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Trying to find a job in Singapore

Postby beckz » Sun, 18 May 2008 7:38 pm

Hi guys....

I've a friend from Thailand who wants to come to Singapore to work.

She's a Degree holder from a University recognised by MOM.
She's being working for 3 years in Bangkok.

What r the options she can look @ to come to Singapore to work?

I understand that SMC can process her application for LPR @ a fee of $1500.
But she's looking for other ways. As SMC doesn't guarantee her an approval, all they say was a 50/50 chance (Based on phone conversation).

Any other cheaper alternatives?

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Postby durain » Sun, 18 May 2008 8:22 pm

why are you double posting? double the results?

http://www.singaporeexpats.com/forum/ftopic50033.html

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Postby taxico » Sun, 18 May 2008 8:54 pm

take a budget airline flight over with her qualifications and sharpie pens.

then get a copy of the weds and/or sat paper to use that sharpie pen to circle out jobs that suit her.

make appointments/send out cvs and hope for the best! again, with that limited detail, people in the know may find it hard to point you to the right direction.

is her degree in nursing? is her working experience in HR? or... ?

some occupations may find employment easier simply because of demand. but i've had friends who simply flew to singapore without any sort of arrangement and got jobs with the above-mentioned steps.

good luck!

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Postby beckz » Sun, 18 May 2008 9:08 pm

She has Degree is BA (Major Hotel Management & Services Industries)
Working experiences are from Production house and Virgin Radio BKK.

She tried to come here and had an interview wif Citibank (Friend recommended). I think might not get it.. that's y... LOL

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Postby beckz » Mon, 19 May 2008 2:26 am

Is it better she apply for LPR or EPEC?

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Postby beckz » Tue, 20 May 2008 12:33 pm

beckz wrote:Is it better she apply for LPR or EPEC?


Anyone familiar or experienced in this?

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 20 May 2008 3:39 pm

If she is Indonesian Chinese the LPR would be a good way to go. Most successful that route seem to be this group of people.

EPEC is nothing except a piece of paper that says your qualifications have been pre-vetted and are okay. It's the employer that has to convince the MOM that they need a foreigner instead of hiring a local. Having an EPEC does not guarantee you a job. It's just a pre-qualification saying "You" meet the requirements to be hired, provided you can find an employer who can creatively justify why he needs to hire you.

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Postby beckz » Tue, 20 May 2008 9:09 pm

SMS: thanks for ur time to explain to me...

I really wonder if it's gonna be easy for her to get a job here wif EPEC..
Coz if she's gonna come out.. it's gonna be like she's gonna pack up everything in BKK n be here... meaning quitting her job there.

If her EPEC is approved, and she comes to SG.. how long can she stay in SG before she gets a job?


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