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Why so hard to find job in Singapore?

Postby belle1980 » Sat, 31 Mar 2007 3:01 am

now job marketing better, but why still hard to find job? expecially in my majore~~~

who can tell me do i change my majore when i continue my education??

which course is the best?

thanks

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Re: Why so hard to find job in sg.??

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 31 Mar 2007 8:55 am

belle1980 wrote:now job marketing better, but why still hard to find job? expecially in my majore~~~

who can tell me do i change my majore when i continue my education??

which course is the best?

thanks


Sorry belle1980 but I am afraid there is not enough data to answer your question. You haven't told us whether you are a local/PR or a foreigner. You also haven't told us what your major is. Additionally, if you are still in school are you setting your requirements too high initially? Just because the statistics say you should earn $xxx /mo in this occupation does that mean you automatically should get that amount? You have also not indicated whether or not you have experience. Like I said, not enough data.

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Postby brownR » Sat, 31 Mar 2007 10:18 am

I suppose job market is different to loacl and foreigners?

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Postby Strong Eagle » Sat, 31 Mar 2007 1:06 pm

brownR wrote:I suppose job market is different to loacl and foreigners?


Not really, except that many local jobs cannot be taken by foreigners.

But where foreigners can work I've seen that local talent is on a competitive footing... all it takes is equivalent experience, education, attitude, and track record of success.

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Re: Why so hard to find job in sg.??

Postby belle1980 » Mon, 02 Apr 2007 1:23 am

I am PR here, but i dont think so PR easy to find job~

one thing you are right, myabe my requirements too high, I must know the fact that i am only 1 year experience, I need learn~~~~

anyway, thanks~~will continue to looking for job,hope get luck enough! :)

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Postby brifusg » Mon, 02 Apr 2007 8:37 pm

what is your major? One possible reason could be due to your English. Frankly speaking, fr what you posted it seems that your English is not very good. Unless you know Mandarin, otherwise, yes, it is hard.

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Postby belle1980 » Wed, 04 Apr 2007 10:02 am

thanks

so i need to learn english i know that is big deal due to work.
Just one moment can change everything!!!

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Postby chixchix » Wed, 04 Apr 2007 2:39 pm

hahahah People who can speak English are told to speak Mandarin but people who can speak Mandarin are being advised to learn English.

Why dont employers term the word "Bilingual " as English and Malay or tamil or something else ?
Always have a smile on that face!

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Postby endlssorrow » Mon, 09 Apr 2007 10:17 am

well.. they r the boss... we r the working ones =)

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finding a job in singapore

Postby srividya » Wed, 11 Apr 2007 9:51 am

I am new here having come on a DP pass. am a qualified acct from india......but i am not getting any responses for my applications. any other means to try for a job.........pls advise. or would u say waiting till we can apply for a PR next year to try and get a job would be simpler?

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 11 Apr 2007 1:36 pm

srividya wrote:I am new here having come on a DP pass. am a qualified acct from india......but i am not getting any responses for my applications. any other means to try for a job.........pls advise. or would u say waiting till we can apply for a PR next year to try and get a job would be simpler?


Srividya,

How familiar are you with the online workpermit application software from MOM? How about ACRA? IRAS? GST? (not what it is, but how to access and use online). If you are trying to get a job as an accountant (not an accounts assistant/executive - which is the same thing as a bookkeeper) you will have to be familiar with the local filing requirements, statutory requirements and so forth. It might be better to set your sights slightly lower and get a job first. Having said that, be sure to note to prospective employers that you ARE on a Dependant's Pass which will qualify you to get a Letter of Consent (requested by the employer). This will give you the right to work and won't cost the employer anything in foreign worker levies either. They won't have any levies or employer cpf contributions to pay. This is a selling point!

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Postby yan_26 » Fri, 13 Apr 2007 2:21 pm

belle1980 wrote:thanks

so i need to learn english i know that is big deal due to work.


hi,i am from sg,i am jobless for long period too.My english is bad too.
So what m i doing now.I working out my small biz,doing part time teaching,do some volunteer works.Taking vocal course too.
I knoe a little basic tarot reading.

Teach what u proud of or provided your skills to ppl who need help,who dun knoe what u knoe.U can get more friends,more oppunjunity.
Love U Foerver !!

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Postby Strong Eagle » Fri, 13 Apr 2007 4:49 pm

yan_26 wrote:
belle1980 wrote:thanks

so i need to learn english i know that is big deal due to work.


hi,i am from sg,i am jobless for long period too.My english is bad too.
So what m i doing now.I working out my small biz,doing part time teaching,do some volunteer works.Taking vocal course too.
I knoe a little basic tarot reading.

Teach what u proud of or provided your skills to ppl who need help,who dun knoe what u knoe.U can get more friends,more oppunjunity.


One of the best ways to improve your English skills is to stop using this silly sms writing. Writing in proper English, using complete sentences, will quickly improve your language proficiency.

Cheers.

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Postby angel_rose » Mon, 16 Apr 2007 4:26 pm

yes....i agree with you strong eagle....and you can learn from 9.30 news as well :D

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 16 Apr 2007 10:28 pm

angel_rose wrote:yes....i agree with you strong eagle....and you can learn from 9.30 news as well :D


You obviously are not talking about the Channel 5 news from MediaCorp are you. :roll: They haven't had decent English Presenter since Duncan Watt retired years ago.


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