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STX v. STT

echo2072
August 23, 2017 03:43PM

Registered: 6 months ago
Posts: 13

I'm planning my move to USVI in a year or so. I've visited STX numerous times over the years and never thought about moving to STT until I started looking for jobs on STX. I have a legal background (paralegal for 25 years) and also work part time as a bartender. I would appreciate any info or opinions about which island will be easier to find employment on. Thanks!!

Re: STX v. STT

Scubadoo
August 23, 2017 04:28PM

Registered: 3 years ago
Posts: 1,740

We certainly have law firms on both islands. Lots of restaurants/bars on STX but probably more on STT. In any case if you've read the prior discussions you've seen that many employers are reluctant to indulge off-island job seekers. You may have better luck with paralegal skilled profession. Should be easy to identify law firms to contact directly. Can probably look them up on the DLCA web site as well as web sites and phone directories.

Re: STX v. STT

AandA2VI
August 25, 2017 12:52AM

Registered: 5 years ago
Posts: 2,088

STT - WOOT WOOT! HAHA Im in STX.

For real though its TOTALLY different vibes and TOTALLY personal preference. You will have no choice but to visit both our you want to make a first hand decision. MANY threads oaths topic has been posted. Use the search function for hours of reading.

Re: STX v. STT

terry
August 25, 2017 09:54AM

Registered: 12 years ago
Posts: 2,524

Go to STT. We already have too many lawyers on STX.

Re: STX v. STT

East Ender
August 25, 2017 03:57PM

Registered: 12 years ago
Posts: 4,853

"Go to STT. We already have too many lawyers on STX."

LOL. I think there are as many lawyers as taxi drivers over here on St Thomas. big grin

Re: STX v. STT

echo2072
August 25, 2017 04:02PM

Registered: 6 months ago
Posts: 13

Clarify - I'm not a lawyer and that's not what I'm coming there to do/be. Been there done that and ready for something completely different. happy

Re: STX v. STT

Alana33
August 25, 2017 04:53PM

Registered: 5 years ago
Posts: 11,584

You really need to visit both places as while there are many similarities, there are just as many differences.

Your opportunities for jobs might be much better on STT.
Depends what floats your boat.

Good luck!

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