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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 16 Aug 2010 10:37 pm

I'm afraid you will need a degree as there are literally '000's of diploma holders here in Singapore already so unless you have a degree I'm afraid you're pretty much out of luck, regardless of the salary.

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Postby Arar0 » Tue, 17 Aug 2010 1:50 pm

So they'll only be looking at my diploma and not my experience? What about performance? Can I talk to a MOM officer about it?

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Postby singaporeflyer » Tue, 17 Aug 2010 2:42 pm

Arar0 wrote:So they'll only be looking at my diploma and not my experience? What about performance? Can I talk to a MOM officer about it?


SMS is saying there are lots of diploma holders in Singapore and so they wont look at your diploma as a major factor

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Postby Arar0 » Tue, 17 Aug 2010 2:53 pm

singaporeflyer wrote:
Arar0 wrote:So they'll only be looking at my diploma and not my experience? What about performance? Can I talk to a MOM officer about it?


SMS is saying there are lots of diploma holders in Singapore and so they wont look at your diploma as a major factor


Yes, I know they won't. But I have 6 years experience on my field, I was thinking of looking for another employer. Maybe a direct one and not an agency, but I don't know if it is just a waste of time or not.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 17 Aug 2010 4:58 pm

Apply and if you get rejected, look for a direct employer. Apply, if you get rejected again, it's you and not the company. If it's you, then you need to earn over 7K/mo. That way you qualify for a P1 visa and are not subject to any sort of academic qualifications at all as the gahmen feel if a company is willing to pay that much then you must have sufficient experience for that kind of money.

Now, if you happen to be in a new or rare niche field then you might be able to get around the diploma/degree as Q or S pass holder can be hired with a diploma and at least 5 years experience in the field, provided your skillset is in one of the strategic industries listed on the mom site. See the following:

http://www.mom.gov.sg/skills-training-a ... emand.aspx

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Postby Arar0 » Tue, 17 Aug 2010 8:41 pm

Yes, I'm within the skillset. Thanks a lot for all your advices and replies. God Bless!

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Postby jemrosse » Fri, 01 Apr 2011 8:26 pm

can I still work or get an SPASS though ICA gave me a Special pass for the lost passport... I dont wanna go back to my country... I wanna get an spass here. is that possible?
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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 01 Apr 2011 10:03 pm

Without a passport? No.

How long is the special pass for? Is it long enough for you to get a new passport at your embassy? Were you on an S pass before? We really don't know without sufficient data.

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clueless in getting 's' pass, advice needed..

Postby shiranaihito » Wed, 01 Jun 2011 8:36 am

hi Sundaymorningstaples,

my ex-colleague wish to apply for 's' pass, I asked him to check online. He said he wish to know the reliable agencies that can assist him on it, though aware of the form in website..


Presently, he is a work permit holder since year 2008, has been assisting the project team in administrative duties. He is a degree holder in industrial electronics.

What are the chances of him getting 's' pass? How should he go for it - via agency or ?

kindly advise..

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 01 Jun 2011 9:58 am

Only his potential employer can apply for the S pass. Without an employer, he cannot get or keep any pass. Agencies will only take his money. His odds of getting an S pass? Flip a coin. Is he trying to change jobs? Or does his current employer want to upgrade his pass? I'm afraid there isn't enough data.

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Postby shiranaihito » Wed, 01 Jun 2011 11:19 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Only his potential employer can apply for the S pass. Without an employer, he cannot get or keep any pass. Agencies will only take his money. His odds of getting an S pass? Flip a coin. Is he trying to change jobs? Or does his current employer want to upgrade his pass? I'm afraid there isn't enough data.



yes, he intends to change job to get a 's' pass

He wants to know the reliable agencies that can help him. He heard that need to pay few thousand to go through some stage in order to apply for 's' pass.. I told him not to believe..

advice?

thank you

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 01 Jun 2011 1:24 pm

No agency, regardless of the amount of money, cannot guarantee him an S or any other pass. In fact, it's the hiring company that has to apply for the S pass on behalf of the employee. If the employer doesn't have online facilities, then the company can use an agent to file, but the employee cannot do anything.

Let's just say, if you friend gives any money to an agency, a fool and his money are soon parted.

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Postby pollyhere » Wed, 29 Jun 2011 4:01 pm

Hello all,

I am a fresh grad. I have been rejected my S Pass application by MOM, according to my employer the reason is not stated. I'm afraid that it is due to my lack of related working experience. My employer is going to appeal for me, how big is the chances of getting it successfully?
What can I do to enhance the chances?
please guide.

Is it because of the recent election and now the government has become stricter in issuing the work permit to foreigners?

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 29 Jun 2011 4:33 pm

without work experience or a relevant degree, probably zero. However, don't let that stop you from filing as I've lost a few since the elections and I've gained a few that I don't understand why either. But not complaining.

Unless the Employer can find an error or has additional information to give to the MOM, the odds are not good.

What can you do? Well the only way you will be able to do anything is if you can somehow go back in time and change your whole life. But we both know that ain't gonna happen. So just prepare for the worst and should anything better happen you got more to be happy about.

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Postby pollyhere » Wed, 29 Jun 2011 10:23 pm

Thanks for your advice. I am prepared for the worst too. Just wanna make sure that I have done enough to fight off and the rest will leave to God.

I have a relevant degree, what kind of additional information you referring might help? Will the letter of recommendation from my FYP supervisor help?


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