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Old 14-11-2019, 08:49 PM
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I just got a termination letter (no reason given) with salary in lieu from my company. How to avoid my potential future company from knowing it ? or know it during interviews ?

Can I just submit my previous month payslip ?
Most of the time, if they want you to leave, companies will give you the chance to resign so that they can say you quit. But now, if the next employer calls them to check, they will say you were fired.

Doesn't matter whether you show payslip of previous mths or not.

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Most of the time, if they want you to leave, companies will give you the chance to resign so that they can say you quit. But now, if the next employer calls them to check, they will say you were fired.

Doesn't matter whether you show payslip of previous mths or not.
Sad there are no chance at all ..

They will call references to check ? or call HR to check ?

Should I put "End of contract" as reason of leaving in resume ?

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Old 14-11-2019, 09:52 PM
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All i can say is if you apply smaller firms, likely no reference check. Bigger firms usually conduct reference checks

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Most of the time, if they want you to leave, companies will give you the chance to resign so that they can say you quit. But now, if the next employer calls them to check, they will say you were fired.

Doesn't matter whether you show payslip of previous mths or not.
I thought most companies are only allow to tell other companies the start and end date of your employment only ? Is this a void of privacy ?
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Sad there are no chance at all ..

They will call references to check ? or call HR to check ?

Should I put "End of contract" as reason of leaving in resume ?
If you do that and they check with your previous company, and your previous company says you were fired then they will know you are lying. That's an "immediate failure".

Just say you are no longer there because the previous job was not a correct fit for you.
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Old 15-11-2019, 11:16 PM
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Hi all,
A quick check, based on SG context is reference check carried out before or after a verbal job offer?
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Would like to know if cbs report states multiple loans but credit rating is A, would this pose a problem for pre employment screening with a bank? As long as credit rating has been consistently A.. should be no problem?

What about if credit score is C? Is it a definite no to onboard employee?
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Would like to know if cbs report states multiple loans but credit rating is A, would this pose a problem for pre employment screening with a bank? As long as credit rating has been consistently A.. should be no problem?

What about if credit score is C? Is it a definite no to onboard employee?
Not really . Means u need the job more. They can low ball u or force u to work harder.
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Old 18-11-2019, 07:19 PM
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If I received termination letter with no reasons from my previous job, anyone can advise what should I put in my resume as reason for leaving for interviews ?

Can I just put reason of leaving as "worklife balance" ? Will anyone be able to find out ?
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If I received termination letter with no reasons from my previous job, anyone can advise what should I put in my resume as reason for leaving for interviews ?

Can I just put reason of leaving as "worklife balance" ? Will anyone be able to find out ?
Use another excuse, but dont use "work life balance". Cos it's a dirty word to bosses, even the kinder ones.
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