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Old 05-01-2020, 09:09 PM
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I was "fooled" into joining dsta because of the high salary when I first graduated three years ago. Hoping to get out of the company now but with lack of necessary skills, employers are not keen in hiring me. I feel like I'm stuck in a blackhole.
Care to elaborate what role you are?

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Care to elaborate what role you are?
I'm a project engineer, mainly working with vendors, did some simple technical studies and cost estimation.

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I'm a project engineer, mainly working with vendors, did some simple technical studies and cost estimation.
Wouldn't the skills gained from being a project engineer be transferable? What position are you looking for outside of DSTA?

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Wouldn't the skills gained from being a project engineer be transferable? What position are you looking for outside of DSTA?
If you mean project management skills, yes. But technical wise, I would say no. I'm applying for data analytics roles.
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If you mean project management skills, yes. But technical wise, I would say no. I'm applying for data analytics roles.
Your current role is not in the same field, how do you expect the technical skills to be transferable to data analytics?
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I was "fooled" into joining dsta because of the high salary when I first graduated three years ago. Hoping to get out of the company now but with lack of necessary skills, employers are not keen in hiring me. I feel like I'm stuck in a blackhole.
How much did your pay increase after these 3 years and what was your starting?
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Old 06-01-2020, 10:11 PM
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Pardon me if I'm asking obvious questions as I'm quite ignorant in this area. Given that I'm a fresh grad who holds a private diploma & wants to find my first job, is it even possible to get called up for an interview under DSTA or even any public agencies by sending an email to them even though they didn't list any job offers online?

At this point, I wouldn't even mind requesting for an Internship.

And if more information matters, I graduate in Cyber Security & Forensics though IT security is my stronger suit. I also hold professional certs from EC-Council too as those were the additional modules in my course.

Appreciate any helpful replies.
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Unhappy Inquiry on offer/rejection of dsta engineer role

Hi all,

I got called up for an interview at DSTA last Monday. Till now, I still have not have any calls or rejection pertaining to DSTA engineer role. My friend on the other hand has got an offer through a call the following day after his interview...

How long approximately will they take to offer you for the position?
And will they notify you if you are rejected for the role?

Thanks in advance!
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Old 15-02-2020, 10:18 PM
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Anyone applied for the procurement role recently?
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Anyone applied for the procurement role recently?
I did one month ago. You got called up for an interview?
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