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Old 19-01-2022, 02:58 PM
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After many years of serving in MINDEF and finally retiring this year, I do feel sorry for local males who have to delay two years of lives and lose that competitive edge against skilled foreigners. My last pay drawn is $200k per year, so those two years are worth potentially $400k financially to some of them. Imagine being a foreigner working in Singapore and having an additional $400k by virtue of your birthplace lottery. During my time in MINDEF policy dept, I have tried to push for additional income taxes for foreigners to level the playing field but was brushed off for making Singapore "uncompetitive".

That's not to say I disagree with compulsory NS, because without male citizens to provide those financial sacrifice those of us in MINDEF would be without a stable civil service career, so let us give a moment of appreciation to them.
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After many years of serving in MINDEF and finally retiring this year, I do feel sorry for local males who have to delay two years of lives and lose that competitive edge against skilled foreigners. My last pay drawn is $200k per year, so those two years are worth potentially $400k financially to some of them. Imagine being a foreigner working in Singapore and having an additional $400k by virtue of your birthplace lottery. During my time in MINDEF policy dept, I have tried to push for additional income taxes for foreigners to level the playing field but was brushed off for making Singapore "uncompetitive".

That's not to say I disagree with compulsory NS, because without male citizens to provide those financial sacrifice those of us in MINDEF would be without a stable civil service career, so let us give a moment of appreciation to them.
Thank you for your openness and honesty, however in the words of LKY, not many in the current strawberry gen workers can take such unvarnished "Hard Truths" to keep Singapore going.

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After many years of serving in MINDEF and finally retiring this year, I do feel sorry for local males who have to delay two years of lives and lose that competitive edge against skilled foreigners. My last pay drawn is $200k per year, so those two years are worth potentially $400k financially to some of them. Imagine being a foreigner working in Singapore and having an additional $400k by virtue of your birthplace lottery. During my time in MINDEF policy dept, I have tried to push for additional income taxes for foreigners to level the playing field but was brushed off for making Singapore "uncompetitive".

That's not to say I disagree with compulsory NS, because without male citizens to provide those financial sacrifice those of us in MINDEF would be without a stable civil service career, so let us give a moment of appreciation to them.
mai gek xiao. mindef policy dept makes policy for income tax. like tt iras is gg to chu policy on how to put **** stirrer like u in where u belong - the sewage.

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Anyone got hired? after all those test , sec screening
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how much can a fresh-grad FCH local uni female ask for in a manager role for 'those without experienced are welcomed to apply'?
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Old 22-01-2022, 01:51 AM
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how much can a fresh-grad FCH local uni female ask for in a manager role for 'those without experienced are welcomed to apply'?
can try between 4-4.3k. anyway, fresh grads not much nego power due to no experience in private sector. they will just pay you according to your degree. if your degree is worth 4.5k, they wont shortchange you.

source: i randomly quoted 3k cause i was v innocent as a fresh grad few years back. they still offered me 3.9k based on my qualifications.


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can try between 4-4.3k. anyway, fresh grads not much nego power due to no experience in private sector. they will just pay you according to your degree. if your degree is worth 4.5k, they wont shortchange you.

source: i randomly quoted 3k cause i was v innocent as a fresh grad few years back. they still offered me 3.9k based on my qualifications.
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can try between 4-4.3k. anyway, fresh grads not much nego power due to no experience in private sector. they will just pay you according to your degree. if your degree is worth 4.5k, they wont shortchange you.

source: i randomly quoted 3k cause i was v innocent as a fresh grad few years back. they still offered me 3.9k based on my qualifications.
basically yes if you are a fresh grad, you only get to take what they offer asa default based on uni results
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did a virtual interview more than a month back. Till now no news. Did all the test before the interview and that took another 3 months to get back to me. So in total each stage takes 3 months
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did a virtual interview more than a month back. Till now no news. Did all the test before the interview and that took another 3 months to get back to me. So in total each stage takes 3 months
wait for what? just drop them a text or call?
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