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Re: RE: Re: Jobs in Singapore

Postby henrycameron » Thu, 03 Nov 2016 3:19 pm

ecureilx wrote:
henrycameron wrote:Is there any vacancy for driver in Travel Agency?

Are you a Singaporean ? If not what passport / pass do you have in Singapore?


I am not a Singaporean. I have Employment pass.

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Re: RE: Re: RE: Re: Jobs in Singapore

Postby ecureilx » Thu, 03 Nov 2016 10:17 pm

henrycameron wrote:
ecureilx wrote:
henrycameron wrote:Is there any vacancy for driver in Travel Agency?

Are you a Singaporean ? If not what passport / pass do you have in Singapore?


I am not a Singaporean. I have Employment pass.

Tough getting a pass as driver for TA then.

Oh, do find A TA who pays enough for EP.

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Re: Jobs in Singapore

Postby Karl1988 » Mon, 16 Jan 2017 3:25 pm

Hi all,

My partner (24f) has been struggling to even get an interview for any of the jobs she has applied for. We're expats from the UK and have been in Singapore for almost 4 months now (loving the place by the way!). She's got qualifications in Business Admin but due to strict local laws she's not even getting an interview. She's currently on a LTVP. Any advice on the job hunt? She's even happy to be on a local wage, just something to keep her busy and earn some income.

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Re: Jobs in Singapore

Postby okonu » Mon, 16 Jan 2017 7:21 pm

Karl1988 wrote:Hi all,

My partner (24f) ... She's got qualifications in Business Admin but due to strict local laws she's not even getting an interview.... She's even happy to be on a local wage, just something to keep her busy and earn some income.


Uhm, do you know how condescending that sounds "even happy to be on a local wage"? Business Admin qualifications are usually from universities that have no brand name/ image in Singapore, and at 24 she is highly unlikely to have experience that is much, if any, value. Basically, she is probably looking at entry level admin & receptionist roles, and as she is probably monolingual, that will count against her.

To be more helpful - try the International Schools. They often have teacher assistant/ secretarial roles (AIS for example) and being monolingual not so much a problem for the English medium ones

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Re: RE: Re: Jobs in Singapore

Postby ecureilx » Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:19 pm

okonu wrote:Uhm, do you know how condescending that sounds "even happy to be on a local wage"? Business Admin qualifications are usually from universities that have no brand name/ image in Singapore, and at 24 she is highly unlikely to have experience that is much, if any, value. Basically, she is probably looking at entry level admin & receptionist roles, and as she is probably monolingual, that will count against her.


and getting LOCs for entry level jobs are getting harder and harder.

Good luck to the OP anyway !

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Re: Jobs in Singapore

Postby Karl1988 » Tue, 17 Jan 2017 9:30 am

okonu wrote:
Karl1988 wrote:Hi all,

My partner (24f) ... She's got qualifications in Business Admin but due to strict local laws she's not even getting an interview.... She's even happy to be on a local wage, just something to keep her busy and earn some income.


Uhm, do you know how condescending that sounds "even happy to be on a local wage"? Business Admin qualifications are usually from universities that have no brand name/ image in Singapore, and at 24 she is highly unlikely to have experience that is much, if any, value. Basically, she is probably looking at entry level admin & receptionist roles, and as she is probably monolingual, that will count against her.

To be more helpful - try the International Schools. They often have teacher assistant/ secretarial roles (AIS for example) and being monolingual not so much a problem for the English medium ones


I certainly didn't mean to sound condescending so apologies for any offence! Looking through these forums alot of people weren't going for jobs available that were below their expected wage. Thanks for the advice!

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Re: Jobs in Singapore

Postby terralovina » Wed, 31 May 2017 11:30 am

If she is still doing job hunt atm, I would highly suggest her to take some classes/courses to advance her skills & qualifications. The courses will keep her busy and at the same time giving her higher chance to get hired here. Best wishes!

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Re: Any photography jobs???

Postby kingmichael » Wed, 13 Sep 2017 10:48 pm

gfunk777ph wrote:Any photography jobs???

Just resign from a cruise ship and looking for a job here in Singapore. Any help???


Not exactly photography, but just saw the following part time job on Tall Ship Royal Albatross. I've been onboard that ship and she's a beauty. With your cruise ship experience, it might be your cup of tea! Just a thought... https://www.tallship.com.sg/careers/

Mike


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