery was ruined... I think that dude would of had a hard time painting by number let alone making anything of value by painting.
He has since passed away, Oh yes, he was also part of the cult in Hawaii later on. Father Yod and all. The Family Source. These few HU guy were in that group not because they were spiritual but because there were so many dumb young women who were easy targets who were looking for a daddy in Yod.
Where or where do these people came from, in his case the 8th district.
Should move this post over cause not sure how this will help anyone find a job.

Marilyn Tassy :

...., Oh yes, he was also part of the cult in Hawaii later on. Father Yod and all. The Family Source. These few HU guy were in that group not because they were spiritual but because there were so many dumb young women who were easy targets who were looking for a daddy in Yod.
Where or where do these people came from, in his case the 8th district.
Should move this post over cause not sure how this will help anyone find a job.

I suppose being a cult recruiter or scam artist approximates to being self employed.   That's the thing really, opportunities for foreigners/expats with non-specialised skills usually fall into these kinds of jobs - call centre, English teacher or similar.   

If someone has a trade, a carpenter, tailor, hairdresser, artist, journalist, singer, undertaker or even a pilot, lawyer, medic, vet etc then one can do more alone after some period of establishment.   

Probably the best thing is to get retrained to something everyone wants.  I've heard of people who come out of failed businesses as managers getting retrained as plumbers and car mechanics.

My friend and hairdresser here in Budapest is from OZ. He is working in a salon here but legally can only work up to 20 hours per week as an ex-pat. He is using his Australian paperwork to do hair, I don't believe he needed to take any more classes or buy another license to work here, maybe he had to just get a work permit.
I should ask next time I go in.
I was once asked if I wanted to work inside one of those change booths after my HU husband was talking to some guy who ran the booth. Guess casino experience and working with money was what interested him in me.
I do not ever plan to work here in HU but was even offered a job in 2 different gyms years back when I was an active member of the gym. Once I just went in to sign up and they wanted to know if I was willing to teach some classes in English nice but no thanks, Now It would be strictly  a "Silver sneakers" class, just for those over 60.
My son was hired about 15 years back in Budapest as a casino games dealer in Budapest but he had to practice counting out loud in HU for a few months first as many of their betting is done by calls and needs approval from the boss.
He passed as the pay wasn't even as much as a weeks of the same job in Vegas for an entire month plus the extra stress of working for some rough sorts in the casion's here, if you get my drift....15 years was ages ago though , no idea what is going with casino's here now.

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