MAS for Mid Career Professionals - Page 52 - Salary.sg Forums
Salary.sg Forums  

Go Back   Salary.sg Forums > The Salary.sg Discussion Forums: > Companies

Companies Discuss companies and organisations.




MAS for Mid Career Professionals

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #511 (permalink)  
Old 14-10-2021, 12:22 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
Heard that technical skills not in favor these days.
What is in favor these days then, if you don't mind sharing?

Reply With Quote
  #512 (permalink)  
Old 14-10-2021, 08:45 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
What is in favor these days then, if you don't mind sharing?
The “song and dance” people. Don’t need to know your stuff cos with the frequent internal reshuffling, some senior people also do not know the correct questions to ask. Everybody is just looking for the next shiny thing.

Reply With Quote
  #513 (permalink)  
Old 14-10-2021, 11:36 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
The “song and dance” people. Don’t need to know your stuff cos with the frequent internal reshuffling, some senior people also do not know the correct questions to ask. Everybody is just looking for the next shiny thing.
sounds good, where can i sign up

Reply With Quote
  #514 (permalink)  
Old 15-10-2021, 11:20 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

The biggest problem with this organisation is that senior management is unaware of their own blind spots. They throw out lines that they are emphatic about the ever increasing workload while creating 101 unnecessary new projects. They do not realise that they are the ones creating the additional work in the first place and assume work is arising because of other factors. Every meeting has follow-ups or new work streams created.

Many times, the work created is a waste of time. Its predominantly some egoistical exercise for them to flex their arms.
Reply With Quote
  #515 (permalink)  
Old 16-10-2021, 01:46 AM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Mid career switch - possible to get a pay bump at market rate?
Reply With Quote
  #516 (permalink)  
Old 16-10-2021, 11:32 AM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
sounds good, where can i sign up
[email protected] I got in to seek shelter during covid 19 and I've been enjoying excellent work life balance during work from home.
Reply With Quote

  #517 (permalink)  
Old 16-10-2021, 04:55 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
Mid career switch - possible to get a pay bump at market rate?
This is civil service. Your pay is at a discount to private sector. Unlikely you will see a bump unless your are currently underpaid.
Reply With Quote
  #518 (permalink)  
Old 16-10-2021, 06:23 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
The biggest problem with this organisation is that senior management is unaware of their own blind spots. They throw out lines that they are emphatic about the ever increasing workload while creating 101 unnecessary new projects. They do not realise that they are the ones creating the additional work in the first place and assume work is arising because of other factors. Every meeting has follow-ups or new work streams created.

Many times, the work created is a waste of time. Its predominantly some egoistical exercise for them to flex their arms.
I think the last sentence is really a bit too harsh. Humans are naturally curious, and this extends to all of us, including the management team. But curiosity should be grounded in reality. Thought experiments should remain as thought experiments unless you have the necessary resources to carry them out.

Some of the projects now, I would say, are akin to a General asking his medics to perform a commando raid on an enemy outpost. The medics are specialists in their fields, but they are clearly not trained as special forces. The General thinks this is not an issue, and simply request the medics to ask the commandos for some advice on how to perform the raid. He then expects the medics to perform the raid. Not only that, he still expects the medics to perform their medic duties at the same time while preparing for the raid. Such thinking is actually rather pervasive.
Reply With Quote
  #519 (permalink)  
Old 19-10-2021, 02:20 AM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
I think the last sentence is really a bit too harsh. Humans are naturally curious, and this extends to all of us, including the management team. But curiosity should be grounded in reality. Thought experiments should remain as thought experiments unless you have the necessary resources to carry them out.

Some of the projects now, I would say, are akin to a General asking his medics to perform a commando raid on an enemy outpost. The medics are specialists in their fields, but they are clearly not trained as special forces. The General thinks this is not an issue, and simply request the medics to ask the commandos for some advice on how to perform the raid. He then expects the medics to perform the raid. Not only that, he still expects the medics to perform their medic duties at the same time while preparing for the raid. Such thinking is actually rather pervasive.
Maybe this is their so called thinking out of box or creativity? Non group-think mindset?
Having had a stint in CS, I can see similar patterns. One only need to look at the background/training of our ministers and the portfolios they are taking on…
Reply With Quote
  #520 (permalink)  
Old 26-10-2021, 12:20 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Anyone gotten offer from MAS recently? Do they just match your last drawn (including bonus) to the dollar? or will there be slight increment?
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

« Previous Thread | Next Thread »
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
AML/Compliance/KYC professionals come in! daydreamer Income and Jobs 1545 Yesterday 06:29 PM
Income for IT Professionals sudoku Income and Jobs 10 24-10-2014 07:20 PM
what does corporate hr executives/professionals do? lmaohaha Income and Jobs 2 12-05-2012 06:03 PM
Professionals and Managers - Is Your Pay above the Median? Salary.sg Income and Jobs 174 04-10-2009 07:42 PM
Managers and Professionals - are your Salaries above the Median? Salary.sg Income and Jobs 27 11-12-2008 10:45 AM

» 30 Recent Threads
Q: Big4 - Yearly salary increment ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
4,048 Replies, 1,527,871 Views
GovTech ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
789 Replies, 388,663 Views
NCS (SingTel subsidiary) ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
604 Replies, 479,237 Views
If you can't find a company here... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
30 Replies, 4,493 Views
Career as Teacher ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
4,175 Replies, 2,691,751 Views
Year end bonus for civil service ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
353 Replies, 73,119 Views
Compare civil service salary ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
13,001 Replies, 7,678,544 Views
Exxon Mobil Equipment tech or... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
1,933 Replies, 650,109 Views
How much are you earning per annum? ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
12,875 Replies, 4,490,905 Views
IMDA (under MCI) ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
217 Replies, 82,890 Views
MINDEF DXO (All FAQ on it) ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
4,331 Replies, 2,678,461 Views
How is life as a doctor in... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
3,255 Replies, 1,539,764 Views
MAS for Mid Career Professionals ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
674 Replies, 340,715 Views
ITE Polytechnic Scheme ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
134 Replies, 140,725 Views
Hospital (Private or Public)... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
104 Replies, 33,305 Views
AML/Compliance/KYC professionals... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
1,545 Replies, 769,723 Views
Credit Suisse ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
154 Replies, 98,502 Views
Singtel Management Associate... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
285 Replies, 162,360 Views
Lawyer Salary ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
14,951 Replies, 5,075,371 Views
Officer Role in Bank of Tokyo -... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
212 Replies, 176,116 Views
DBS tech seed programme ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
1,260 Replies, 320,123 Views
Civil Service Performance Bonus ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
2,812 Replies, 2,169,613 Views
Compilation of MAs/Analysts Gross... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
845 Replies, 248,241 Views
Ex-MOE Teachers ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
149 Replies, 197,725 Views
ST Electronics ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
2,412 Replies, 647,330 Views
Htx ( 1 2)
19 Replies, 2,394 Views
CSA (Cyber Security Agency) ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
295 Replies, 118,988 Views
Factual Local Bank Salaries - DBS... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
553 Replies, 324,665 Views
DSTA (under Mindef) ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
1,074 Replies, 778,018 Views
Changi Airport Group ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
420 Replies, 407,051 Views
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2



All times are GMT +8. The time now is 03:27 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2