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Re: EP Processing Time

Postby Strong Eagle » Mon, 19 Jun 2017 10:20 pm

goldgoldstars wrote:I am offered $5k/mo and I have 3.5 years of experience.

The status is now pending from vetting agencies.

I studied in Singapore years back (bachelor's degree) for 2 years. Also the HR mentioned that they have indeed posted the job ad on the Singapore jobbanks - and I saw the job post too - though I can't see it now, perhaps it's expired?

I tried using the SAT tool and when I tried 4.8k salary, the tool said that I am eligible for both Epass and Spass.

What do you think the chances of getting approval for such case?

Any comments :(


Are you going to be working for a body shop or directly for an end employer?

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Re: EP Processing Time

Postby goldgoldstars » Mon, 19 Jun 2017 10:32 pm

Strong Eagle wrote:
Are you going to be working for a body shop or directly for an end employer?


Hi Strong Eagle,

I have signed the offer letter prepared by the employer itself - no consulting firm involved whatsoever. I suppose it is considered an end employer?

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Re: EP Processing Time

Postby Strong Eagle » Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:04 pm

goldgoldstars wrote:
Strong Eagle wrote:
Are you going to be working for a body shop or directly for an end employer?


Hi Strong Eagle,

I have signed the offer letter prepared by the employer itself - no consulting firm involved whatsoever. I suppose it is considered an end employer?


What I mean is... the company that is hiring you... do they have an intention of placing you into other companies as a consultant/tech/specialist?

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Re: EP Processing Time

Postby goldgoldstars » Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:35 pm

Strong Eagle wrote:
goldgoldstars wrote:
Strong Eagle wrote:
Are you going to be working for a body shop or directly for an end employer?


Hi Strong Eagle,

I have signed the offer letter prepared by the employer itself - no consulting firm involved whatsoever. I suppose it is considered an end employer?


What I mean is... the company that is hiring you... do they have an intention of placing you into other companies as a consultant/tech/specialist?


Hi Strong Eagle,

No. I believe they won't as I will be working as one of their in-house designers.

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Re: EP Processing Time

Postby Strong Eagle » Tue, 20 Jun 2017 12:08 am

Then you are past one hurdle... there have been many posts in this forum from people who want to work for bodyshops... they wait and wait and wait.

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Re: EP Processing Time

Postby goldgoldstars » Tue, 20 Jun 2017 12:12 am

Yay!

For 3++ years experience, do you think it is logical to be paid 5k per mo?

Pls advice.

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Re: EP Processing Time

Postby ecureilx » Tue, 20 Jun 2017 4:55 am

goldgoldstars wrote:Yay!

For 3++ years experience, do you think it is logical to be paid 5k per mo?

Pls advice.

Experience in what ?

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Re: EP Processing Time

Postby goldgoldstars » Tue, 20 Jun 2017 6:52 am

I'm hired as a UX designer. I have 3.5 years of relevant experience :)

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Re: EP Processing Time

Postby ecureilx » Tue, 20 Jun 2017 8:20 am

goldgoldstars wrote:I'm hired as a UX designer. I have 3.5 years of relevant experience :)


Are you asking if you are over paid or under paid ?

I would say you are just there or around the upper range. Not under paid

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Re: EP Processing Time

Postby goldgoldstars » Tue, 20 Jun 2017 8:32 am

ecureilx wrote:
Are you asking if you are over paid or under paid ?

I would say you are just there or around the upper range. Not under paid


Thanks Ecureilx!

Is getting higher (but not too high I suppose, or it would also lead to rejection yeah?) pay will increase the chance of the EP approval?

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Re: EP Processing Time

Postby singaporeflyer » Tue, 20 Jun 2017 10:05 am

goldgoldstars wrote:I am offered $5k/mo and I have 3.5 years of experience.

The status is now pending from vetting agencies.

I studied in Singapore years back (bachelor's degree) for 2 years. Also the HR mentioned that they have indeed posted the job ad on the Singapore jobbanks - and I saw the job post too - though I can't see it now, perhaps it's expired?

I tried using the SAT tool and when I tried 4.8k salary, the tool said that I am eligible for both Epass and Spass.

What do you think the chances of getting approval for such case?

Any comments :(


Decent chance to get it approved.

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Re: EP Processing Time

Postby goldgoldstars » Tue, 20 Jun 2017 10:08 am

singaporeflyer wrote:
goldgoldstars wrote:I am offered $5k/mo and I have 3.5 years of experience.

The status is now pending from vetting agencies.

I studied in Singapore years back (bachelor's degree) for 2 years. Also the HR mentioned that they have indeed posted the job ad on the Singapore jobbanks - and I saw the job post too - though I can't see it now, perhaps it's expired?

I tried using the SAT tool and when I tried 4.8k salary, the tool said that I am eligible for both Epass and Spass.

What do you think the chances of getting approval for such case?

Any comments :(


Decent chance to get it approved.


Decent :) I'll take that! Thanks heaps! Hopefully soon I'll get the happy news!

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Re: EP Processing Time

Postby alisterchh » Wed, 21 Jun 2017 9:16 pm

Anyone have any update on EP approval? Mine waited for 2 weeks so far

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Re: EP Processing Time

Postby goldgoldstars » Wed, 21 Jun 2017 9:21 pm

alisterchh wrote:Anyone have any update on EP approval? Mine waited for 2 weeks so far


Would you mind sharing your background pls?

I heard it could be up to 15 working days..

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Re: EP Processing Time

Postby alisterchh » Wed, 21 Jun 2017 9:36 pm

I am a Malaysian Chinese. EP submitted since 9-June.


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