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multiple IPA possible

Postby vikramuv » Wed, 30 Dec 2009 6:32 pm

Dear Sir,

Presently am working in Malaysia, and am approved IPA from Singapore company for an average salary of $3800 for 8 year experience in software engineering. Its been rejected twice after appeal i got the approval.

Now my previous Singapore company's client wants to hire me back as permanent position.
Is it possible to have multiple IPA's at one instance. I mean in case the EP application from second company gets rejected Can i still go ahead with the first company's IPA letter and get the EP done??

Or just join first company and wait for next company to get the EP approved & I change the employer cancelling the first EP.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 30 Dec 2009 8:12 pm

Either way, you are showing both employers that your word isn't much good so you can probably be assured that the first sign of excess personnel you might be let go before you ditch them even though you signed the letter signifying you were committed to working for them........

You can do it either way. The odds are, with all the trouble you had with the first one, you may well have problems with the 2nd, and again, now that you got the first one sorted out on appeal, maybe the 2nd one will be a shoe-in. The gamble is yours. How much trouble did you have the first time? Want to gamble you hard won advantage? :-k

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is multiple IPA possible

Postby vikramuv » Wed, 30 Dec 2009 11:30 pm

Thanks for the reply. I forgot to mention complete history.

Actually i had worked with company A as a contractor for 6 months with a promise that i w'd take me part of permanent staff there on.

And due to recession they terminated the contract and stopped the process of converting me as permanent staff.

I struggled for sometime and left temporarily Singapore and opted to work as freelancer for sometime.

And now I got company B in Singapore interested to hire me and applied for EP.

Now my previous company A is asking me to send my credentials so that they can restart the process which they had withheld earlier.

Since i have the idea of the their business & smooth interaction with the peers i feel long run i can stick with company A.

But am in dilemma should i pursue with company A.
Or just take up the new assignment with a new company (B).

If the EP process is smooth i can rather continue with company A which makes me comfortable.

Please suggest me can i apply for EP again from the new employer.

Whether it is feasible. Since company A is an MNC and may provide slight better pay so that chances of EP rejection is low.

Thanks in advance for the response!

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 30 Dec 2009 11:44 pm

Well, your logic is theoretically okay. Except for one small problem that I can see. Enron was an large MNC. So was Ma Bell. So was General Motors. All are busted. Being a MNC is not always that staple. Sometimes, as can be seen, they over-extend. You already said you were let go because of the recession. It's not over yet. Is the company out of the woods yet? Apparently they weren't that staple when the recession hit, I would imagine they would be less so now.

Like I said, it's a gamble either way. The gamble is yours. Mine is only a POV to just let you see an alternative view. If you feel secure with Company A go ahead. One of two things will happen.

1) you'll get the IPA and the job and all will be fine; OR

2) They won't.

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