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Post by shang.lezul » Wed, 17 Oct 2007 10:12 am

hi!! :wink:
Im an IT fresh graduate, do i have the chance to work in SG?? because when i look up the classified ads in SG search jobs web it always indicate the years of experience,.. any one suggest me some site or company that i could try to apply????

thanks in advance.. :D

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Post by Strong Eagle » Wed, 17 Oct 2007 2:19 pm

The short answer is no, employment will be very difficult. There are many local fresh grads also looking for work and a company would be hard pressed to justify applying for an employment pass for you when there are so many local candidates.

Having said that, there have been a least a couple of posters here who did get an EP with little or no experience. If you have special skills or aptitude maybe you have a chance.

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Post by tommy7999 » Wed, 17 Oct 2007 7:11 pm

You can actually send in an application to try your luck eventhough many of these job require experience. For me as a fresh graduates, I manage to get a job as a Financial Analyst eventhough the job description states that at least 2 years experience is required. However, getting an IT job in singapore is quite difficult since there is a lot of supply of fresh graduates. unless, your degree are Engineering or Accounting.

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employment pass

Post by meena65 » Wed, 15 Sep 2010 2:20 pm

Hi,tommy7999

cld u help me by telling which employment agency u contacted for ur employment pass?I badly searching for a job in financial field :(. Plzzzzzzzzz help!!!!!!!!
email:meena65@webdunia.com

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Re: employment pass

Post by Strong Eagle » Wed, 15 Sep 2010 3:10 pm

meena65 wrote:Hi,tommy7999

cld u help me by telling which employment agency u contacted for ur employment pass?I badly searching for a job in financial field :(. Plzzzzzzzzz help!!!!!!!!
email:meena65@webdunia.com
Do you know that the post you replied to is almost 3 years old?

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 15 Sep 2010 4:45 pm

Foreign talent. :roll:
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Post by x9200 » Thu, 16 Sep 2010 11:51 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Foreign talent. :roll:
This time a local one :-|

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 16 Sep 2010 12:58 pm

x9200 wrote:
sundaymorningstaple wrote:Foreign talent. :roll:
This time a local one :-|


:???: meena65 is local?!?
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: employment pass

Post by nimrod_0 » Thu, 16 Sep 2010 3:30 pm

meena65 wrote:Hi,tommy7999

cld u help me by telling which employment agency u contacted for ur employment pass?I badly searching for a job in financial field :(. Plzzzzzzzzz help!!!!!!!!
email:meena65@webdunia.com
If it makes you feel any better, you shouldn't have trouble finding work:

Singapore Hit By Serious Skills Shortage In Accounting, Finance
http://www.allheadlinenews.com/articles ... %20Finance

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Post by revhappy » Thu, 16 Sep 2010 3:33 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
x9200 wrote:
sundaymorningstaple wrote:Foreign talent. :roll:
This time a local one :-|


:???: meena65 is local?!?

Meena could be a local Indian, lah :) But you have the advantage of looking up her IP address, so only you can confirm

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 16 Sep 2010 4:39 pm

revhappy wrote:
sundaymorningstaple wrote:
x9200 wrote: This time a local one :-|


:???: meena65 is local?!?

Meena could be a local Indian, lah :) But you have the advantage of looking up her IP address, so only you can confirm
The odds are against it if you read the post as they were looking specifically for the agency that "u contacted for ur employment pass?I badly searching for a job in financial field"

If they were local, they would pretty much know most of the agencies/job boards already I would think. And knowing the IP is worthless if they are here on a Dependent's Pass or a LTSVP isn't it. (both types would mean "foreign talent" :roll: right?)

But, yeah, can be a local if you want it to be. :wink:
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Post by Strong Eagle » Thu, 16 Sep 2010 6:23 pm

Meena:

General IP Information
Hostname: xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx
ISP: SingNet Pte Ltd
Organization: Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Value-Added Serv
Proxy: None detected
Type: Unknown
Assignment: Static IP
Blacklist:
Geolocation Information
Country: Singapore sg flag

Singapore based person.

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 16 Sep 2010 6:40 pm

Which means they could be as I said or local. Nothing more or nothing less. :)
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: employment pass

Post by Plavt » Thu, 16 Sep 2010 6:59 pm

nimrod_0 wrote: If it makes you feel any better, you shouldn't have trouble finding work:

Singapore Hit By Serious Skills Shortage In Accounting, Finance
http://www.allheadlinenews.com/articles ... %20Finance
I really don't know how the author has concluded such a thing, even though I don't live in Singapore there is enough information on this board and others that prove otherwise....... :???:

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Post by x9200 » Fri, 17 Sep 2010 9:20 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Which means they could be as I said or local. Nothing more or nothing less. :)
No need for heavy moderator's artillery: assuming she posted her own email address here she is very likely local - at least as she claims elsewhere, born in Singapore :)

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