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Old 23-07-2014, 12:00 PM
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Applied for a few jobs but received no calls. Depressing.

I applied for over 20 jobs in public sector every two weeks also no calls. More depressing



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Old 23-07-2014, 12:04 PM
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Default medical checkup

What do they check for during the medical checkup?

Assuming a middle-age applicant has high blood pressure or diabetes, would that result in a rejection even though he might have passed the interview?

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I applied for over 20 jobs in public sector every two weeks also no calls. More depressing
U spam resumes ah? I am also tempted to just spam my resume but feels no point applying for jobs that I am not keen on. If this goes on, I may have to turn to private sector liao.

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Went for 1 st round interview last week

HR said if progressing will let me know by 2 weeks

Now is been 1 week n no news n already feeling sad even though i got another week to go before the deadline crosses



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Default long processing time?

Looks like the processing time from application start date to final offer letter could take a few months to complete.

The applicants usually apply for a few jobs concurrently.

By the time the final offer is ready, the applicants would have already landed in another job (probably from the faster private sector), and the whole cycle will be repeated for another applicant.

No wonder the HR from govt sectors are so perpetually busy.
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Hi all, i went for an interview last week , no news till now and there's similar ads posted in [email protected] with new deadline today. However, I did call yesterday and the hr said the results not yet finalized. I feel worried. Does that I mean I failed the interview?
omg i experienced the same thing as well. Went for the final interview on Friday and was told by the HR Manager that they will get back to me within 1 to 2 weeks. Was kinda hopeful initially until i saw a similar ad with a different deadline this morning. I guess this means i have failed the final interview then. Can anyone advise if this is normal?
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Looks like the processing time from application start date to final offer letter could take a few months to complete.

The applicants usually apply for a few jobs concurrently.

By the time the final offer is ready, the applicants would have already landed in another job (probably from the faster private sector), and the whole cycle will be repeated for another applicant.

No wonder the HR from govt sectors are so perpetually busy.
I think it varies with organisations. Some government bodies are pretty chop chop while some just leave u hanging there for months.


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I think it varies with organisations. Some government bodies are pretty chop chop while some just leave u hanging there for months.
whats the definition of chop chop?

1 week after first round is considered chop chop or expired?

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whats the definition of chop chop?

1 week after first round is considered chop chop or expired?

There was once I got called up for an interview.. Interview scheduled 3 days later.. Then I received rejection notification one week later. I think considered pretty chop chop for a government body.

Indeep, how long have u waited after ur interview? One week is an ok time, still got hopes. If more than 2 weeks, then most likely no hopes liao. U can call the HR to enquire too.
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There was once I got called up for an interview.. Interview scheduled 3 days later.. Then I received rejection notification one week later. I think considered pretty chop chop for a government body.

Indeep, how long have u waited after ur interview? One week is an ok time, still got hopes. If more than 2 weeks, then most likely no hopes liao. U can call the HR to enquire too.
now is 1 week since i had interview

was pretty confident cause it went well

but now as each day passes... confidence changing to dissapointment

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