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Oracle pl/sql developer

Postby legnawings » Tue, 27 Oct 2009 7:11 pm

Hi, I am an oracle pl/sql developer with more than 1 year of experience. I also have an experience in customer service as call center agent for 6 months. I was also a technical specialist for less than a year (10 months).

I am currently applying for oracle pl/sql developer postion in Singapore but I am here in the Philippines. Do you think I will go there and have my EPEC pass, will I get a job as oracle pl/sql developer?

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Postby Saint » Wed, 28 Oct 2009 12:05 am

TBH no chance I'm afraid

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Thanks

Postby legnawings » Thu, 29 Oct 2009 3:25 pm

Thanks for the response Saint Mgr. Do you have any idea on the minimum requirement for oracle pl/sql developer.

I've been there is SG for my OJT and I fell in love with the place. That's the reason why I want to pursue my job there in SG.

I will appreciate any response.

Thanks,
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Re: Thanks

Postby jpatokal » Fri, 30 Oct 2009 1:24 pm

legnawings wrote:Thanks for the response Saint Mgr. Do you have any idea on the minimum requirement for oracle pl/sql developer.

Simple: What can you do that a Singaporean PL/SQL developer can't do? Why would a Singaporean company go to the trouble of hiring you and getting an EP?
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thanks

Postby legnawings » Fri, 30 Oct 2009 2:06 pm

jpatokal, thanks for the reply but i find it odd. why there are lots of foreigners then working in singapore??? and I know bunch of them.

thanks.

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Postby Saint » Fri, 30 Oct 2009 3:44 pm

legnawings wrote:jpatokal, thanks for the reply but i find it odd. why there are lots of foreigners then working in singapore??? and I know bunch of them.

thanks.


Not sure if you had noticed but there's a slight recession going on and JP is talking about real time now. The foreigners you probably know probably started work here before the recession kicked in

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Thanks SM

Postby legnawings » Fri, 30 Oct 2009 6:05 pm

Thanks SM. I think that's the answer I need.

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Re: Thanks SM

Postby ksl » Sat, 31 Oct 2009 2:07 am

legnawings wrote:Thanks SM. I think that's the answer I need.

Regards,
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Chin up, history always repeats itself! Stay positive concentrate on improving your capabilities, choose something that the norm do not follow, or find a niche where you can prove your metal. The doors are open world wide if you aim for the stars and my little secret is, where their is a will, there is a way! never give up. You can never beat the bureaucratic systems around the world, you must learn to adapt in what i call the superficial mode, it's because rules are made for the majority, not the clever ones. The reason being is that academics make the rules and screw most things up in my opinion, so the risks are minimised with people with experience.

I will challenge any Ph.d on a discussion in any area of work environment, that i have been involved in any day of the week. I have also close connections that have studied to these academic levels, without work experience

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Re: thanks

Postby jpatokal » Mon, 02 Nov 2009 12:13 am

legnawings wrote:jpatokal, thanks for the reply but i find it odd. why there are lots of foreigners then working in singapore??? and I know bunch of them.


Type 1: Do the same things as Singaporeans, but cheaper. --> Great for business when economy was booming, but now government is cracking down on visas, so they can't get in the country anymore.

Type 2: Do things Singaporeans don't know how to do. --> Still allowed in (if salary is high enough), but jobs are hard to find these days.

Type 3: Do things Singaporeans don't want to do, mostly menial labor. --> Still allowed in, but salary and conditions are terrible.
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Re: thanks

Postby Harrison.Bergeron » Thu, 05 Nov 2009 4:00 am

jpatokal wrote:
legnawings wrote:jpatokal, thanks for the reply but i find it odd. why there are lots of foreigners then working in singapore??? and I know bunch of them.


Type 1: Do the same things as Singaporeans, but cheaper. --> Great for business when economy was booming, but now government is cracking down on visas, so they can't get in the country anymore.

Type 2: Do things Singaporeans don't know how to do. --> Still allowed in (if salary is high enough), but jobs are hard to find these days.

Type 3: Do things Singaporeans don't want to do, mostly menial labor. --> Still allowed in, but salary and conditions are terrible.

Is there a Type 4, do things that Singaporeans are not able to do because of legal restrictions? Specifically, representing clients in foreign legal transactions?

I will be getting my JD in another year and a half, and would like to return to Asia. Singapore would be my preferred destination, with Japan a second choice. Japan requires three years of post-degree work in one's home country before it will grant full recognition, however.

Most of the law jobs I've seen advertised want many years of experience; is this required for recognition, or is it just corporate preference?

I should note that I will be a registered patent attorney, not a corporate attorney, if that makes a difference.


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