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by bqazi001
Thu, 02 May 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: Careers & Jobs in Singapore
Topic: Having a hard time finding job on DP status
Replies: 7
Views: 1145

Re: Having a hard time finding job on DP status

Thank you @martincymru and @ Wong_Jnr. Yes I agree competition is tough and yes networking will definitely help. I think being persistent is important too as I came across a lot of people during networking who have just given up after a few months of search.
by bqazi001
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 11:34 am
Forum: Careers & Jobs in Singapore
Topic: Having a hard time finding job on DP status
Replies: 7
Views: 1145

Re: Having a hard time finding job on DP status

Thanks @sundaymorningstaple for your reply. The only thing I assumed was that I am a CPA with great experience in senior positions so it may not be as difficult. I did know for a fact that there are a lot of CPAs out here but again being an experienced professional makes a difference. I will continu...
by bqazi001
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 10:49 am
Forum: Careers & Jobs in Singapore
Topic: Having a hard time finding job on DP status
Replies: 7
Views: 1145

Having a hard time finding job on DP status

Hi All, I was wondering if someone can guide me. I moved to Singapore on a DP status in Feb and started applying for jobs in March and since then have not received any single call. I reached out to some well known recruiters here and their response was that they prefer Singaporeans, PR, PEP and peop...
by bqazi001
Thu, 22 Nov 2018 4:00 am
Forum: Relocating, Moving to Singapore
Topic: LTVP for my son
Replies: 4
Views: 3948

Re: LTVP for my son

Thanks so much @jdkexpat for your reply. Yes my husbands company is assigning a relocation company to take care of our paper work. My sons passport has my name on it. I really hope everything goes smooth.
by bqazi001
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 11:16 pm
Forum: Careers & Jobs in Singapore
Topic: Job search for a CPA on DP
Replies: 0
Views: 496

Job search for a CPA on DP

Hi There, I will be moving as a DP in Feb 2019 and I was wondering how the job process works for a DP. Is the job search similar like a local looking for job ? What kind of info or paperwork the employer of agency will ask for? A resume and referrals will be sufficient? Any feedback will be apprecia...
by bqazi001
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 11:26 pm
Forum: Parenting, Family & Schools
Topic: For-profit vs. Not-for-profit international schools
Replies: 6
Views: 4731

Re: For-profit vs. Not-for-profit international schools

Thanks PNGMK. Unfortunately since we will be coming to Singapore in Feb ICS said they cannot take him as they want students to start in January if entering in the middle of the year.
by bqazi001
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: Relocating, Moving to Singapore
Topic: LTVP for my son
Replies: 4
Views: 3948

Re: LTVP for my son

Thank you @sundaymorningstaple for your reply. No my husband has not adopted him we are in Canada and we never thought it would be an issue so never felt the need. But now that my husband has got a job there we just wanted to make sure. I have my son’s sole custody and his own father has not been in...
by bqazi001
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 4:44 am
Forum: Relocating, Moving to Singapore
Topic: LTVP for my son
Replies: 4
Views: 3948

LTVP for my son

Hi All,

I am looking for some advice. My husband will be getting his EP and I will be getting my DP. However I have a 14 year old from my previous marriage.I have the sole custody for my son. Will there be a problem in getting LTVP for him ?
by bqazi001
Sat, 10 Nov 2018 9:13 am
Forum: Parenting, Family & Schools
Topic: Suggestions for International School for Gr9
Replies: 0
Views: 951

Suggestions for International School for Gr9

Hi There, Is there anyone in this forum who have kids in secondary(9-12). We are moving to Singapore in a few months from Canada because of my husband's job and we are having a hard time to decide which school we should pick. We are looking more for a school that is good academically. So far I have ...
by bqazi001
Sat, 10 Nov 2018 8:54 am
Forum: Parenting, Family & Schools
Topic: For-profit vs. Not-for-profit international schools
Replies: 6
Views: 4731

Re: For-profit vs. Not-for-profit international schools

Hi There, can someone give me feedback about international community school vs Canadian International school. My son is in grade 9 and we will be moving to Singapore soon. Currently he goes to a catholic school in Canada and is in their AP program. I have read a lot of mixed reviews for CIS and not ...

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