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So how did it go - rocky55??

Postby rahulcool1305 » Fri, 30 Aug 2013 1:13 am

Hey Rocky55,

Now it 2013, and assuming you took the offer from HCL, how did it go?

How was ur experiance and did they renew ur contract or u were left on ur own to search the job.

Please suggest. Thanks!

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Re: So how did it go - rocky55??

Postby Wd40 » Fri, 30 Aug 2013 12:07 pm

rahulcool1305 wrote:Hey Rocky55,

Now it 2013, and assuming you took the offer from HCL, how did it go?

How was ur experiance and did they renew ur contract or u were left on ur own to search the job.

Please suggest. Thanks!


That completely depends on the client. If the client doesn't want you and HCL doesn't have any exactly matching open position, then they will let you go. In fact that can happen even during the contract. They give you the notice and out you go.

However, considering their big presence in India you should be able to get a relocation back to India.

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Reviews of Deutsche bank (IT department) in Singapore

Postby rahulcool1305 » Tue, 03 Sep 2013 2:25 pm

Any one have experiance of working in Deutsche bank on contract in its IT/Software department?

Please guide.

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Re: Job offer from HCL singapore

Postby fivedavids » Sun, 29 Sep 2013 12:17 am

rocky55 wrote:Hi Friends,

I am around 4 yrs exp in software field. Recently i got an job offer from HCL singapore for 1 year contract with 4500 SGD package/pm. I am totally blank to decide to whether is this a good one or not. Can any one let me know in detail about
1) Is this 1 year contract offer good to accept or will i face any problems i join as contract employee?
2) Is the package too low for my exp?
3) Based on cost of living how much can i save per month? (Am a Bachelor and spend only for my basic needs)
4) Work culture in HCL?

Help me friends

can you pm me your email so i can ask more details from you thanks

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Not able to PM.....

Postby rahulcool1305 » Sun, 29 Sep 2013 12:22 pm

Hi rocky55,

Not able to PM u as I am not that active to this forum.
Will you be able to do the same? I will mail you more details on ur mail id.

Thanks!

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Postby Mi Amigo » Sun, 29 Sep 2013 9:42 pm

rocky55 last posted on this board around 2.5 years ago.

In any case and on a general note, since this is a forum, it would be better to post questions and answers here, for the benefit of all readers.
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Yeah :)

Postby rahulcool1305 » Mon, 30 Sep 2013 11:26 am

Agree! However can't detail more information about the employer/Employment. :)

Hope that "Be careful what you wish for" is part of your signature :P

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Re: Yeah :)

Postby Mi Amigo » Mon, 30 Sep 2013 9:22 pm

rahulcool1305 wrote:Agree! However can't detail more information about the employer/Employment. :)

Hope that "Be careful what you wish for" is part of your signature :P

OK, so why can't you post your relevant information and/or ask your question(s) here on the forum?

And yes, "Be careful what you wish for" is my signature. It seems to become more topical every day.
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Postby goggoberri » Tue, 01 Oct 2013 2:08 am

I worked at their Tampines back office few years back. It was terrible. The local employees treated the contract staff like coolies. Most of use were poorly paid, yet expected to work 24*7 and all the blame always fell on the contract staff. However all recognition, awards,bonuses went to the supervisors.

One of the worst was my supervisor's manager, an absolute she-devil. Once after pulling an allnighter to fix an issue, i left at 6 am and at around 10 am i got a call as a new unrelated system issue had popped up on another server in the morning and there was no one to fix the issue. I reached back at around 11:30 still half sleepy and the b***h yells at me for being late. I tell her about the late night problem but she won't listen. On top of it she tells me to learn "work ethcis from the indian construction workers" at a nearby construction site. Guess thats how she expected all her contract staff to work.

I wasn't the only lucky one to earn her favor. One of my colleagues was terminated when she requested for maternity leave. She was 7 months pregnant at the time. Reason given was poor performance. Another female colleague was told to stay at home and do housework as her "maid was more capable" than her.

Attrition for contract staff was quite high. Not may people I knew stayed there beyond 3 years. Most left after completing their contract of 1 or 2 years.

I've worked as a contract employee for other MNC clients and the difference in attitude of the staff was quite stark.

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HCL Singapore Job Offer | Need Suggestion | Urgently

Postby badhwarvikas » Wed, 27 Nov 2013 1:21 pm

Hi I got an offer from HCL Singapore as Permanent Employee for around 5500 SGD per month with an experience of 6.5 yrs.

Is it Good ? and also what is preferable to go for. Permanent or contract ?

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Re: HCL Singapore Job Offer | Need Suggestion | Urgently

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 27 Nov 2013 1:57 pm

badhwarvikas wrote:Hi I got an offer from HCL Singapore as Permanent Employee for around 5500 SGD per month with an experience of 6.5 yrs.

Is it Good ? and also what is preferable to go for. Permanent or contract ?


The offer is good if that is what you are worth. It's bad if you are worth more than that. As to contract or permanent - what ever floats yer boat. They can terminate you just as easy either way. The only benefit of a contract is you can work out your contract and leave without giving notice (but if you stay after your contract is finished, you will have to give notice then). Otherwise, 6 of one/ half dozen of the other.

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Re: HCL Singapore Job Offer | Need Suggestion | Urgently

Postby badhwarvikas » Wed, 27 Nov 2013 3:36 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
badhwarvikas wrote:Hi I got an offer from HCL Singapore as Permanent Employee for around 5500 SGD per month with an experience of 6.5 yrs.

Is it Good ? and also what is preferable to go for. Permanent or contract ?


The offer is good if that is what you are worth. It's bad if you are worth more than that. As to contract or permanent - what ever floats yer boat. They can terminate you just as easy either way. The only benefit of a contract is you can work out your contract and leave without giving notice (but if you stay after your contract is finished, you will have to give notice then). Otherwise, 6 of one/ half dozen of the other.


Thanks for the prompt reply.
Whats the average salary for software engineer with 6.5 yrs of Exp in Singapore ?

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 27 Nov 2013 3:46 pm

According to the 2013-2014 Kelly Salary Guide from $4~$7,000/mo. Again, there are other variables other than 6.5 years of experience. If you are from China you won't have the same offer that you would get if you were from the UK or Aus. Sucks, but there it is. It's looks like your offer is in the middle of the spread though.

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Postby badhwarvikas » Wed, 27 Nov 2013 4:44 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:According to the 2013-2014 Kelly Salary Guide from $4~$7,000/mo. Again, there are other variables other than 6.5 years of experience. If you are from China you won't have the same offer that you would get if you were from the UK or Aus. Sucks, but there it is. It's looks like your offer is in the middle of the spread though.


Am from India, then.

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Postby Wd40 » Wed, 27 Nov 2013 5:53 pm

badhwarvikas wrote:
sundaymorningstaple wrote:According to the 2013-2014 Kelly Salary Guide from $4~$7,000/mo. Again, there are other variables other than 6.5 years of experience. If you are from China you won't have the same offer that you would get if you were from the UK or Aus. Sucks, but there it is. It's looks like your offer is in the middle of the spread though.


Am from India, then.


You dont have to say it, its so obvious :)
Even if your ID didnt have your name, most people would still know you are from India :P


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