Is it easy to find jobs in Restaurants in Singapore

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Is it easy to find jobs in Restaurants in Singapore

Post by apple&dog » Sun, 09 Oct 2011 10:42 pm

Im from hong kong, i have 1 year in working in restaurant. Now, i wonder if it is easy to get hire from the restaurants in Singapore.

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 09 Oct 2011 11:16 pm

If you are willing to work for peanuts, maybe.
SOME PEOPLE TRY TO TURN BACK THEIR ODOMETERS. NOT ME. I WANT PEOPLE TO KNOW WHY I LOOK THIS WAY. I'VE TRAVELED A LONG WAY, AND SOME OF THE ROADS WEREN'T PAVED. ~ Will Rogers

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Post by Miss Swan » Mon, 10 Oct 2011 2:17 pm

A dime a dozen jobs here. What salary are you looking at? On average restaurants here pay $1000-1400 a month.

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Post by apple&dog » Mon, 10 Oct 2011 9:57 pm

at least 2000 sgd

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 10 Oct 2011 10:20 pm

What are YOU smoking! Can I get some of that? :lol:
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Post by apple&dog » Mon, 10 Oct 2011 10:22 pm

in hotels in hk, we're making at least 10k.

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 10 Oct 2011 10:29 pm

Don't want to burst your bubble, but this is Singapore, not HK.
SOME PEOPLE TRY TO TURN BACK THEIR ODOMETERS. NOT ME. I WANT PEOPLE TO KNOW WHY I LOOK THIS WAY. I'VE TRAVELED A LONG WAY, AND SOME OF THE ROADS WEREN'T PAVED. ~ Will Rogers

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Post by ecureilx » Mon, 10 Oct 2011 11:03 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Don't want to burst your bubble, but this is Singapore, not HK.
SMS: he said "restaurant" like the French ones, and the like ..

poor me and you forget that there are FnB staff getting paid so heavy they have trouble spending money .. (or did I too smoke something like the OP ??? )

apple&dog:

For service crew, pay is very low, and even those on S pass are bypassing the pay scale through some innovative pay system, and ending up with 1,200 or so is wonderful .. mostly, it is much less

Of course, if you are a manager / chef or repute / or crew chief you would be able to get more .. (or you would have known the going rates)

What's your speciality by the way ?

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Post by apple&dog » Mon, 10 Oct 2011 11:07 pm

well, i did an internship with Marriott, photo-shoot in the food magazine for them. Received a guest comment card.

Wine event, where I am in charge of wine tasting theater. 60 people each seminar for 3 days.

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Post by ecureilx » Mon, 10 Oct 2011 11:21 pm

apple&dog wrote:well, i did an internship with Marriott, photo-shoot in the food magazine for them. Received a guest comment card.

Wine event, where I am in charge of wine tasting theater. 60 people each seminar for 3 days.
I also did an internship in a tug-ship, does it make me a sailor ? :D

I did a stint with some flying things, does it make me a pilot ?? :D :D

well, you are not giving anything strong to help ..

Are you a wine specialist ? Or chef ? or waiter ? or plain intern ???

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Post by apple&dog » Mon, 10 Oct 2011 11:26 pm

I am nothing. Just want to start a new life in Singapore.

I guess I will go into anything.

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Post by ecureilx » Mon, 10 Oct 2011 11:30 pm

apple&dog wrote:I am nothing. Just want to start a new life in Singapore.

I guess I will go into anything.
the days of starting in Singapore with nothing are long gone.

You need certifications, to get proper pass/permit/work here ...

I dunno what to say ..

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Post by apple&dog » Mon, 10 Oct 2011 11:48 pm

I have college certificates, Culinary certificate too.

What else do i need?

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 11 Oct 2011 12:04 am

From the sounds of it, luck. And lot's of it. :-|
SOME PEOPLE TRY TO TURN BACK THEIR ODOMETERS. NOT ME. I WANT PEOPLE TO KNOW WHY I LOOK THIS WAY. I'VE TRAVELED A LONG WAY, AND SOME OF THE ROADS WEREN'T PAVED. ~ Will Rogers

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Post by apple&dog » Tue, 11 Oct 2011 12:11 am

Do i apply for the S pass in Hong Kong?

Or

Do i go to singapore and then apply?

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