I Immigrated To Australia

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    Discrimination

    Found the right the word for what I was going through. I was discriminated against because I'm overseas trained. That's what I call " favoritism " .
    dorothyinOZ dorothyinOZ
    36-40, F
    1 Response May 25, 2013

    Journal 1

    I came to Australia in 2009, thinking I'll find nice people who'd appreciate me. How wrong I was! If I was told that you'd be harassed at work, ridiculed and NOT appreciated would I have made the move? I don't know. All I know is after working so hard for 4 years straight, now I...
    dorothyinOZ dorothyinOZ
    36-40, F
    May 7, 2013

    Journal 2

    I kept asking myself " how did it happen ?", "did I let it happen" , "where did I go wrong?" After all that I had done , all that I'd gone through ... I asked Lau (not his real name) -my boss- the question, after he delivered the news. All that I'd worked for for 3 difficult...
    dorothyinOZ dorothyinOZ
    36-40, F
    1 Response May 11, 2013

    Journal 3

    Feeling sharp stab of being overseas trained immigrant cutting through my flesh. I had heard the stories of other people telling this college doesn't like to take overseas grads... So people who got the positions were even more junior than me but local grads with less Australian...
    dorothyinOZ dorothyinOZ
    36-40, F
    May 20, 2013

    Here I am one year on from those hellish days.

    I have moved to another city and got the position that I wanted. so that's good. But then... those days and memories are still there at the back of my mind. Last night I had this horrible dream that I was being questioned about how I got this job? As if subconsciously I felt...
    dorothyinOZ dorothyinOZ
    36-40, F
    May 31, 2014
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