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Employment pass in Singapore

Postby kamalavelan » Mon, 24 Dec 2012 3:04 pm

HI EVERY BODY,

IAM TRYING TO GET EMPLOYMENT PASS IN SINGAPORE .
PRESENTLY IAM WORKING IN QATAR AS ENGINEER.
I LIFE TIME DREAM IS SINGAPORE ,IS ANY ONE CAN GUIDE ME ,CAN I SUVIVE HERE

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Postby v4jr4 » Mon, 24 Dec 2012 3:07 pm

I'm not trying to be rude, but you can start with improving your English.
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Postby taxico » Mon, 24 Dec 2012 3:40 pm

kamalavelan wrote:HI EVERY BODY,

IAM TRYING TO GET EMPLOYMENT PASS IN SINGAPORE .
PRESENTLY IAM WORKING IN QATAR AS ENGINEER.
I LIFE TIME DREAM IS SINGAPORE ,IS ANY ONE CAN GUIDE ME ,CAN I SUVIVE HERE


HI I TINK YOU CAN IS THE GETTING JOB HERE IF YOU GO FIND EMPLOY AGENSEE TO MAKE THE GET EMPLOYMENT PASS AFTR CHECKING THE JOB WEBSITESES AND FINISHING THE INTERVIEWSES SOMETIME SUCCESSFUL.

SINGAPORE #1 QATAR ALSO #1

YOU CAN DO IT!

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Postby nutnut » Mon, 24 Dec 2012 7:57 pm

At least you won't have any problems with forms that say "Block Capitals only"

Dude, your English is appalling, unless you Chinese is better and we're missing something, chances are you won't get work in SG!
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Postby Wd40 » Mon, 24 Dec 2012 8:57 pm

nutnut wrote:At least you won't have any problems with forms that say "Block Capitals only"

Dude, your English is appalling, unless you Chinese is better and we're missing something, chances are you won't get work in SG!


Apparently, you don't need good english skills in Qatar is it? Give the poor guy a break, although he is calling himself an engineer, for all you know he might just be a blue collar labourer. He has done himself well by getting to a computer and type those words. If everyone could speak the queens English you wouldn't have anyone working in factories, construction sites or cleaners. Don't you think, nut nut?

Can't believe you guys really think English is a must to get every job and worse that good English is a must to come on a forum and post something :roll:

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 24 Dec 2012 9:18 pm

It would help immensely if one is trying to land a job in Singapore, today. It's not going to be any more scraping of the bottom of the barrel like has been done for the last 10 years or so. So, if you cannot speak English better than a local, then there is not much reason for them to hire you. In fact, you haven't bothered to even tell us what kind of engineer. :roll:

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Postby taxico » Mon, 24 Dec 2012 9:28 pm

let me answer on his behalf: he is a qatari engineer.

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Postby Wd40 » Mon, 24 Dec 2012 9:40 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:It would help immensely if one is trying to land a job in Singapore, today. It's not going to be any more scraping of the bottom of the barrel like has been done for the last 10 years or so. So, if you cannot speak English better than a local, then there is not much reason for them to hire you. In fact, you haven't bothered to even tell us what kind of engineer. :roll:


You can get people who speak excellent English better than the locals or you can get really hardworking and skillful engineers, you can't get both, tightened norms or otherwise.
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Postby v4jr4 » Mon, 24 Dec 2012 9:40 pm

Wd40 wrote:Can't believe you guys really think English is a must to get every job and worse that good English is a must to come on a forum and post something :roll:


Let's say OP can only speak Aramaic and no English. Do you expect that ICA will summon a translator? :P
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Postby v4jr4 » Mon, 24 Dec 2012 9:41 pm

Wd40 wrote:You can get people who speak excellent English better than the locals or you can get really hardworking and skillful engineers, you can't get both, tightened norms or otherwise.


Says who?
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Postby Wd40 » Mon, 24 Dec 2012 9:51 pm

v4jr4 wrote:
Wd40 wrote:You can get people who speak excellent English better than the locals or you can get really hardworking and skillful engineers, you can't get both, tightened norms or otherwise.


Says who?


Says me. You think those Chinese bus drivers who went on strike can speak English? When something as public facing as bus driver's job doesn't need English you think a factory worker or construction worker needs to speak in English?

Read this:

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"He reiterated measures that SMRT is taking to improve its communication, including forming a dedicated team of liaison officers who comprise Singaporeans proficient in Mandarin as well as Chinese nationals who are management trainees."

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Postby Wd40 » Mon, 24 Dec 2012 10:32 pm

I have seen PRC workers, working as cashiers in groceries stores like fair price and giant and they can't speak a full sentence in English, all they can manage is a few words they have been trained in. Again considering how much public facing those roles are and yet they can't find good English speakers in those roles, the employers in factories or construction site would be least bothered about their English speaking skills. I think the way it works is the workers themselves are PRC and can't speak in English, the supervisors are Malaysian Chinese and they perform the roles of translation.

You guys are seriously over the top.

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Postby JR8 » Mon, 24 Dec 2012 10:32 pm

Chill WD40. You're busy slating us off, but you don't seem to have done anything to help kamalavelan.

How about giving him some constructive help and advice, if you can?

p.s. re: your reply below [Sigh, I'm outta this :roll: ]
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Postby Wd40 » Mon, 24 Dec 2012 10:35 pm

JR8 wrote:Chill WD40. You're busy slating us off, but you don't seem to have done anything to help kamalavelan.

How about giving him some constructive help and advice, if you can?


His question is just too general to give him any helpful reply and he is completely unaware of forum etiquettes, so yes do reprimand him for that.

I was responding specifically to nut nut's comment that, you need to be fluent in English to land a job here. To me being skilful and speaking fluent English could be mutually exclusive.

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Postby x9200 » Tue, 25 Dec 2012 12:05 am

Wd40 wrote:To me being skilful and speaking fluent English could be mutually exclusive.

You already said this twice but you did not make any effort to prove your point. Let me try to help you. Have you forgotten to mention the salary component?


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