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Someone at Deutsche bank is becoming famous....

Postby Wd40 » Fri, 02 Jan 2015 10:04 pm

http://therealsingapore.com/content/deu ... -positions

Although you dont see too many comments on that link. TRS's FB page which links this article has 445 likes, 325 shares and 349 comments

https://www.facebook.com/therealsingapo ... 3568923811

http://forums.hardwarezone.com.sg/eat-d ... 26385.html

This HWZ thread has got 17 pages already!

All this in a span of 8 hrs.Is there xenophobia in the air? You bet!

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Re: Someone at Deutsche bank is becoming famous....

Postby JR8 » Sat, 03 Jan 2015 12:03 am

Q. 'Why don't you want to open a subsidiary in Singapore?'

A. 'It's impossible to get the staff'.
B. 'They institutionally hate us'
C. One word via Facebook etc, and our entire futures can be ruined via a populist swarm.

So Mr. Foreign-Talent do you still feel good about relocating to Singapore, well do you?
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Re: Someone at Deutsche bank is becoming famous....

Postby Brah » Sat, 03 Jan 2015 12:39 am

Worse that that, he appears to be a new citizen. So he's doubly screwed.

Social media, truly a double-edged sword.
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Postby Mi Amigo » Sat, 03 Jan 2015 3:33 am

The ironic thing about this is that all those irrational, bigoted, racist comments have kind of proved the point he was trying to make.
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Re: Someone at Deutsche bank is becoming famous....

Postby nakatago » Sat, 03 Jan 2015 6:27 am

It's like picking between a douchebag and a turd sandwich.


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Re: Someone at Deutsche bank is becoming famous....

Postby x9200 » Sat, 03 Jan 2015 9:43 am

Yes. Regardless his fans and their black and white universe It is a damn arrogant for a neophyte to act like this.

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Re: Someone at Deutsche bank is becoming famous....

Postby Aragorn2000 » Mon, 05 Jan 2015 7:56 am

I can't help feeling sympathetic towards Singaporeans. There is a disproportionate representation of Indians in any IT team in any company.
I'm wondering if there is any hiring bias?
If not, what are the other reasons?

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Re: Someone at Deutsche bank is becoming famous....

Postby Wd40 » Mon, 05 Jan 2015 8:25 am

Is the situation any different in other developed countries? Which country gets the highest number of H1B visas?



Also factor in Indians are more likely to be willing to work in Singapore than people from Poland wanting to work in Singapore, for example. But in case of London, it is more neutral. So find out if there plenty of Indians working in IT in London. You then have your answer.

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Re: Someone at Deutsche bank is becoming famous....

Postby Aragorn2000 » Mon, 05 Jan 2015 8:31 am

Nope. That's why I'm asking. The fact that it's happening everywhere doesn't mean there's no hiring bias towards Indians. In fact, it kinda confirms it.

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Re: Someone at Deutsche bank is becoming famous....

Postby Wd40 » Mon, 05 Jan 2015 8:36 am

Yupp, there is. Same way as there is a bias towards outsourcing manufacturing to China.

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Re: Someone at Deutsche bank is becoming famous....

Postby rajagainstthemachine » Mon, 05 Jan 2015 10:14 am

Back on the original topic, I think the guy has a case of foot in mouth disease, poked a hornets nest and he got stung.
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Re: Someone at Deutsche bank is becoming famous....

Postby Barnsley » Mon, 05 Jan 2015 10:53 am

Aragorn2000 wrote:I can't help feeling sympathetic towards Singaporeans. There is a disproportionate representation of Indians in any IT team in any company.
I'm wondering if there is any hiring bias?
If not, what are the other reasons?



There are so many IT jobs in Singapore though , are there enough local folks capable of doing so?

I appreciate the reputation of some of the Indian IT here is pretty low , a lot of talk no action , but very good at the politics, but who else is going to fill the void?

I am pretty sure not every Taxi Uncle is an IT person out of work.
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Re: Someone at Deutsche bank is becoming famous....

Postby x9200 » Mon, 05 Jan 2015 10:56 am

Aragorn2000 wrote:Nope. That's why I'm asking. The fact that it's happening everywhere doesn't mean there's no hiring bias towards Indians. In fact, it kinda confirms it.

Indians are well represented in the IT industry (sheer number based) and willing to work for less. What else do you need?

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Re: Someone at Deutsche bank is becoming famous....

Postby x9200 » Mon, 05 Jan 2015 11:08 am

I can believe some Indians may tend to hire Indians but TBH, across all the sectors I would rather expect there is an anti-Indian bias. Many local, non-Indian customers almost openly say they would prefer not to be served by Indians. This is for example the situation in health/therapy related sectors.

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Re: Someone at Deutsche bank is becoming famous....

Postby Wd40 » Mon, 05 Jan 2015 11:15 am

Barnsley wrote:
Aragorn2000 wrote:I can't help feeling sympathetic towards Singaporeans. There is a disproportionate representation of Indians in any IT team in any company.
I'm wondering if there is any hiring bias?
If not, what are the other reasons?



There are so many IT jobs in Singapore though , are there enough local folks capable of doing so?

I appreciate the reputation of some of the Indian IT here is pretty low , a lot of talk no action , but very good at the politics, but who else is going to fill the void?

I am pretty sure not every Taxi Uncle is an IT person out of work.


Its not a case of lot of talk no action, but I think most Indian IT guys are pretty good at, like how JR8 once put it "reasonably well informed winging it" :) If not we wouldn't have been so successful.


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