Asking for suggestion regarding a job opportunity

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Asking for suggestion regarding a job opportunity

Post by ngzen1992 » Fri, 02 Dec 2016 11:58 am

Hi all,

I am a Malaysian degree holder fresh graduate engineer, recently I applied a job (Software Engineer) in X company. The job scope is interesting, the salary is below average which I can accept since I am a fresh graduate. However, X company can only provide me Work Permit and when I read through my IPA letter, the position given is "Assistant Engineer". I did a little digging and found out actually Assistant Engineer is usually for diploma grad and this will slow down the career progression. While HR told me that I can be promoted internally based on my performance. Any suggestion? Thank you very much!

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Re: Asking for suggestion regarding a job opportunity

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:30 pm

Yep. Take it or leave it, or wait for something better to come along (which may take a while). The choice is yours. How badly do you want to get your foot in the door in Singapore?
SOME PEOPLE TRY TO TURN BACK THEIR ODOMETERS. NOT ME. I WANT PEOPLE TO KNOW WHY I LOOK THIS WAY. I'VE TRAVELED A LONG WAY, AND SOME OF THE ROADS WEREN'T PAVED. ~ Will Rogers

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Re: Asking for suggestion regarding a job opportunity

Post by ngzen1992 » Sat, 03 Dec 2016 2:06 am

This will be my first time to work in Sg if this really happens, I always look forward to get a job in Sg, I've determined every pros and cons, I will have the opportunity to learn the in-demand skills currently, on the other hand, I will need to take up at least 3 years to climb up to a formal engineer position.

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Re: Asking for suggestion regarding a job opportunity

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 03 Dec 2016 7:44 pm

Go back and read my first reply.
SOME PEOPLE TRY TO TURN BACK THEIR ODOMETERS. NOT ME. I WANT PEOPLE TO KNOW WHY I LOOK THIS WAY. I'VE TRAVELED A LONG WAY, AND SOME OF THE ROADS WEREN'T PAVED. ~ Will Rogers

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