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PR just approved. Also just made redundant

Postby Thatguy » Tue, 08 Jan 2013 1:26 am

Hi forum,


My PR application was just approved today. However, I was made redundant a couple of weeks ago. I understand the post approval formality process requires the completion of a form, by the employer, that confirms the current employment status. Obviously i am in a spot of bother. I am officially employed till end of January, 2013. What can I do? Any one can advise, or share a similar story?

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Thanks!!

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Postby Strong Eagle » Tue, 08 Jan 2013 2:31 am

Since you are officially employed until the end of January, get it done now. You are not yet formally redundant. Ask your employer for that form. What happens after that doesn't matter.

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Postby offshoreoildude » Tue, 08 Jan 2013 9:03 am

Ouch - what rotten luck. OP - let us know how it works out.
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Postby morenangpinay » Tue, 08 Jan 2013 9:54 am

explain your situation to your employer.im sure if they have a heart they would understand.

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Postby ecureilx » Tue, 08 Jan 2013 9:57 am

Strong Eagle wrote:Since you are officially employed until the end of January, get it done now. You are not yet formally redundant. Ask your employer for that form. What happens after that doesn't matter.


and you can submit your current / last pay slip as proof of being employed .. at the time of approval !!

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Postby nakatago » Tue, 08 Jan 2013 9:39 pm

Your duplicate thread was deleted.

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Postby Thatguy » Fri, 25 Jan 2013 10:42 pm

Thanks, all.

I'm a newly minted SPR.

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Postby FaeLLe » Sat, 02 Feb 2013 10:28 pm

Thatguy wrote:Thanks, all.

I'm a newly minted SPR.


Congratulations mate, good luck for your future job.
Hopefully with the PR it will not take too long.

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Postby JR8 » Sat, 02 Feb 2013 11:45 pm

Thatguy wrote:Thanks, all.

I'm a newly minted SPR.



Congratulations!

You must feel very relieved :)

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Postby sanjumalani » Tue, 12 Feb 2013 4:15 pm

Congrats. Mine was approved a month after my official term with my employer ended. Rotten luck. When I went to collect it obviously they asked me if I was with the same employer and I couldnt tell them I was.

My PR got put on hold - i asked for an extension of 2 months which runs out soon. They told me unless I can get a similar job profile and salary (I was in investment banking and this is next to impossible now to get), I could not be assured of getting the blue IC issued.

Need some guidance if anyone has gone through this before - any way I can ask for an extension? If I do get a job can I write a letter highlighting certain things which may help them oversee the fact that my job profile (and salary) has changed from when I applied but I am still a deserving PR candidate?

Thoughts welcome

S

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Postby sanjumalani » Tue, 12 Feb 2013 7:39 pm

As I mentioned in my earlier post, my PR was approved mid November and I had until Mid Jan to accept. However, I was made redundant in October and asked the MoM for an extension for 3 months. They gave me an extension of 2 months meaning my in principle approval will expire in Mid March.

1. Who should I write to (or go meet in person) - MoM, ICA, [some other dept/person] to extend my in principle approval for another 2 months? My reasons being extremely tough job market to find a job in Banking or close to banking which is what I need possibly to secure my PR (since I was in banking when I applied I think deviating too much in terms of profile and salary may negate my PR) - in any event there are no jobs out there right now

2. Any other way for me to salvage my PR? I intend to stay in SG longer term and a PR is critical to me.

Thoughts welcome and appreciated.

S

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Postby zzm9980 » Tue, 12 Feb 2013 8:06 pm

sanjumalani wrote:As I mentioned in my earlier post, my PR was approved mid November and I had until Mid Jan to accept. However, I was made redundant in October and asked the MoM for an extension for 3 months. They gave me an extension of 2 months meaning my in principle approval will expire in Mid March.

1. Who should I write to (or go meet in person) - MoM, ICA, [some other dept/person] to extend my in principle approval for another 2 months? My reasons being extremely tough job market to find a job in Banking or close to banking which is what I need possibly to secure my PR (since I was in banking when I applied I think deviating too much in terms of profile and salary may negate my PR) - in any event there are no jobs out there right now

2. Any other way for me to salvage my PR? I intend to stay in SG longer term and a PR is critical to me.

Thoughts welcome and appreciated.

S


You can post this question five more times in five more threads and it won't help you get the answer you want.

Look at what you even said here: You asked for three month extension, but got two. That's it buddy, writing is on the wall. Singapore doesn't want new PRs, let alone Indian ones, let alone those who can't find jobs. Quite bad luck unfortunately for you.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 13 Feb 2013 6:36 pm

sanjumalani,

Quit spamming the board with identical posts. You last post was deleted because it was identical to your last post.

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Postby sanjumalani » Wed, 13 Feb 2013 6:38 pm

sorry it was my mistake - was posting something else but this post got pasted instead.

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Postby Wd40 » Wed, 13 Feb 2013 6:38 pm

You have got your priorities completely upside down. If there is a job only then there is living and only if there is living there is a country.

You have sort of fixated on the country then looking at how to make a living and get a job.

Singapore is no USA, that its a hard decision to leave. SPR is no green card that you sound so desperate to get it.

You should go to the place where you can get a suitable job so that you can make a living. If Singapore market improves in future, you should be able to come back here on EP again, no big deal and you can stay here for the long term, without having to salvage your PR.


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