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Old 12-06-2021, 08:19 PM
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Where have you applied already? How often are you applying? 1-2 companies a day? 10 companies a day?

Did you tailor fit your resume for the roles?
at least 10 companies a day, a mix of SME and MNCs

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Old 20-07-2021, 07:01 AM
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Default Has been so quiet lately.

Anyone have any updates to this forum? Good updates or bad ones? It has been really quiet lately.

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Old 20-07-2021, 09:43 AM
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not really jobless, but have been contracting for a year and have tried applying to no avail. likely to stay contracted for another year.

can anyone please share their experience of having contracted for quite some time before converting? any tips? thank you

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Old 20-07-2021, 02:18 PM
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Does the government discriminate SIM degree holders?
Just graduated with a Business degree and tried to apply for generalist role (Asst Manager etc) in stat board/ministries and received a total of ZERO response from them.

Didn't the government say they don't see paper qualifications 100%?
Yeah it's true not 100%, but 99.999% of the time they do. LOL
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Old 21-07-2021, 01:46 AM
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Do you all think contract job or SGUnited traineeship is better under the current circumstances?
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Old 21-07-2021, 02:35 AM
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Best thread ever

Whenever im feeling down, i just need to come to this thread to feel better about myself hahahaha
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Best thread ever

Whenever im feeling down, i just need to come to this thread to feel better about myself hahahaha
Glad to know I can help fellow sinkies sleep well at night
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Best thread ever

Whenever im feeling down, i just need to come to this thread to feel better about myself hahahaha
Sinkie pwn sinkie, can sleep well tonight
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Old 01-08-2021, 03:53 PM
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A lot of Singaporeans don't understand that a Degree, MBA, Phd, professional certifications like PMP are theoretical qualifications that show an employer that an education institute has certified your ability to do certain jobs. But these need to go hand in hand with your experience and achievements.

"I have an MBA"
The employer still cannot link themselves to this statement.

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"I led projects to successful launch with Cisco"
"I designed the product development procedure to cater to customer context and was accepted by Seagate"
"I designed the product which led to acceptance by Micron"
"I reduced customer complaint from Toshiba from 1000ppm to 200ppm"
The employer immediately opens up and will want to find out more. This creates a linkage with your potential employer to put you ahead of your Competitor.

Yes paper qualification is Good. But it does not stop there because it needs to lead to something.
But that's not how majority of people with MBA thinks. Esp those not from ivy leagues. They think "I have a MBA therefore I am entitled to that senior management position even if i have no management experience".
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