work permit Catch-22

Subject: work permit Catch-22
From: Jim Lindsey <lindsey -at- NETCOM -dot- CA>
Date: Thu, 9 Oct 1997 10:53:48 -0400

Dear colleagues:

I am in a bind with regard to getting a work permit to work in another
country. The country is Holland. The agency involved has put me forward
for the contract, and says the client likes me, but that I need to have a
work permit before the process can continue. So I called the Consulate
General of the Netherlands in Halifax, and was told that I have to have the
job before I can get the work permit. So it's Catch-22. I have to have
the permit to get the job, but I can't get the permit until I have the job.

Does anyone know the solution to this? There must be one.



Jim Lindsey: President, Softspoken
- Advanced Technical Documentation and Localization -
email: lindsey -at- netcom -dot- ca
Ph/Fx: 902-852-4907
Postal: 11 Cove Road, Prospect, Nova Scotia B3T 2B2, CANADA

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