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Choice between contract and permanent role

Post by rajini1234 » Wed, 29 Oct 2014 4:53 pm


I am 39yrs old and doing SAP Consulting at the moment

I am currently doing a contract which is paying about SGD 500/day, which is outside Singapore . It is about to finish in two months and still I don't know , whether it will get extended or not

I have got a permanent opportunity which pays about SGD 100K/Annum.

I am not sure, whether to take the permanent role or continue with the contract role and see whether it will get extended or not

Any suggestions?

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Post by Wd40 » Wed, 29 Oct 2014 5:41 pm

Depends on which country outside Singapore. You then need to compare your cost of living with Singapore's and whether you like the quality of life here v/s there.

Regarding perm v/s contract, you have to decide, nobody can suggest. Both can be risky and rewarding in different ways and also it could be a case of known devil v/s unknown angel.

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