The property should also be reasonably close to where you work, if applicable, and you must sign a form that says you plan to occupy said property shortly after closing. In 2002, in Swiss companies the average working week was 41.5 hours (key labour market data published by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office). Resident training was capped at 80 hours per week in 2003, down from 100+ hours, a controversial move that left many worried. However, in some industries the working hours can top 60 hours/week. Since it’s your primary residence, mortgage rates are the lowest , and it’s also easier to get a mortgage because guidelines are more flexible. The maximum overtime premium pay is double time, for hours worked in excess of 12 hours in a workday, and more than 8 hours on the seventh workday in a week. To become a Canadian citizen you must have lived in Canada for at least 1,095 days of the past 5 years and pass a language and citizenship test. Now the good news. They say you get what you pay for, and this response is free, so take it for what it is worth. Eligible Earnings. You can be a permanent resident for your entire stay in Canada, if you choose, however many immigrants opt for the more permanent step of becoming a full-fledged Canadian citizen. September 30, 2017 – Work experience is an important factor considered under Canada Express Entry, and must meet specific requirements and skill levels.. Up to 80 points can be gained towards a candidate’s Comprehensive Ranking System score with five years of work experience in a specific field. Having a Green Card (officially known as a Permanent Resident Card (PDF, 6.77 MB) allows you to live and work permanently in the United States. If you are looking at wanting to do ICU/hospitalist then do some extra months on your elective time so you do get in the procedures, managing vents, central lines, running codes, etc. It seems like a lot when you’re going through it, but it always works out and it’ll make you a more well-rounded physician,” Dr. Davis says. Hi Jimmy, the benefit of a resident visa is that it is good for 5 years compared to a Migrant visa that is good for 3 years. A valid job offer has to be: made by up to two employers; for continuous, paid, full-time work (at least 30 hours a week) for at least one year; in a skilled trade occupation (jobs with 2016 NOC codes that start with 72, 73, 82, 92 as well as 632 and 633) Whatever industry you work in, you might have to adjust to longer working hours in Switzerland than you are used to at home. The team member receives 1.5 times regular rate for any hours worked without statutory holiday pay and no other day off. The steps you must take to apply for a Green Card will vary depending on your individual situation. However, if you were wrongly terminated from your position, or forced to quit, you may qualify for unemployment. Also after 5 years with a resident visa you become eligible to apply to become a Colombian citizen with no more visas needed. No, there is no law which requires triple or quadruple pay. In addition, with a resident visa you can work in Colombia. If the team member does not work the day and it is a regular day off, there is no holiday entitlement to the team member. “Don’t fear putting in extra time when you’ll get to do something you truly want.” Further reading: Advice for incoming residents: 8 tips on professionalism, work-life balance, and more Last Updated on October 4, 2017.