Need Advice

Discuss about getting a well paid job or career advancement. Ask about salaries, expat packages, CPF & taxes for expatriate.
Post Reply
cks
Member
Member
Posts: 23
Joined: Tue, 05 Feb 2008 3:05 pm

Need Advice

Post by cks » Sat, 01 Mar 2008 5:38 pm

Hi everyone,
I have a friend who would like to find a job in Singapore. She only have a degree in business administration, but the degree is not recognised in Singapore. Which is the recommended approach to find a job in Singapore? I heard it is not easy to apply for a work permit for a foreign worker? Her english is self-taught, written and conversational english is still not a problem.

Is better for her to obtain a private certificate like diploma or degree here first before she starts to look for a job?

anyone with similar experience?

thanks

User avatar
sundaymorningstaple
Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 39577
Joined: Thu, 11 Nov 2004 1:26 pm
Answers: 10
Location: Retired on the Little Red Dot

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 01 Mar 2008 6:06 pm

Her best bet is to find a job in her own country if she's not got recognized qualification AND experience.
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

User avatar
durain
Director
Director
Posts: 3666
Joined: Thu, 23 Aug 2007 8:15 pm
Location: Location: Location: Location:

Post by durain » Sat, 01 Mar 2008 8:09 pm

i think to work in singapore, experience counts for everything. btw, how do you know her degree is not recognised in singapore?

the employee dont apply for a work permit. you got to be accepted by the employer before they will apply the work permit. i guessed this is to prevent employee from applying work permit and then working in geylang! :wink:

Post Reply
  • Similar Topics
    Replies
    Views
    Last post

Return to “Careers & Jobs in Singapore”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest