Civil Svc/ Statboard - Typical Timeline for making a Hiring Decision - 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




Civil Svc/ Statboard - Typical Timeline for making a Hiring Decision

 Citibank Cash Back Card - up to $350 cash back* - Click to Apply Now 
Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 25-06-2012, 04:36 PM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 1
SS Tan is on a distinguished road
Default Civil Svc/ Statboard - Typical Timeline for making a Hiring Decision

Hi,

What's the typical process that takes place in the Civil service or statboard from the closing date of CV submission to finally selecting the candidate ? what is the duration of each of these steps ?

Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 27-06-2012, 12:25 AM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by SS Tan View Post
Hi,

What's the typical process that takes place in the Civil service or statboard from the closing date of CV submission to finally selecting the candidate ? what is the duration of each of these steps ?
Normally, if they see you fit for interview, they will call you up for appt within 3 weeks of closing date of CV submission.

After that, if you passed the interview, they will normally take 1 week (?) before calling you to offer you the job. Anyone can confirm ?

Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 27-06-2012, 11:14 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

different govt organisations have different practices. it varies between few days to few weeks or even few months (very rare).

Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 29-06-2012, 01:34 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Different ministries and stat boards have different interviewing processes. But if they had indicated that they will get back to you by 2 weeks, you will get a response by then, even a rejection email.
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old 29-06-2012, 01:55 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Doesn't the long process make it seems like there is no urgency in looking for a candidate to fill the position?

Even if the your availability is immediate, by the time they respond, you probably have gotten job offers else where and have to reject their interview?
Reply With Quote
  #6 (permalink)  
Old 29-06-2012, 03:16 PM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 82
lmaohaha is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
Doesn't the long process make it seems like there is no urgency in looking for a candidate to fill the position?

Even if the your availability is immediate, by the time they respond, you probably have gotten job offers else where and have to reject their interview?
some statboards dun even bother to change your online status. i have around 10 positions still at 'submitted' status after one month.my guess is that the position has been filled. while others are quite efficient, takes only a couple of days for it to be 'in progress'.
Reply With Quote

  #7 (permalink)  
Old 29-06-2012, 05:34 PM
Verified Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 22
datou is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by lmaohaha View Post
some statboards dun even bother to change your online status. i have around 10 positions still at 'submitted' status after one month.my guess is that the position has been filled. while others are quite efficient, takes only a couple of days for it to be 'in progress'.
can share which ministry or stat board very fast change status one?
Reply With Quote
  #8 (permalink)  
Old 29-06-2012, 09:17 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by datou View Post
can share which ministry or stat board very fast change status one?
Do not be surprised with SB/ministries (especially large companies for that matter) that take a long time to reply or change status in career.gov.

if there are 1000 employees in a Ministry, turnover is 5% per annum (i.e. 50 resignations), and there are about 20 HR staff who have to deal with thousands of applications (e.g. 50 jobs x 50-100 applicants = 2500-5000 applications)...

imagine having to contact applicants, arrange for interviews, offer shortlisted candidates, candidates may not accept offer, start recruitment process all over again, etc...

Back-end HR work is tedious...

Imagine mega Ministry like MOE with almost 40,000 staff (5% turnover = 2000 resignations)... can faint leh...
Reply With Quote
  #9 (permalink)  
Old 29-06-2012, 10:59 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
Doesn't the long process make it seems like there is no urgency in looking for a candidate to fill the position?

Even if the your availability is immediate, by the time they respond, you probably have gotten job offers else where and have to reject their interview?
could be possible if they are looking to fill positions that will be vacant in the near future e.g. due to retirement.
Reply With Quote
  #10 (permalink)  
Old 29-06-2012, 11:05 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by datou View Post
can share which ministry or stat board very fast change status one?
usually is quick to reject lol. MTI, NPTD, MinLaw, PMO, AGD,
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
Typical Millionaire Salary.sg Investments and Net Worth 4 08-09-2011 04:32 PM
Decision Making, Please Advice. vision Income and Jobs 14 07-09-2011 04:56 PM
Any Ministry or Statboard still offers permanent appointments? rapier82 Income and Jobs 1 02-09-2011 01:30 AM
usually what is the typical performance bonus in ministries like miwashi Income and Jobs 2 28-07-2011 03:47 PM
Making money from blogging or books Husky Income and Jobs 1 14-08-2009 05:27 PM

» 30 Recent Threads
How much are you earning per annum? ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
12,006 Replies, 3,809,896 Views
SIM-UOL fresh grad starting pay ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
3,093 Replies, 1,314,067 Views
Career as Teacher ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
2,836 Replies, 1,708,481 Views
Constituency Manager (People... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
869 Replies, 454,003 Views
Civil Svc/ Statboard - Typical... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
2,536 Replies, 1,078,517 Views
Lawyer Salary ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
9,033 Replies, 2,935,557 Views
ST Electronics ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
796 Replies, 238,832 Views
How is life as a doctor in... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
1,388 Replies, 954,822 Views
Working in NEA ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
60 Replies, 72,704 Views
Advice needed for a 30 yo male... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
44 Replies, 12,517 Views
How much to ask for starting pay... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
90 Replies, 8,639 Views
Polytechnic lecturer salary range ( 1 2)
11 Replies, 65,092 Views
MINDEF DXO (All FAQ on it) ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
3,377 Replies, 1,977,407 Views
need some info on CNB ( 1 2 3)
20 Replies, 2,067 Views
Self-Employed in SG by Overseas...
3 Replies, 368 Views
Best Primary Schools 2020 (by...
1 Replies, 967 Views
How much do you earn and save? ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
130 Replies, 23,534 Views
PhD or non-PhD
6 Replies, 7,385 Views
Compare civil service salary ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
10,589 Replies, 5,815,749 Views
Big Four Promotion/Bonus/Incr... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
30 Replies, 6,282 Views
How to properly manage the income?
6 Replies, 452 Views
Compilation of MAs/Analysts Gross... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
126 Replies, 30,011 Views
Higher Pay for Mid-Career Teachers
3 Replies, 5,186 Views
Tuition Teachers Make 20k
7 Replies, 6,053 Views
Ex-MOE Teachers ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
79 Replies, 117,981 Views
High Finance Thread ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
133 Replies, 25,484 Views
DBS Graduate Associate Program ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
734 Replies, 364,097 Views
Employment agency asking for...
1 Replies, 146 Views
What is typical RSU and sign on?
5 Replies, 469 Views
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2



All times are GMT +8. The time now is 07:42 PM.


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