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Working as an office secretary in Istanbul, Turkey

Alia's picture
By Alia - Posted on
09 January 2018

I'm a Indonesian lady from Jakarta Indonesia,
single mother with a son, 9 years old.
I had a career in Indonesia as a Secretary in a Big 4 Tax Consultant Company.
i earn good for it.

As i love to travel a lot, there's a time i travel to Turkey - Istanbul and Directly fall in love with this country and city.

i have a big plan in moving to Turkey - Istanbul, bringing along my son there, there will be some questions in my head for this matter:

- is it possible living in Istanbul with Office Secretary as my main Career? does the job earn well in Istanbul?
- Is it easy to get the good price Flats in Istanbul?
- I heard about the İmam Hatip Lisesi School for children, is there anyone knowing about this school? how i access the detail about this school?

thanks for all of your help.

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Last seen: 12 hours 41 min ago
Joined: 01/08/2017

Hi Alia, 

Have a look at our guide to the cost of living in Istanbul. Whether a secretary's salary will be enough to support you and your son will depend largely on your lifestyle and the benefits that come with the job.

Accommodation can be a hassle to find, but there are many options in Istanbul. The education system in Istanbul can be variable, but international schools can be a better option for expats.

Have you started looking for jobs in Istanbul yet?

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