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Fellow Kababayan...or someone with generous time..pls help..

Postby angelsurfin » Mon, 31 Jul 2006 2:15 am

Hi, im a teacher by profession..tryin my luck here in singapore..its almost 2 months but still i dont have a job..i already applied to MOE if i can secure a teaching career..they denied me..not telling reasons why...so, my usual day of looking for a job is getting newspaper and online application and some walk in interviews..i even went to a job fair...and fill up alot of application forms..but still to no avail...it seems hopeless..but i would love to settle down here...i have an admin/secretarial experience and a year of outdoor sales...i am looking for a thread b4 here about a girl looking also for a job but i cant find it...i think accounting course cya..any filipino..pls let me know my next move...i dnt want to giv up here...any comment or suggestion would be gladly appreciated....my email add is angelsurfin@yahoo.com..

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Postby angelsurfin » Mon, 31 Jul 2006 9:18 am

i hope anne_2276 will give me some ideas bout job hunting here in singapore...hope u'll keep in touch..please..and for those who can help us finding a job here...pls let us know...Godbless to all...

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Postby Bremen » Mon, 31 Jul 2006 9:54 pm

Your problem is that you have no special degree or skills that cannot be found in the local populace. If someone hires you and tries to apply for a work permit with the MoM, they will deny the permit because you have no special skills.

How many years have you taught? What subjects? What are your degrees? PhD?

admin/secretarial is nothing special here, and for outdoor sales you have hundreds of Polytechnic students.

Also, it's usually a better idea to apply from abroad rather than burning up all your money here.
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Teacher by Profession

Postby angelsurfin » Tue, 01 Aug 2006 8:20 am

hi bremen, aside from admin and sales experiences, im a teacher by profession..i used to teach Computer education and in the academe for six years..a technical teacher by profession and a well rounded person in terms of basic subject matter of primary and secondary level like english, math, social science and others. also acquainted with human formation and used to give team building to the academe and corporate world...if there any referals..hope u inform me..thanks...any agency u can refer or agent? hope some help from there..thanks again...

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Re: Teacher by Profession

Postby Bremen » Tue, 01 Aug 2006 12:43 pm

angelsurfin wrote:hi bremen, aside from admin and sales experiences, im a teacher by profession..i used to teach Computer education and in the academe for six years..a technical teacher by profession and a well rounded person in terms of basic subject matter of primary and secondary level like english, math, social science and others. also acquainted with human formation and used to give team building to the academe and corporate world...if there any referals..hope u inform me..thanks...any agency u can refer or agent? hope some help from there..thanks again...


You will not get anywhere through agents.

Again, what are your qualifications? Do you have a master's degree in IT? A Phd? THAT'S what will make you attractive to the local schools. English, math, social sciences, etc, all pointless to mention them if you don't have the certifications to prove it.
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got Masters in Educational Administration

Postby angelsurfin » Tue, 01 Aug 2006 11:01 pm

Yup.got a masteral units in Educational Administration from University of the Philippines..sorry, but its not only certifications and level of studies that make you land a job here...not at all..it could be..but not at all...i've known a friend here...supervisor now of one of their company department..he didnt have any special education or what so ever...but he manage to climb the ladder of success because he believed he could...and loook at him right now....dont wori, il get some help from others who are willing to encourage rather than dumpen one's spirit..thanks but no thanks bremen..Godbless you bro! :wink: 8-)

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Re: got Masters in Educational Administration

Postby Plavt » Tue, 01 Aug 2006 11:51 pm

angelsurfin wrote:Yup.got a masteral units in Educational Administration from University of the Philippines..


Does Singapore recognize this? Here in the UK degrees obtained from Philippine Universities are not recognized. I don't wish to be discouraging but I think this may be the same in Singapore. Hopefully somebody with more local knowledge than me will be able to tell you.

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keep on tryin....

Postby angelsurfin » Wed, 02 Aug 2006 12:30 am

8-) tnx mod...anyway, im still tryin..nd i never lose hope..tnx once again..Godbless :)

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Re: keep on tryin....

Postby briceloh » Wed, 02 Aug 2006 12:49 am

angelsurfin wrote:8-) tnx mod...anyway, im still tryin..nd i never lose hope..tnx once again..Godbless :)


I hoped you are not using this mode of English when submitting your applications.
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Re: keep on tryin....

Postby angelsurfin » Wed, 02 Aug 2006 6:54 am

briceloh wrote:
angelsurfin wrote:8-) tnx mod...anyway, im still tryin..nd i never lose hope..tnx once again..Godbless :)


I hoped you are not using this mode of English when submitting your applications.


8-) NOTED... have a good day my friend....:wink:

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hi

Postby eddie_b » Thu, 11 Jan 2007 11:53 am

this thread has been silent for quite some time now.

just want to know if you already found a job?

i have nothing to offer, but i am asking out of curiosity.

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Yup...

Postby angelsurfin » Thu, 11 Jan 2007 5:39 pm

Yup..got a work since last August in the Academe field...
Was able to make my wife and my daughter come here last december to be with me in singapore...thanks for the curiosity...Godbless...

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Re: Yup...

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 11 Jan 2007 9:38 pm

angelsurfin wrote:Was able to make my wife and my daughter come here last december to be with me in singapore...


I'm curious now.......

Why on earth would you want to "MAKE" your wife and daughter come here? Didn't they want to come? :(

If they did want to come then I hope your degrees aren't in English, as they have enough problems here with that already.

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Postby angelsurfin » Thu, 18 Jan 2007 5:46 pm

sorry for that, it's a typographical error...

the problem with most of people here is they think they're standing on a high ground just because they speak in "slang"...so oblivious that they never realize they're just a fly standing on a carabao.

what a pity...

Cheers! :wink:

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 18 Jan 2007 10:35 pm

angelsurfin wrote:sorry for that, it's a typographical error...

the problem with most of people here is they think they're standing on a high ground just because they speak in "slang"...so oblivious that they never realize they're just a fly standing on a carabao.

what a pity...

Cheers! :wink:


I'm even more curious now.......

So very full of yourself. What was the Typographical error? It looked more like just plain improper English to me. I'm not trying to get down on you. You stated you were a teacher! I though teachers liked to constantly keep learning and knowing that you were not a Native Speaker it could have been an honest mistake. Nobody is trying to stand on high ground except you. Oh yes, what slang? Anyway, "made" typed "mead" or "amde" are typographical errors. Using "made" was an incorrect choice of words. Your pride has now earned you some........

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