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Post by durain » Mon, 14 Apr 2008 10:57 pm

i am cheapskate! where can i get a maid for S$150/month! :P :D

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Post by kaseyma » Tue, 15 Apr 2008 6:54 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:How many expats are going to come on a forum and say "I'm a cheapskate. I will not pay anything more than the minimum I can get away with!"?
Well, looks like durain took the challenge.


Of course, his question was already answered in the same post.
sundaymorningstaple wrote:Indians usually opt for Sri Lankan maids which only get paid around 150/mo
Mustn't forget:
sundaymorningstaple wrote:of course all "Expats" need to pay the domestic worker levies as well.
Bottom line -- there's a very wide range out there.

If you are going for value (or are a "cheapskate") interview carefully.
With oblique questions and watching body language you can get a glimpse of character.

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 15 Apr 2008 1:20 pm

kaseyma wrote: Well, looks like durain took the challenge.
Yeah, but I just consider the source! Image
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