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Postby pari_margu2007 » Sat, 24 Jan 2009 7:13 pm

Hai,
I have close to 4 years of experience in SQL Server 2000 technology. I am currently located in Chennai, India. I have been searching for IT jobs in singapore through some job portals. I have not received single reply from them. Request you to suggest me some good option(guidance) get job in singapore.

Thanks a lot. Take care.

Thanks & Regards,

Pari.M

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 24 Jan 2009 10:16 pm

With a global recession? I would suggest you stay where you are currently at. Even if you do get a job, there is a distinct possiblity that you will be let go if a sacrificial lamb is needed to cut costs. You'll be the newest kid on the block. Unfortunately, I'm not real sure you are what Singapore is looking for if you can't see the writing on the wall. :-|

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hai ... thanks

Postby pari_margu2007 » Sun, 25 Jan 2009 5:08 pm

hai,
thanks for the reply. yes i should also think those things .... but my situation is different ... request you to tell me if you have any contacts for job ... thanks a lot ... take care ....

thanks & regards,

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 25 Jan 2009 10:02 pm

No offense meant, but everybody's situation is different. Or so they think. :roll:

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hai...

Postby pari_margu2007 » Sun, 25 Jan 2009 10:24 pm

thanks for your reply .. take care...

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Postby Hithnar » Mon, 26 Jan 2009 7:25 pm

Pari, 4 yr experience is nothing special. If you really want to get noticed, better pull out some strong certificates, experience in global company or some prominent project, or at least a great recognizable university degree.

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hai....

Postby pari_margu2007 » Mon, 26 Jan 2009 8:42 pm

hai,
thanks for the suggestion.... i am also planning to do master degree .... don't know when to start ....

then how are you ... what u do? .... let me try for job sometime ... then move to higher study .... take care ....

thanks & regards,

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Postby durain » Mon, 26 Jan 2009 10:22 pm

not so urgent after all then...

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Re: hai ... thanks

Postby Strong Eagle » Mon, 26 Jan 2009 10:51 pm

pari_margu2007 wrote: .... but my situation is different ...


So, help me out... how is your situation different... and different than what?

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hai...

Postby pari_margu2007 » Tue, 27 Jan 2009 6:22 pm

hai,
thanks for the reply ... i just meant for some other reason ... i am looking for job in singapore ... request you to provide me some details .... take care ...

thanks & regards,

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Postby Strong Eagle » Tue, 27 Jan 2009 6:36 pm

pari_margu2007 wrote:hai, thanks for the reply ... i just meant for some other reason ... i am looking for job in singapore ... request you to provide me some details .... take care ...

thanks & regards,

pari.m


I don't mean to pop your balloon... and... your situation is not different... at least from a technical perspective... you are one of about one gazillion Indians with solid technical experience... and as far as I can see so far... absolutely nothing to recommend you or differentiate you from the other huge number of people who would like to do what you want to do.

You've got to rise above the rest. Are you credentialed? Are you something more than a techie? Do you have a business perspective, that is, do you know anything about a P&L? Do you have project management experience or training? Can you sell? If not, you have a very tough road because you are an interchangeable technical "peg" and you are not different from the others.

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Postby jesse.armand » Thu, 12 Feb 2009 12:35 am

Pari,

I am familiar with your style of writing in this thread :).

No offense though, but it's just makes me wonder why you and them are so typical.

What's so special about SQL Server 2000 anyway ?

What matters is how do you use that technology, and what are your experiences with it?

How do you see any potential of the usage of that technology in the future with your skills, knowledge and expertise with SQL Server 2000 ?

I think there are lots of SQL technologies out there (Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc.),
Why do you learn SQL Server 2000 ? and What's the advantage of this MS SQL Server 2000, compared to others ? :)

Anyway... to be able to get a "more than average" IT job in Singapore, which will increase your chance to be imported here, you need to be more expert in your knowledge domain, technology design and management.
In your case it's probably around the area of database, storage, or maybe storage area network ?

For e.g. experience in telecommunication technology like GSM, VoIP, SIP, etc, an exp. in security, an exp. in embedded & real-time technologies, or an exp. in quantitative development & analysis for trading and securities, are one of those potential examples.

Other types of IT jobs are software engineer / developer. But, in my opinion Singapore is still not the place for software engineer who's looking for a promising career. Why ? Because business in this area are not that various / rich enough, and most of software engineering / development jobs are still dominated by certain mindsets, that will not make this kind of field to have a big growth as we had seen in other places which is the source of "software innovation".

That's what I see right now, but it might be better in the future.


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