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  • Ruby Know Ruby, Will Travel Hiro Asari Engine Yard, Inc. http://www.flickr.com/photos/34530295@N06/5838467145Monday, July 18, 2011
  • Important announcementMonday, July 18, 2011
  • World Cup Champions!Monday, July 18, 2011 View slide
  • World Cup Champions!Monday, July 18, 2011 View slide
  • Ruby Know Ruby, Will Travel Hiro Asari Engine Yard, Inc. http://www.flickr.com/photos/34530295@N06/5838467145Monday, July 18, 2011
  • About me • Engine Yard JRuby JRuby Support Engineer at Engine YardMonday, July 18, 2011
  • About me • Been living in the US since collegeMonday, July 18, 2011
  • Why work overseas? • Ask Matz • As for me, one thing led to another…Monday, July 18, 2011
  • A Turning Point • Grew Scholarship • For high school students • http://www.grew-bancroft.or.jp/Monday, July 18, 2011
  • Ruby? • Ruby There is nothing special about Ruby in this talk. • Python Java PHP Honestly, it could’ve just as well been Python, Java, or even PHP.Monday, July 18, 2011
  • 3 Things You Need to Work Overseas • Communication Skills • Legal Status (Visa) • Job OfferMonday, July 18, 2011
  • Language Barrier http://www.flickr.com/photos/7254524@N08/2254056957Monday, July 18, 2011
  • Which Language? http://www.flickr.com/photos/37335357@N00/4121161376Monday, July 18, 2011
  • English Still the lingua franca http://www.flickr.com/photos/55497864@N00/4191682449Monday, July 18, 2011
  • Chinese Have potential http://www.flickr.com/photos/59703194@N00/2472958311Monday, July 18, 2011
  • To Learn English… • Motivation required • It can be as simple as “I want to speak with that person.” After all, this is the primary motive for children to learn a language.Monday, July 18, 2011
  • How Fluent do you have to be? • I don’t know. • But if you wait until you are perfect, you’ll miss the chance to communicate with others.Monday, July 18, 2011
  • How Fluent do you have to be? • Very few natives speak grammatically correct English 100% of the time.Monday, July 18, 2011
  • How? • Solid foundation proves helpful. • 600Monday, July 18, 2011
  • How? • Learn from anything and everythingMonday, July 18, 2011
  • … For example…Monday, July 18, 2011
  • Learn From Music • If I needed someone to love I learned the past tense You’re the one that in the subjunctive mood I’d be thinking of from the BeatlesMonday, July 18, 2011
  • Learn From Music, part 2 God save the Queen We mean it man We love our Queen God saves http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~sx4t-akym/others/pistols_translation.htm#02Monday, July 18, 2011
  • Learn From Music, part 2 • God save the Queen We mean it, man We love our Queen God saves http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~sx4t-akym/others/pistols_translation.htm#02Monday, July 18, 2011
  • How? • Don’t translate. • Translation is in essence the composition in Japanese.Monday, July 18, 2011
  • How? • Buy an “English-English” dictionary • Pictures Dictionary could be useful http://www.flickr.com/photos/98609821@N00/4815236233Monday, July 18, 2011
  • How? • “The English Japanese people speak” • “I ate a chicken last night.” vs “I ate chicken last night.”Monday, July 18, 2011
  • How? • Speak a lot, write a lot. • Keep at it.Monday, July 18, 2011
  • The Mental Side • No one can hear you if you don’t speak up. http://www.flickr.com/photos/25232127@N00/347638513Monday, July 18, 2011
  • The Mental Side • They will listen (patiently, even) if you have something interesting to say. http://www.flickr.com/photos/92822286@N00/5522793626Monday, July 18, 2011
  • The Mental Side • … “The common language in the scientific world should be poor English” http://d.hatena.ne.jp/lovelovedog/20101016/hetaMonday, July 18, 2011
  • Legal issues • You need a visa to legally work in the US. • You can sneak in if you work at a “Japanese” restaurant. • IANALMonday, July 18, 2011
  • US Visa Classifications • Family-based • Employment-based • Student • Investor • LotteryMonday, July 18, 2011
  • Visas • Family-based • Marriage • Adoption • Sponsorship by a relative who has permanent residence http://www.flickr.com/photos/51035786238@N01/78128272Monday, July 18, 2011
  • Visas • Employment-based • H-1 H-1 visa situation is volatile • Annual Quota • Larger employers tend to have knowledgeable legal staff to help youMonday, July 18, 2011
  • VisasMonday, July 18, 2011
  • Visas • Student • Transferable • Invalid for off-campus employment • Seek a job while in schoolMonday, July 18, 2011
  • Visas • Investor • 10 With enough capital ($10K or so), this might be the shortest pathMonday, July 18, 2011
  • Visas • Diversity Lottery • http://www.dvlottery.state.gov • Good luck!Monday, July 18, 2011
  • Visas • “Startup” visa • … Only whispers now, but may gain tractionMonday, July 18, 2011
  • Elsewhere… • 25 Consider Working Holidays • Not for career • Use it for networking, perhapsMonday, July 18, 2011
  • Job Search • In the case of the USA • Job search is a game in which you market your abilities to your potential employerMonday, July 18, 2011
  • Job Search • Different rules apply in the US • No set format for résumés • It is illegal to discriminate on the basis of age, sex, or appearance.Monday, July 18, 2011
  • Job Search • It’s not what you know, but who you know.Monday, July 18, 2011
  • Networking for Engineers • Publish or perish • github Are you on github? Why not?Monday, July 18, 2011
  • Networking for Engineers • Attend conferences overseas, and network with fellow attendeesMonday, July 18, 2011
  • SNS Business-oriented SNS • LinkedIn JRuby Consider LinkedIn, which uses JRuby.Monday, July 18, 2011
  • Ruby The Last RubyKaigi Thank you, staff!Monday, July 18, 2011
  • Github T-shirts!Monday, July 18, 2011
  • The End Twitter @hiro_asari G+ http://gplus.to/hiroasari LinkedIn http://linkedin.com/in/hiroasari asari.ruby@gmail.com hasari@engineyard.com http://github.com/banzaimanMonday, July 18, 2011
  • Thank You Twitter @hiro_asari G+ http://gplus.to/hiroasari LinkedIn http://linkedin.com/in/hiroasari asari.ruby@gmail.com hasari@engineyard.com http://github.com/banzaimanMonday, July 18, 2011