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cancellation the acceptance of Job Offer

Postby andywu81 » Wed, 30 Jul 2008 4:40 pm

Dear all,
I got an job offer and I accepted it and signed on their offer letter. But I got another job offer which is better pay and better opportunities. I would like to cancel the previous job offer which is already signed and change to new offer. How shall I do? Is there any action from the previous company if i do so? If so, how they take actions on me?

Pls give me some suggestion and idea. I m really appreciate your suggestion..

Regards,

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Postby Saint » Wed, 30 Jul 2008 4:54 pm

Are you a local or expat? Are you currently working in Singapore if so on what type of visa?

Sorry we need a bit more info before I recommend SMS to advise you :cool:

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Postby andywu81 » Wed, 30 Jul 2008 5:11 pm

actually i am from malaysia. I went to Sg by visit visa for interview.

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Postby Saint » Wed, 30 Jul 2008 5:18 pm

Depending on how pissed off the company will be if you cancel, I have heard of cases where the companies have blacklisted people with the MOM so making it very hard for them to get a WP/EP in the future.

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Re: cancellation the acceptance of Job Offer

Postby krptykcookies » Wed, 30 Jul 2008 9:02 pm

andywu81 wrote:Dear all,
I got an job offer and I accepted it and signed on their offer letter. But I got another job offer which is better pay and better opportunities. I would like to cancel the previous job offer which is already signed and change to new offer. How shall I do? Is there any action from the previous company if i do so? If so, how they take actions on me?

Pls give me some suggestion and idea. I m really appreciate your suggestion..

Regards,


Your case reminds me of another Malaysian some months back. He was a SAP'er on a contract with IBM (SG) when Shell (MY) offered him a permanent role he couldn't resist. He resigned from IBM (just when they were going to convert his contract status to permanent) and he has been blacklisted as a result of this.
Cool as cool can be

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Postby andywu81 » Wed, 30 Jul 2008 10:55 pm

THanks you very much for your replies. He was blacklisted from malaysia immigration or singapore manpower?

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Postby andywu81 » Sat, 02 Aug 2008 12:06 am

Dear friends,
I have an idea about that. please give me any suggestion on my idea. I will work with current company for 1 or 2 months. during probation period, i will change to another job. Is there any problem if i change job so ?

Please suggest on me.

Best Regards

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Postby Saint » Sat, 02 Aug 2008 4:40 am

andywu81 wrote:Dear friends,
I have an idea about that. please give me any suggestion on my idea. I will work with current company for 1 or 2 months. during probation period, i will change to another job. Is there any problem if i change job so ?

Please suggest on me.

Best Regards


Why not just stay with current company? Save you maybe being black listed?

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Postby andywu81 » Sun, 03 Aug 2008 5:01 pm

Thanks you very much for your suggestion all. The reason I want to change job is the salary from the current company is quite low. I made mistake that i didn't consider carefully and didn't negotiate with them. Because after accepting it, i got many offers with higher salaries. These makes my mind confusing. Another problem is that notice period is 3 months (quite long) for confirmed period. probation period is 6 months. As you said I should continue my current offer. I tried the best in this job and after probation period, i will negotiate with them for salary and notice period. If they can't negotiate at that moment, I have to find another job then. I would like to know that is there any problem if i change job before i being confirmted staff.? Am I able to be sued ?

Thanks again for your suggestion all..

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 03 Aug 2008 5:13 pm

You will have to give the same as the company is giving you. If the company has to give you three months notice for you to leave (assuming you are being released without cause) they will have to do that or pay you 3 months salary in lieu. The same goes for you. If you leave without giving 3 months notice, you will be required to pay three months (or the equivalent of how much notice you are short of) or work out the three months. If you don't then yes, the company can sue you if they so desire.

I don't know how much notice is required during your probationary period though. Most companies use the 1 day's notice during the probation (either side) or a day's salary in lieu. Unless it's for cause.


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