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Postby Obad » Thu, 08 Mar 2012 6:13 am

Hi to all! :D


I have few questions...



I'm 21 and my profession is technician for shipbuilding, but now I'm currently go to university

at professional stufy of entrepreneurship.

1.The question is stupid, but is there any chance for a job in Singapore to do something in

economic field, I ask this because I'm not from english speaking country.

2.I'm now at second year at professional stufy of entrepreneurship and on the last year of study I will have to do practice somewhere (300 hours of practice). Is there any possibility that I can do it in Singapore?

3. And last general question... Is it worth to go in Singapore and working/living there, because I don't have an skills in my profession in addition I know that the costs of living are high in general!?


I'm not too optimistic for all that, but I'm asking...

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Postby JR8 » Thu, 08 Mar 2012 6:51 am

I think that 'studying to be an entrepreneur' is perhaps an oxymoron, i.e. a contradiction. Out of interest what kind of things do they teach you on your course? Is your university recognised by Singapore MoM?

What kind of job would you be applying for in SG?

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Postby Obad » Thu, 08 Mar 2012 8:03 am

Ok I know that is a little weird, but you're wrong, but it's exactly that, I study entrepreneurship, it is similiar to studying economy.

If you don't believe me, please read official brochure on english of my university: http://www.veleri.hr/ebrosura/ (it is in pdf, and look on page 33). :)

I think that my university isn't recognised by Singapore MoM. :(
I would apply for any job at this field, I don't know what exactly...

As I'm said, I'm unfortunaetly not very optimistic for all that stuff... :?

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 08 Mar 2012 9:31 am

Obad wrote:As I'm said, I'm unfortunaetly not very optimistic for all that stuff... :?


It's a good thing. :-|

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Postby Obad » Sat, 10 Mar 2012 10:54 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
Obad wrote:As I'm said, I'm unfortunaetly not very optimistic for all that stuff... :?


It's a good thing. :-|


Yeah, for sure... :-|




So...Does anyone know any answer on some of my questions????? :?

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Postby bluenose » Sat, 10 Mar 2012 11:30 am

Study or Stufy Entrepreneurship a bit longer and you will find all the answers yourself :wink:

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Re: general questions

Postby JR8 » Sat, 10 Mar 2012 8:20 pm

Obad wrote:
I'm 21 and my profession is technician for shipbuilding, but now I'm currently go to university at professional stufy of entrepreneurship.

1.The question is stupid, but is there any chance for a job in Singapore to do something in economic field, I ask this because I'm not from english speaking country.

The major hurdle you have is no experience. Without experience and some personal 'unique selling point' (USP) there is no reason for local companies to hire you. More to the point you need an USP that no local person has, in order for a company to be able to get a visa for you.


2.I'm now at second year at professional stufy of entrepreneurship and on the last year of study I will have to do practice somewhere (300 hours of practice). Is there any possibility that I can do it in Singapore?

An internship. Yes it is possible, and if you were able to do that it might act as a small foot in the door for other opportunities. You're from Croatia right? Well a good way of going about it might be to find what Croatian companies have offices in Singapore, and approaching them.


3. And last general question... Is it worth to go in Singapore and working/living there, because I don't have an skills in my profession in addition I know that the costs of living are high in general!?

You'll have a hard job getting to SG and if you do you likely won't be paid much, due to your nil experience. You might be wiser staying closer to home and building experience. But... presumably there is some reason you have set your mind on moving to SG?...



I'm not too optimistic for all that, but I'm asking...

I read your degree course prospectus. It sounds more like financial modeling/management accounting than pure economics. Either way I don't think the course/degree title does it's graduates any favours, as employees are always going to be looking askew at your resume, and/or misinterpreting what it was you actually studied!

And I forgot to say, the other problem you have is your university is not recognised my MoM. No recognised degree + no experience = that internship might be your only tiny ray of hope!





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