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Question regarding Polish women vs Jobs abroad


Kuba  
25 Dec 2005 /  #1
I'm doing research for my Masters and was wondering: For what kind of jobs are Polish women most suitable (or most sought for) abroad? I was thinking about au-pair, baby sitter, hostesses/models. Any other ideas? Thanks and Happy Holidays!

Kuba
Guest  
31 Dec 2005 /  #2
+ housekeeping
Guest  
10 Jan 2006 /  #3
Nursing - many go to England as nurses.
OP Kuba  
10 Jan 2006 /  #4
Thanks -- it's important for me. Also - maybe one of the native speakers could explain - which word is more popular: nanny or babysitter? E.g. which word is a "normal" man or woman going to use when looking for a person to take care of their kids?
Piter  
12 Jan 2006 /  #5
I think the word "Nanny" is more formal than "Babysitter", but it could be used interchangeably. Also, I think a nanny can live with the parents (work and live-in) while a babysitter works fixed hours a day. Hope it helps.
howard  
19 Jan 2006 /  #6
Yes, Nanny is typically used to describe a "live in" or long term child care "giver". babysitter is more commonplace with a person to watch the kids for an evening or two. Also, "nanny" is more associated with wealthy people and busy excecutive types. whereas the "common folk" can't afford one. A normal man or woman would look for a babysitter for an evening out. A wealthy man or woman would look for a nanny to take most of the duties of longterm childcare and rearing.
OP Kuba  
20 Jan 2006 /  #7
Thank you for your kind replies.
hotbod  
11 Feb 2007 /  #8
Merged: Working alongside Polish girls

hey guys after hearing all you bang on about how beautiful polish girls are ,i feel like the luckiest man alive ,i work in the uk and work out in the fields where they grow daffodils and i work along aside four lovely polish girls all day long,and now i find i look forward to going to work ,its more like pleasure for me and not work for me anymore ,they are more friendlier than english girls ,and are not obsessed about there appearance or think of them selfs ,they want to get to know other people and find out all about you and your family ,and in exchange for learning them english ,they will learn you polish ,they are so nice and easy to get on and so generous and helpful .
eabc 1 | 28  
11 Feb 2007 /  #9
It was nice to read that :) !! Thanks for good words !!! :)
Maya 1 | 51  
11 Feb 2007 /  #10
awwww bless :) that was lovely :) thanks
Chris - | 13  
11 Feb 2007 /  #11
Fella I work in a Food Distribution Factory and I tell you, even in a hair net my work mates are stunning like the Northern Star!

I'm trying to get my Chargehand to help me get a date with his friend, but only 'cause I'm scared to make an idiot of my self with the whole mix up in translations. :(

Any tips would be nice. Bear in mind I've never actually spoke to the gal yet, but have made eye contact with a smile and when I've been looking at her I've seen her look at me, but I'm just assuming she can feel me staring at her with slavers at my mouth haha.
Frank 23 | 1,183  
11 Feb 2007 /  #12
but have made eye contact with a smile

Chris.....well if both smiles were of dentition, minus large gaps...then you're half way there.........
Try and expectorate the slavers though...thats my first tip....drooling...No1 turn off.....to both man and woman...:)

:)
Amathyst 19 | 2,702  
11 Feb 2007 /  #13
are more friendlier than english girls ,and are not obsessed about there appearance or think of them selfs ,they want to get to know other people and find out all about you and your family

yet another generalisation...grow up!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Chris - | 13  
12 Feb 2007 /  #14
Well folks I sorta made a mumbled attempted at saying hello today whilst Anna passed me in the corridor today, not sure if she heard me but she smiles and looked as if she was replying :)

I'm just so shy to speak to her, mind you it's trying to get the right moment to even get her to notice me. :)

Chris.....well if both smiles were of dentition, minus large gaps...then you're half way there.........
Try and expectorate the slavers though...thats my first tip....drooling...No1 turn off.....to both man and woman...

No dentition yet mate, but I'll try again. As for the slavers, I was being slightly avant garde in my typing.

Still, if anyone could help me with tips on starting a conversation I'd pay for anyones return flight from the UK to Poland! :) What if her English is as, as good as my Polish? :)
lucecita  
17 Feb 2007 /  #15
You wont know what her English is like trill you try :)
Keep it simple and be natural. Ask how she likes Scotland.
(latter you can offer to take her somewhere sightseeing :) )
Ask something about Poland, she might like that.
My boyfriend started conversation that way.
I really appreciated that he was interested.
Good luck. Scottish boys and Polish girls is a good match :)
rbed - | 4  
2 Mar 2007 /  #16
good stuff, you are in there for a relationship
witek 1 | 587  
10 Apr 2007 /  #17
Merged: Why do Polish women always have to be house-maids or cleaning ladies?

why do Polish women always have to be house-maids or cleaning ladies?why? From Chicago to New York to London, England we see most of the cleaning ladies being polish.

even girls with university degrees are cleaning homes and apartments. it is sad as they are wasting their lives. yet i rarely see Russian girls as cleaning ladies why? are they more ambitious?

then there are the polish men abroad. 90% of them work construction jobs which often pay good however why can't we see more Poles in banking, engineering or computer science fields?

Polak ciagle jest robolem:(

it is no wonder the Jews in Poland used to say "nasze kamienice , wasze ulice":)
Grzegorz_ 51 | 6,163  
10 Apr 2007 /  #18
why do Polish women always have to be house-maids or cleaning ladies?

I don't know, maybe they just like cleaning :)
Frank 23 | 1,183  
10 Apr 2007 /  #19
Greg ...you tart....lol

Partly cos, their ablities to speak in English are poor, no need to talk to a floor, secondly, its easy to get into, its pays 20-25zls an hour...as opposed to 5zl back home......so why not?

Until their levels of English improve and their qualifications are given EU/Uk equivalancies this will continue, plus they are largely migrant workers...not staying for ever...so don't want that responsiblity..................perhaps...:)

Witek...plz write in English....:)

Polak ciagle jest robolem

it is no wonder the Jews in Poland used to say "nasze kamienice , wasze ulice"
witek 1 | 587  
10 Apr 2007 /  #20
sorry franek:)

nasze kamienice, wasze ulice means The Jews own the buildings, whereas the Poles own the streets.

Polak ciagle jest robolem means that the Polish person is always the labourer
Frank 23 | 1,183  
10 Apr 2007 /  #21
Was this a racist slur, denigrating to the Jews living in your country for several hundred years......Witek.......?

Polish people I suppose need to be a little bit more pushy........and raise their English/German/French speaking abilities...the world/EU is their oyster...as it is for the Irish.
witek 1 | 587  
10 Apr 2007 /  #22
franek,

what racist slur?

this was a Jewish saying "nasze kamienice , wasze ulice":)

i meant to emphasize that "Poles" prefered to be laboureres both in Poland and abroad. While other ethnic groups in Poland such as the Jews, Germans and Russians owned the capital, factories and production.

i am interested why us Poles cannot break away from the "labourer" mind set.:)
Patrycja19 63 | 2,699  
10 Apr 2007 /  #23
even girls with university degrees are cleaning homes and apartments.

some of these girls are only doing these smaller jobs to pay for school if needed.

and I see all kinds of women doing cleaning jobs. not polish. maybe in other countries
but not in my workplace. i think theres more Polish with degrees at my work doing
very well !:)
miranda  
10 Apr 2007 /  #24
I have broken away from that mindset:), I have never had that mindset
Frank, I am very pushy and I speak the laguage:)
ArturSzastak 3 | 593  
10 Apr 2007 /  #25
i am interested why us Poles cannot break away from the "labourer" mind set.

We're just good at it. I'd rather be good at making the product than selling it :)
miranda  
10 Apr 2007 /  #26
speak for yourself Arturo
Patrycja19 63 | 2,699  
10 Apr 2007 /  #27
why us Poles cannot break away from the "labourer" mind set.

Witek,

this was something that happened like years and years ago, but now to be a laborer
is not a bad job and is also as good paying as a job which requires a college degree.

and now some labor jobs also require schooling, and your benefits are awsome.
if you were to compare, depending on some jobs. A laborer in say 1920 vs 2007
there is technology. and let me tell you knowing some of these laborers who work
at say one of the big 3 automakers, some of these guys have it made. machines
do the work, they watch the machines. what/who wouldnt want to work and get
paid top dollar to sit and watch a machine, keep it running ? But you have to like
what your doing too, even if the job is easy, some dont fit the work force as a team.

IMHO:)

and in a laborer job, theres options to work overtime, if you become salaried
you work long hours without that pay. if your going to work this time, it should
be paid, so having a title sometimes doesnt benefit in the long run.
ArturSzastak 3 | 593  
10 Apr 2007 /  #28
this was something that happened like years and years ago, but now to be a laborer
is not a bad job and is also as good paying as a job which requires a college degree.

Union job. The Union has the power now :)
witek 1 | 587  
10 Apr 2007 /  #29
Patrycja said

" let me tell you knowing some of these laborers who work
at say one of the big 3 automakers"

sorry to inform you but there have been major layoffs in both Canada and the USA IN THE Auto manufacturing sector:(
miranda  
10 Apr 2007 /  #30
Witek,
I promise you - I will never be a cleaning lady - actually I hate cleaning

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