MINDEF DXO (All FAQ on it) - Page 229 - Salary.sg Forums
Salary.sg Forums  

Go Back   Salary.sg Forums > The Salary.sg Discussion Forums: > Income and Jobs

Income and Jobs Discuss jobs, career options and of course salaries




MINDEF DXO (All FAQ on it)

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #2281 (permalink)  
Old 21-04-2019, 11:33 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default Thoughts for consideration

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
would you consider MINDEF DXO to be better compared to other civil service appointments?
I'm not the same person you asked.

Better means there is a comparison So... Compare with what?

For me, I am the one with the average qualification. My motive for joining DXO is,

1.I observe friends in ministry, everyone is properly recognised as long they put in the effort to score points. I may enter slightly late but I am sick of unfair bosses that bias gender n bias colour especially in stat board and pte. Ministry tend to be heavily audited and employ only the people with highest integrity ( I hope so la...)

2.Also I know for a fact that DXO work life is balanced. I will have time to pursue other investment n interests. I am particular about per hour salary. If I want to score points for promotion I will put in the effort accordingly.

3. Most DXO I know are not go-getter, imagine FCH entitled to 5k (5 yr ago) ... Even refuse to work hard in 3 years also can promote n increment hit 7k... If I push hard I can stabilise at 6 - 7 k as SM or AD in less than 5 years and just cruise. People like me with poor grades working for gov must survive on multiple sources of income.

So, what are your needs buddy.



SG Bus Timing App
SG Bus Timing App - the best bus app - available on iOS and Android


SGX Stocks Android App - check share prices
SGX Stocks [Android] App - check latest share prices on the go


SGX Stocks for iPad - check latest Singapore share prices
SGX Stocks [iPad] app
| SGX Stocks [iPhone] app
Reply With Quote
  #2282 (permalink)  
Old 22-04-2019, 11:54 AM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default Advise please

Would appreciate if someone can advise this,
Took PT test 5 weeks ago and received a rejection email stating that I am not further shortlisted. Was mentioned that the result will be retained in the system for one year and will be welcome to re-apply after this period and to consider the available positions.

My current doubt would be
1. Can I still re-apply for other position during this period of time?
2. Does this mean that my PT result was not up to their expectation?

My profile: a soon to be graduate from local Uni.
The position I applied for asked for a tertiary qualification.

Thank you in advance!

Reply With Quote
  #2283 (permalink)  
Old 22-04-2019, 01:37 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Cool

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
Would appreciate if someone can advise this,
Took PT test 5 weeks ago and received a rejection email stating that I am not further shortlisted. Was mentioned that the result will be retained in the system for one year and will be welcome to re-apply after this period and to consider the available positions.

My current doubt would be
1. Can I still re-apply for other position during this period of time?
2. Does this mean that my PT result was not up to their expectation?

My profile: a soon to be graduate from local Uni.
The position I applied for asked for a tertiary qualification.

Thank you in advance!
yes, you can re-apply for other positions. thats what i did after i failed my first interview and got a second interview. i had a friend that was told her to come again 1 year later as she didnt even pass the PT.

what i can guess is that is that your PT results as compared to other applicants wasnt as good for that 'batch'. since they told you they retained your results, im sure it is considered good enough.

just keep trying until they tell you not to.

Reply With Quote
  #2284 (permalink)  
Old 22-04-2019, 01:43 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
Would appreciate if someone can advise this,
Took PT test 5 weeks ago and received a rejection email stating that I am not further shortlisted. Was mentioned that the result will be retained in the system for one year and will be welcome to re-apply after this period and to consider the available positions.

My current doubt would be
1. Can I still re-apply for other position during this period of time?
2. Does this mean that my PT result was not up to their expectation?

My profile: a soon to be graduate from local Uni.
The position I applied for asked for a tertiary qualification.

Thank you in advance!
the email already said 'welcome to re-apply after this period (retained for on year)" so i think you are unlikely to get any replies if you were to reply - maybe you can try and see what happens from there.

yes, possibly PT is not up to expectation. since the it was a role-based issue, then they would have encouraged you to apply for something else or shortlist you for something else.

all the best!!
Reply With Quote
  #2285 (permalink)  
Old 22-04-2019, 01:45 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
yes, you can re-apply for other positions. thats what i did after i failed my first interview and got a second interview. i had a friend that was told her to come again 1 year later as she didnt even pass the PT.

what i can guess is that is that your PT results as compared to other applicants wasnt as good for that 'batch'. since they told you they retained your results, im sure it is considered good enough.

just keep trying until they tell you not to.
just confusing wording by DXO, it says you are welcome to re-apply after this period. argh. i'm not the poster but i received a similar email too
Reply With Quote
  #2286 (permalink)  
Old 22-04-2019, 02:59 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
Would appreciate if someone can advise this,
Took PT test 5 weeks ago and received a rejection email stating that I am not further shortlisted. Was mentioned that the result will be retained in the system for one year and will be welcome to re-apply after this period and to consider the available positions.

My current doubt would be
1. Can I still re-apply for other position during this period of time?
2. Does this mean that my PT result was not up to their expectation?

My profile: a soon to be graduate from local Uni.
The position I applied for asked for a tertiary qualification.

Thank you in advance!
I Concurr with the other two people who encouraged you to keep trying.
Yes it means your PT for this batch... is below normal standard of the bell curve.
The 1 year thing, I didn't abide. I read here that the PT is similar to gmat.. So I went to reccee the books, and found similar style of test... So I bought and practised. When they advertised my ideal role again, I applied and did better for PT this time.. Today 8 months after I submitted application, I'm starting work.

PT is crucial for fresh grads. One kind fella posted about how his boss leans on PT to hire several pages back... Sounds legit. About 10 pages back I think.
Reply With Quote

  #2287 (permalink)  
Old 22-04-2019, 03:08 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default How his boss hires using PT

s://forums.salary.sg/income-jobs/1722-ministry-defence-singapore-dxo-all-faq-219.html#post116183
Reply With Quote
  #2288 (permalink)  
Old 22-04-2019, 03:39 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

came here because someone said the thread is hot.

i can't imagine working in a red-zone. no handphone can be quite tragic.

hello dxo!
Reply With Quote
  #2289 (permalink)  
Old 22-04-2019, 05:59 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
came here because someone said the thread is hot.

i can't imagine working in a red-zone. no handphone can be quite tragic.

hello dxo!
When you reach the level of salary.... No handphone is nothing compared to the bucket of gold.

70% of DXO never reach the stage that they must sand blast their camera lens
Reply With Quote
  #2290 (permalink)  
Old 22-04-2019, 08:10 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
would you consider MINDEF DXO to be better compared to other civil service appointments?
Defence budget hard to beat to be honest
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
Higher starting salaries for MINDEF and SAF entrants Salary.sg Income and Jobs 2 06-04-2012 07:31 AM
MINDEF and SAF Sign-On Bonuses Salary.sg Income and Jobs 9 16-08-2009 03:40 PM

» 30 Recent Threads
Compare civil service salary ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
10,954 Replies, 6,048,197 Views
Singtel Management Associate... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
142 Replies, 93,931 Views
MINDEF DXO (All FAQ on it) ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
3,483 Replies, 2,057,493 Views
Career as Teacher ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
2,967 Replies, 1,822,499 Views
Capgemini Graduate Programme ( 1 2)
12 Replies, 7,012 Views
HSBC Graduate Programme 2021 ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
33 Replies, 3,879 Views
Civil Svc/ Statboard - Typical... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
2,806 Replies, 1,188,011 Views
Lawyer Salary ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
9,755 Replies, 3,190,784 Views
Pay for digital marketing agencies
9 Replies, 3,179 Views
Diploma in Digital Marketing at...
4 Replies, 3,210 Views
Dentist Salary ( 1 2)
12 Replies, 8,286 Views
How is life as a doctor in... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
1,528 Replies, 1,007,962 Views
DBS Graduate Associate Program ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
752 Replies, 384,593 Views
Ex-MOE Teachers ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
89 Replies, 124,211 Views
MasterCard Graduate Developement... ( 1 2 3)
26 Replies, 7,411 Views
How much does a typical FP&A... ( 1 2 3)
25 Replies, 2,511 Views
Civil Service Performance Bonus ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
1,679 Replies, 1,377,570 Views
Whats your net worth ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
2,776 Replies, 840,034 Views
Buy condo or wait it out?
4 Replies, 658 Views
Starting Pay for CS/Ministries... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
160 Replies, 41,742 Views
How Much Do You Need to Earn... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
51 Replies, 19,580 Views
OCBC Graduate Talent Programme... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
364 Replies, 127,165 Views
An upgrade to my system
1 Replies, 87 Views
ST Electronics ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
1,064 Replies, 285,457 Views
Different rank in local banks ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
56 Replies, 121,104 Views
shipping from China to Singapore
1 Replies, 616 Views
UOB Management Associate Program ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
289 Replies, 187,772 Views
Q: Big4 - Yearly salary increment ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
1,058 Replies, 837,944 Views
Standard Chartered International... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
55 Replies, 57,130 Views
Commercial Affairs Officer ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
139 Replies, 97,703 Views
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2



All times are GMT +8. The time now is 02:02 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2