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Postby ksl » Sun, 24 Feb 2008 2:36 pm

Back again, Ok all dependants, that are interested in freelance sales & marketing, may PM me, with their email.

The company is willing to take on those prepared to kickstart there own sales channels, through their own efforts on a freelance basis.

For more info PM me.

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Clarification on LOC needed

Postby PhoenixT » Sun, 24 Feb 2008 6:49 pm

Hi- I hold a DP too and was planning on working on contract/project basis with my previous employer in the US. They don't have an office over here and my clients would be in the US. Do I still need to have a LOC or some other permission to work in Singapore?

Someone mentioned to me that I do need an EP or something but I can't find much more information. Perhaps because I'm assuming that when applying for LOC/ EP's etc, you're wanting to work for a Singaporian company.

Thanks for any clarification you all can provide. It looks like from this thread it wouldn't hurt for me to apply for a LOC.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 24 Feb 2008 8:14 pm

PhoenixT,

There are special arrangement for Business Representative of foreign companies. I'm not real sure of the in & outs of it, but a search of the MOM website might help (you can find the link in my signature links or the index/home page of this url using the tab Expat Guides.

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Any Job Opportunities for a Dependant Pass Holder?

Postby preztrev88 » Thu, 03 Sep 2009 8:04 pm

Hi,

I have read a thread with the same subject and I am just wondering if any of you (DP holders) have found a job here in Singapore. I am a Filipina and I used to work at a call center in the Philippines. When my husband moved here, I decided to quit my job hoping that I would get the same or hopefully better paying job here in Singapore. But it has been almost a year now and I'm about to lose hope! :oops:

Comments and/or suggestions are highly appreciated!

Thanks!

Prez :wink:

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Re: Any Job Opportunities for a Dependant Pass Holder?

Postby Asian_Geekette » Wed, 09 Sep 2009 4:53 pm

preztrev88 wrote:Hi,

I have read a thread with the same subject and I am just wondering if any of you (DP holders) have found a job here in Singapore. I am a Filipina and I used to work at a call center in the Philippines.


Hi Prez,

My new housemate who's on DP got a job here in Singapore. She made sure she had the letter of consent. Did you already have your LOC before you went applying for jobs?
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Re: Any Job Opportunities for a Dependant Pass Holder?

Postby preztrev88 » Wed, 09 Sep 2009 4:59 pm

Asian_Geekette wrote:
preztrev88 wrote:Hi,

I have read a thread with the same subject and I am just wondering if any of you (DP holders) have found a job here in Singapore. I am a Filipina and I used to work at a call center in the Philippines.


Hi Prez,

My new housemate who's on DP got a job here in Singapore. She made sure she had the letter of consent. Did you already have your LOC before you went applying for jobs?



Hi there,

Nope, I don't have a LOC yet. I should get one soon, right? What does your housemate do now? Where is she from?

Thanks! :)

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Re: Any Job Opportunities for a Dependant Pass Holder?

Postby Strong Eagle » Wed, 09 Sep 2009 5:03 pm

Asian_Geekette wrote:
preztrev88 wrote:Hi,

I have read a thread with the same subject and I am just wondering if any of you (DP holders) have found a job here in Singapore. I am a Filipina and I used to work at a call center in the Philippines.


Hi Prez,

My new housemate who's on DP got a job here in Singapore. She made sure she had the letter of consent. Did you already have your LOC before you went applying for jobs?


You have it backwards. You find a job and the employer applies for the letter of consent. Should normally be granted unless you are in a non-entrepreneurial activity like massage, karaoke, and such.

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Re: Any Job Opportunities for a Dependant Pass Holder?

Postby Asian_Geekette » Wed, 09 Sep 2009 5:20 pm

Strong Eagle wrote:
You have it backwards. You find a job and the employer applies for the letter of consent. Should normally be granted unless you are in a non-entrepreneurial activity like massage, karaoke, and such.


Strong Eagle,

Thanks! I stand corrected. :)
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Postby SmartDude » Thu, 10 Sep 2009 6:22 pm

Hi All,
Does the same apply to LTVP holder also ? Actually my wife is holding LTVP(Long Term Visit Pass) and unable find job for past 6 months, she is just a house wife now. She has more than 8 yrs of work experience in admin/clerical and data entry job but wherever she tries she gets nothing.. Could it be due to Work pass thing ? I guess she has quite decent work experience...

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Postby Strong Eagle » Thu, 10 Sep 2009 6:41 pm

SmartDude wrote:Hi All,
Does the same apply to LTVP holder also ? Actually my wife is holding LTVP(Long Term Visit Pass) and unable find job for past 6 months, she is just a house wife now. She has more than 8 yrs of work experience in admin/clerical and data entry job but wherever she tries she gets nothing.. Could it be due to Work pass thing ? I guess she has quite decent work experience...


You cannot work on an LTVP. She needs an employment pass or a DP.

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Postby jacki3lene » Sun, 13 Sep 2009 1:23 pm

hello all!

sorry if my question sounds stupid but i just want to clarify something..
Is the LOC applied by the DP holder's future employer or the EP holder's employer? :D

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Postby Strong Eagle » Sun, 13 Sep 2009 1:47 pm

jacki3lene wrote:hello all!

sorry if my question sounds stupid but i just want to clarify something..
Is the LOC applied by the DP holder's future employer or the EP holder's employer? :D


By the DP's future employer. They are asking MOM for consent to employ the DP... usually always granted unless a massage parlor, hair dresser, karaoke, etc.

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hi

Postby dumuthi » Sat, 24 Oct 2009 7:43 pm

Im also holding a dependent pass and holding a Bsc honors degree in Biochemistry and molecular Biology also i have post graduate qualification in business management. I sales administrative experience of one year at a pharmaceutical company.
I see there are lot of life sciences related jobs in singapore but Im unable to apply since they ask for PR or citizens.
Is there any possibility of getting a job in singapore or will I be left unemployed with all my qualifications, Im so depressed about this. Someone please sugguest what I should do about this.
Thanks....

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 24 Oct 2009 11:05 pm

Don't tell the employer you are not a DP holder until you get to the interview stage. But before you do that, please visit the MOM website and learn all you can about Dependent Passes and "Letter of Consent". Once you are familiar with the ins and out of the "letter of consent" you will have to 'teach' the potential employer how easy it is and the fact that it will not go against any foreign worker quotas not are their any levies or employer Cpf to pay. The only downside is that your letter of consent is tied to your spouses EP as far as the expiry and renewal dates.

However, it you show your mettle and prove valuable to the employer then they might apply for an EP in your own right. This would then free up the link between your spouse and his EP.

http://www.mom.gov.sg/publish/momportal ... yment.html

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Postby ksl » Tue, 27 Oct 2009 12:39 am

dumuthi wrote:Im also holding a dependent pass and holding a Bsc honors degree in Biochemistry and molecular Biology also i have post graduate qualification in business management. I sales administrative experience of one year at a pharmaceutical company.
I see there are lot of life sciences related jobs in singapore but Im unable to apply since they ask for PR or citizens.
Is there any possibility of getting a job in singapore or will I be left unemployed with all my qualifications, Im so depressed about this. Someone please sugguest what I should do about this.
Thanks....


I'm interested to know more, can you PM me with your email or tlf number. I'm very interested to discuss biochemistry and microbiology with you and the possibility of something new.


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