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Forum: Income and Jobs 17-05-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,035
Posted By mangos47
I've heard that all public agencies start to...

I've heard that all public agencies start to practice the 1 year probation practice in the new FY17, but positions are still considered permanent, unless explicitly specified as "direct contract" on...
Forum: Income and Jobs 16-05-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 924
Posted By mangos47
Lightbulb is there or should there be a pay gap between public and private?

or put in another way, if you currently work in public sector, and consider moving to private sector working on a similar role. obviously private sector job will be more demanding, stressful and...
Forum: Income and Jobs 26-10-2016, 06:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 77,771
Posted By mangos47
how much shall I expect for a vp role in a local bank?

It's UOB actually. The role is of technical nature but not sits in IT, rather under finance side. I have 12 years experience but not in financial industry. so it's a career switch sort of.

I put...
Forum: Income and Jobs 09-12-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 834,128
Posted By mangos47
I've had very similar experience to yours, and I...

I've had very similar experience to yours, and I was even offered a detailed package through the phone and was pushed to acknowledge my acceptance through email (sort of black and white). But 2 weeks...
Forum: Income and Jobs 03-12-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,870
Posted By mangos47
I've had a few interviews from jobs found on...

I've had a few interviews from jobs found on indeed. It appears to have higher ratio of genuine job openings than linkedin.
Forum: Income and Jobs 03-12-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,117
Posted By mangos47
thanks for the advice. they contact you for...

thanks for the advice.

they contact you for the same job after a year? I thought they were just being polite saying the resume will remain in their system for a year and stuff.:rolleyes:
Forum: Income and Jobs 03-12-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 212,271
Posted By mangos47
The major matters a lot actually. becoz business...

The major matters a lot actually. becoz business school professors can find consultation jobs in private sectors that pays very decently, how many would want to stay in school if they're not paid...
Forum: Income and Jobs 03-12-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 212,271
Posted By mangos47
4k x (12+1(aws)+3~4(bonus)) roughly 4k x 16.5,...

4k x (12+1(aws)+3~4(bonus)) roughly 4k x 16.5, I'd say not all that bad, considering the very flexible working hours and stableness.
Forum: Income and Jobs 03-12-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 212,271
Posted By mangos47
Most likely you didn't do a phd. If you did...

Most likely you didn't do a phd. If you did you'll know PhD is not about doing things better than undergrad or masters, but about digging very deep in a very narrow area, which usually is of little...
Forum: Income and Jobs 03-12-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 212,271
Posted By mangos47
I have a junior phd labmates who joined poly as a...

I have a junior phd labmates who joined poly as a lecturer after working in a research center for 6 years and she is paid around 6k/month. I've seen in this board that senior lecturers in poly eary...
Forum: Income and Jobs 03-12-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 212,271
Posted By mangos47
This is not true. In fact a lots of people choose...

This is not true. In fact a lots of people choose professor to be away from politics and networking that they not good at - the old saying of hiding in the ivory tower. Professor largely get promoted...
Forum: Income and Jobs 03-12-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 212,271
Posted By mangos47
US universities pay 9-months usually and the rest...

US universities pay 9-months usually and the rest depends on funding that the professor can find. Actually professors' pay in Singapore is higher than that in US in average. More so considering the...
Forum: Income and Jobs 03-12-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 212,271
Posted By mangos47
I have colleagues being adjunct faculty in NUS,...

I have colleagues being adjunct faculty in NUS, and they are NOT getting paid. It is for free, but you build up some experience and connection which later can help you secure a regular academic...
Forum: Income and Jobs 03-12-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 212,271
Posted By mangos47
I've had master student who went on to pursue PhD...

I've had master student who went on to pursue PhD or do postdoc in US/UK etc. and come back start assist.prof career. It is in fact not that difficult since local Universities also want to have more...
Forum: Income and Jobs 03-12-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,011
Posted By mangos47
I'd say compare the whole package, not the...

I'd say compare the whole package, not the monthly pay.

also need to consider OT time since you mentioned that. After normalizing with actual working hour, which one offer higher pay/hour. Of...
Forum: Income and Jobs 03-12-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,117
Posted By mangos47
Lightbulb Thanks for the advice! My current employer...

Thanks for the advice!

My current employer is doing annually increament like every other company but for myself I had an additional half-year review due to some add-on project work that increased...
Forum: Income and Jobs 01-12-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,421
Posted By mangos47
Government cant take all industry under its...

Government cant take all industry under its wings. It may hire a couple thousands more engineers for its infrastructure expansion. But that won't last for ever and there is no real needs for a strong...
Forum: Income and Jobs 01-12-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,117
Posted By mangos47
nope, but similar job function as consultant in...

nope, but similar job function as consultant in IDA.
Forum: Income and Jobs 28-11-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,117
Posted By mangos47
Lightbulb true. I didn't expect the lost bonus due to bad...

true. I didn't expect the lost bonus due to bad timing to be compensated by the new employer. what I intend to use as argument is the fact that I've had a very recent raise so my original expectation...
Forum: Income and Jobs 27-11-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,117
Posted By mangos47
Lightbulb can/shall I still ask for more than what I filled in "expected salary" section?

Hi fellas,

wanted to hear your opinion or past experience related.

I applied for a position in a statutory board and after 2 rounds of interviews their HR called me saying they are considering...
Forum: Income and Jobs 28-08-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 14,875
Posted By mangos47
They didn't get back to me either. I waited for 2...

They didn't get back to me either. I waited for 2 weeks and decided to email the HR manager and was informed of such status. She doesn't have a definitive date or expected timeline either, only...
Forum: Income and Jobs 28-08-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 14,875
Posted By mangos47
I was instructed to do medical check-up while...

I was instructed to do medical check-up while they doing the clearance - to move things faster in parallel, that's what the HR lady said. And I was specifically told that I need to wait for a final...
Forum: Income and Jobs 28-08-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 14,875
Posted By mangos47
Question offer put on hold? (public sector)

I was given an oral offer by a statutory board three weeks ago and went for medical check up two weeks ago. But then there hasn't been any update. So I wrote to the HR to check the status, and to my...
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