Best way to go about finding job with visa sponsorship for bilingual native English speaker?

Fdipo

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The pay isn't very important as long as there's a 1+ year visa attached to it, as I have lots of savings. I'm mainly interested in making sure I am here legally.

English teaching, translation, whatever, I'd be happy with it all.

Are there any job agencies I could work with? It seems that there's not much available on the online job portals. I am university educated (largely an irrelevant field though, History+Spanish majors), speak fluent Spanish and native English. My previous field was freelance writing, which is good for income but is insufficient to secure me a visa.

Alternatively, would I have success just cold dropping my resume in a bunch of English schools?

Thanks for the tips :)
 

Fdipo

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Rich One

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Thanks for the link! I'm aware of the present crisis and my expectations are very low in terms of pay, I can freelance for my living money, I'd probably accept like $3 USD an hour if it meant I got a visa lol.
Why Would an Institute with a teacher Surplus at the moment sponsor someone???
 

camel

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I'm surprised there aren't businesses that let foreigners (wanting residency) pay them to turn around and "hire" you and pay you in pesos (taking their cut, of course). Is there a law against that?
 

MatameBA

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The crisis aside, companies don't like sponsoring foreigners because of the extra costs/taxes implied. Argentine professionals tend to be well-educated and are motivated enough to meet the low standards of the work culture. Hiring foreigners is not that advantageous.

Most people get sponsored because they were brought here via a foreign multinational company or because they have some special skill that's hard to find. (That should give you a clue as to where to start looking)

It's definitely not impossible. People do get sponsored. But honestly, it's probably easier to find love and get married than find a visa sponsor.
 

Fdipo

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But honestly, it's probably easier to find love and get married than find a visa sponsor.
I love the honesty, haha. I do have other options - I might do a history master's at UBA for example while just freelancing to pay my my living costs.
 
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