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Today 06:43 PM
Unregistered
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probably one of the worst / useless majors.. history
try going into research / education / national archives / heritage board / museum / arts center / policy reformulation roles

i would think history majors have very good analytical and writing skills, so do look out for relevant corporate/admin roles. Take a look at [email protected] portal and sieve the jobs according to these types of roles. Good luck!
Today 05:44 PM
Marky84
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More than 6 months, nearly one year in fact

Which is why I've left it on my resume
Ok sorry i though in the first place you only stay for a few months only

Have you considered to find Part time first ? at least you got some input
Today 05:41 PM
Marky84
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last drawn around 5k only.. nowhere near high

do you think its better to leave the last drawn field empty when i send applications?
5k is consider high if your experience is just general experience

Mind to say roughly what your area of job scope e.g account , hr , IT

Yar can try dont put last drawn actually for me i don't put last drawn i only put expected salary with nego on the side
Today 05:02 PM
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So can i say this is your first job from 08 till till recent ?

I thinking would it be your last drawn is on the high side ? as i believe statboard salary should be not bad one plus you have been working there for quite sometime
last drawn around 5k only.. nowhere near high

do you think its better to leave the last drawn field empty when i send applications?
Today 04:59 PM
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What is your begree major?

I presume not econs?
probably one of the worst / useless majors.. history
Today 04:58 PM
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Mind hinting which stat board is that? Under which ministry? How much was your last drawn? I think u should continue to look for a similar job which u did previously. But might get a paycut.
one of the tertiary institutions. that's the problem, because my jobscope was very specific, it's difficult to find a similar role. or rather, to convince any employer that my experience can 'fit' their role
Today 04:07 PM
sinkingfeeling
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Anything less than 6 mth you can remove it from your cv, i have my fair share of jobs which did not work out for me which i rather leave a gap than having to think of excuses to bullshit the interviewer
More than 6 months, nearly one year in fact

Which is why I've left it on my resume
Today 01:11 PM
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hi, would like some advice..

i am a male nus fass grad (2008) and worked in a statboard until i left last Sep due to conflict with my supervisor. have been applying for pte and public sector generalist jobs but have not been invited for any interview. am suspecting very tough competition for admin or generalist roles compared to stem jobs.

at my age (late 30s) some jobs like signing on army are out of the question although i would kill my own mother for the opportunity


since its coming to a year of unemployment, if you were in my shoes, would you:

a) take an engineering or IT degree from any of the pte unis (since i have 'wasted' my chance on an fass degree)

b) continue applying for jobs and hope for a miracle

c) join the blue collar workforce (eg. lorry driver)
a) taking another degree (regardless of disciple), is NOT going to be an automatic translation of securing another job - unless you are considering joining as a 'fresh-grad' equivalent into the new field/domain, but then why would employers consider you vs another applicant who is really a 'fresh-grad' in terms of age

b) yes to press-on and dont give up

c) yes in the interim, any available job grab first, talk later
Today 12:45 PM
Marky84
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Cannot remove because I worked there for longer than 3 months

Yes, maybe I need to rehearse with someone, good idea

No specialist skills at all, and my generalist skills also like not very good
Anything less than 6 mth you can remove it from your cv, i have my fair share of jobs which did not work out for me which i rather leave a gap than having to think of excuses to bullshit the interviewer
Today 12:41 PM
Marky84
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hi, would like some advice..

i am a male nus fass grad (2008) and worked in a statboard until i left last Sep due to conflict with my supervisor. have been applying for pte and public sector generalist jobs but have not been invited for any interview. am suspecting very tough competition for admin or generalist roles compared to stem jobs.

at my age (late 30s) some jobs like signing on army are out of the question although i would kill my own mother for the opportunity


since its coming to a year of unemployment, if you were in my shoes, would you:

a) take an engineering or IT degree from any of the pte unis (since i have 'wasted' my chance on an fass degree)

b) continue applying for jobs and hope for a miracle

c) join the blue collar workforce (eg. lorry driver)
So can i say this is your first job from 08 till till recent ?

I thinking would it be your last drawn is on the high side ? as i believe statboard salary should be not bad one plus you have been working there for quite sometime
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