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what is my chance of S pass approval?

Postby batman_2006 » Mon, 27 Nov 2006 8:10 pm

hi to all! i would like to ask my chances of S pass approval. I was given an offer from one of the big companies in singapore (MNC) and i went through an agency (jobsdb) based in singapore. Im in the IT industry with 8 yrs of IT experience and my problem is.. i dont have the degree, i finished upto 2nd yr college only. my agency passed my documents to MOM last week but up to now no result yet. The agency always tells me not to worry about it, but its impossible that i wont get worried because i really wanted to work in singapore and its a chance of a lifetime for me.

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Postby jpatokal » Mon, 27 Nov 2006 10:40 pm

If it's a big MNC, the salary offered is decent and you have 8 years of solid work experience, then you should be OK.
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Postby batman_2006 » Tue, 28 Nov 2006 9:38 am

thanks for the reply. i really appreciate it. it feels differently while waiting for the result, cant descibe it hehe. i already informed my boss last week that i was hired in one of the companies in singapore but i didnt submit a resignation letter yet. right now, my boss always ask me if im going to pursue my resignation, so he can start looking for a person who can replace my position. its so hard on my side to assume that my application to MOM is 90% or 100% approved. my other problem is.. once my MOM application is approved, the company that hired me in singapore is in urgent need. so what do you think? do i have to pass a resignation letter today? eventhough i havent receive any information about my MOM application yet then i will just assume that its going to be OK.

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hi

Postby loo12345 » Tue, 28 Nov 2006 5:26 pm

hello,

I would also like to know my chances. :)

Malaysian, 4-5 years experience in networks IT field, a few certifications, no degree and no diploma. Just got a high school diploma.

Employer is also a big MNC. IT field, in networks.

How do i fare?
Thanks.

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Postby cleopatrikke » Tue, 28 Nov 2006 8:01 pm

batman_2006 wrote:thanks for the reply. i really appreciate it. it feels differently while waiting for the result, cant descibe it hehe. i already informed my boss last week that i was hired in one of the companies in singapore but i didnt submit a resignation letter yet. right now, my boss always ask me if im going to pursue my resignation, so he can start looking for a person who can replace my position. its so hard on my side to assume that my application to MOM is 90% or 100% approved. my other problem is.. once my MOM application is approved, the company that hired me in singapore is in urgent need. so what do you think? do i have to pass a resignation letter today? eventhough i havent receive any information about my MOM application yet then i will just assume that its going to be OK.


Hmnn, now's the time to use your gutfeeling and decide through it. :P Seriously, I've been through that situation. Only that I'm not afraid to give up my previous job though. Evaluate your situation, how much risk are you taking. How much are you going to loose should things turns out different from your expectations. You should be able to decide from there. You can try to talk to your boss about it. As early as now, try to look around for new pal that you can recommend to replace you once you're ready to fly here.

That..... is just an input.

All the best. :D
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Postby jpatokal » Tue, 28 Nov 2006 9:21 pm

batman_2006 wrote:thanks for the reply. i really appreciate it. it feels differently while waiting for the result, cant descibe it hehe. i already informed my boss last week that i was hired in one of the companies in singapore but i didnt submit a resignation letter yet. right now, my boss always ask me if im going to pursue my resignation, so he can start looking for a person who can replace my position. its so hard on my side to assume that my application to MOM is 90% or 100% approved. my other problem is.. once my MOM application is approved, the company that hired me in singapore is in urgent need. so what do you think? do i have to pass a resignation letter today? eventhough i havent receive any information about my MOM application yet then i will just assume that its going to be OK.

Does your current contract state a resignation period? You'll often have to give notice at least one month before you can leave... you've already done the right thing* by giving your boss a heads-up, but legally the contract is the only thing that matters and I wouldn't hand in a resignation until I have to.

* Not necessarily the smart thing though: announcing your intention to jump ship may not reflect well on you if the Sg job falls through at the last minute.
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Postby batman_2006 » Fri, 01 Dec 2006 8:53 am

Just want to update you all......

My S pass has already been approved. Im so happy :D :D :D

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HAPPY FOR U TOO!!

Postby loo12345 » Sat, 02 Dec 2006 2:34 pm

congrats man.!!!

now its my turn to worry about mine.
same case as you..but just with 4 years of network experience.
anyway, how long did it take yours to be approved since eubmission?
and how about those medical exams, documents etc etc....

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Postby batman_2006 » Mon, 04 Dec 2006 9:01 am

Thx loo..

It took about 1 week before it was approved. I was soo worried at that time but i kept myself strong and always think positive of the result. The agency whose helping me, called me up and told me about the good news!! I was really happy coz i was expecting for it... They informed me that the IN Principal Approval Letter will be sent to me. I am required to do the medical checkup (Blood Test and X-ray) and bring it to Singapore. Need to bring also the original copy of all the documents that I submitted to MOM. Thats it!

Anyway, Just be positive and pray harder while waiting (It works on me). Good luck buddy!

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Postby loo12345 » Wed, 06 Dec 2006 9:18 am

HAHAHA,....thanks man....i got it too!!!!

I am very happy now. Just need to get the last part done. thats all.
So we can do it locally or must be in singapore to do it, maybe they have a panel hospital ??


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