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Pass Rejected: Should pursue to find a job or go home..

Postby adventureworks » Mon, 18 Mar 2013 11:12 am

Hi All,

I am currently working as a software engineer in a local company. My boss tried several times to renew my EP but was rejected. He also tried to apply me SPass but was reject as well.

There was no reason stated. I'm not sure but I guess it has to do with the quota.

The good thing is he's offering me to work in our Manila office.

However, I was thinking.. should I try to apply to another company. I would love to stay here. But is that really hard right now to get your pass approved?

I was just wondering if it's only about the quota that my pass was rejected. Then maybe in a company with available quota my pass will likely be approved.

Thanks for your advise.

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Postby zzm9980 » Mon, 18 Mar 2013 11:39 am

What is your salary, age, and experience/qualifications? Those all have an effect. Salary being the most.

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Postby adventureworks » Mon, 18 Mar 2013 7:33 pm

I'm 26

5 years experience, 3 years in the Philippines as Web Developer and 2 years here as Software Engineer. Working in an IT consultancy firm

Currently earning 2,800 per month

Our company currently have 8 employees. 4 locals, 4 foreigners. 2 of my co-workers had their EP renewed.

What do you think?

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Postby Wd40 » Mon, 18 Mar 2013 7:36 pm

Sounds like the company is the problem and not you. Try getting a job at a bigger consulting company, you should be able to get the visa.

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Postby nakatago » Mon, 18 Mar 2013 7:48 pm

How much will you be making if you work in the Philippines? That can be a factor as well. You gotta look much further down the road now since Singapore is practically driving away migrant workers.

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Postby morenangpinay » Tue, 19 Mar 2013 10:12 am

i agree with nakatago...you have to consider the long term. do you still want to work for this company in the Philippines? I imagine you would have more opportunities now since you have an overseas experience.

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Postby adventureworks » Tue, 19 Mar 2013 6:13 pm

The Manila was actually a good offer. Equivalent salary in pesos.

Thanks all for your advise. I'll consider the offer.


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