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Yerin
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Effects on quitting job after getting PR

Post by Yerin » Sun, 02 Dec 2018 1:15 am

Hi I just got my PR recently but unluckily due to some vocational disease, I think I am not able to continue with my current job.

My concern is, will this affect my future if I quit immediately? I only have a few dollars in my CPF account now. Does this leave a bad impact on my future citizenship application or job hunting?

My current plan is to go unemployed for a few months and try to get healthy before going back to work.

Thanks for any advice in advance.

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Re: Effects on quitting job after getting PR

Post by PNGMK » Sun, 02 Dec 2018 8:13 am

No, you can be unemployed as long as you can afford but at some point when your REP comes up for renewal you will have issues getting a renewal. Also taking a very low paying job will not help for REP renewal.
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Re: Effects on quitting job after getting PR

Post by The Ref » Sun, 02 Dec 2018 1:20 pm

I would think the benefits of staying employed with sick leave would at least help out - even "unpaid" leave for a while whilst staying employed would look much better on both future job applications and on REP.

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