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Forum: Income and Jobs 02-11-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,430
Posted By boongaylim
Jennifer

Hi,
Blacklisting is a serious problem in Singapore. All local banks maintain a list of blacklisted candidates. What is worse, the HR managers in these companies keep checking the list of blacklisted...
Forum: Income and Jobs 01-11-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,430
Posted By boongaylim
Juggling multiple offers

Hi,
After more than 6 months of interviewing with multiple companies, I landed a job. They want me to start immediately. I am waiting the result of my optimum company over the next 2 weeks. What to...
Forum: Income and Jobs 22-10-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 60,550
Posted By boongaylim
congratulations

All the best. Both these companies are reputed ones. In general, I suggest the following guidelines for choosing between offers that appear equally good.

1. Salary and benefits - easy to compare...
Forum: Income and Jobs 21-10-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,907
Posted By boongaylim
benefits in Big4 Management Consultancy

Hi,
I am negotiating a job as a consultant in one of the Big 4. Can someone tell me more about their benefits, so that I can negotiate the salary more effectively? They are offering me 1 year...
Forum: Income and Jobs 20-10-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 33,597
Posted By boongaylim
background checks

Hi, looks like you are a newbie or work for a good-for-nothing firm. We have our network and we can find out all about the candidate, even points that you say are "impossible to obtain". It is for...
Forum: Income and Jobs 15-10-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,659
Posted By boongaylim
IT professional salary

No single person can execute the responsibilities you mention. There must be a team. If you become the team-lead, your salary will jump to 10k SGD per month, plus bonus.
Forum: Income and Jobs 07-10-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,311
Posted By boongaylim
SGD 6400 pm is enuf or not

Hi,
Look at expenses
Rent 2000 pm
School fee 2000 pm (in International school, Even Singapore schools will charge at least 500 pm as you are a foreigner)
Tax 900 pm (15% is the...
Forum: Income and Jobs 05-10-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,841
Posted By boongaylim
How much salary cut are you willing to take to work here?

Have you been posed this question during a job interview?
Why do interviewers believe that a guy would be willing to take a cut in salary?
A friend of mine drew 6000 pm. He told the interviewer 'i...
Forum: Income and Jobs 04-10-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 35,427
Posted By boongaylim
resolving the dispute

Goto CASE or small claims tribunal
Forum: Income and Jobs 03-10-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 35,427
Posted By boongaylim
why pay for regiounup

Hi,
When you can register for free at jobsbank, why should anyone pay for Regiounup?
Forum: Income and Jobs 03-10-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 33,105
Posted By boongaylim
Recruit Express ads

So long as these jobs exist and flow to Singaporeans, I am all for it.
Forum: Income and Jobs 01-10-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 33,105
Posted By boongaylim
interview in a company

I attended an interview not too long ago. The interviewer told me that they had already identified someone in the Philippines and wanted to reject 10 Singapore candidates before applying for EP for...
Forum: Income and Jobs 15-09-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,109
Posted By boongaylim
contacting the company after interview

My company follows a simple policy. We never hire anyone who needs a job, we hire only those who already has a job. Anyone who makes inquiries and exhibits desperation is automatically rejected. I...
Forum: Income and Jobs 12-09-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1,370
Views: 539,848
Posted By boongaylim
VP gets 12,500 pm

Look at this job posting. VP Compliance in Singapore gets 12,500 pm.

VP –Compliance Trainer
Salary: up to $150K
Location: Singapore
Job Type: Permanent, Full time
Company: Kerry Consulting...
Forum: Income and Jobs 11-09-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 33,597
Posted By boongaylim
how does one provide reference check for a former staff?

A former colleague of mine gave my name for reference check. Now her new employer wants to tell me about her health, leave record, ability to perform OT at a short notice, her attitude, etc.
I can...
Forum: Income and Jobs 10-09-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1,370
Views: 539,848
Posted By boongaylim
who is hiring compliance trainers in Singapore?

Hi,
There appears to be demand for compliance trainers in Singapore. Look at this ad.

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VP –compliance Trainer Jobs In Singapore

A strong European Bank who has been known for...
Forum: Income and Jobs 09-09-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,206
Posted By boongaylim
lots of EP getting rejected

Is it just me or the number of EP applications (non-renewal cases) is actually coming down? Over the last 2 months, I applied for more than 40 EP but only 7 have been approved right away. 3 more got...
Forum: Income and Jobs 08-09-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 33,105
Posted By boongaylim
how to make companies notice your application

Looks like the only way to get companies to respond to your application on jobsbank is to contact the WDA/MOM...
Forum: Income and Jobs 08-09-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 33,105
Posted By boongaylim
companies flouting norms

Hi,
The MP will surely help. Jobsbank was floated by the govt to help Singaporeans (companies and individuals). Info from this portal will be used by companies to source foreigners on EP. Hence MP...
Forum: Income and Jobs 03-09-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,228
Posted By boongaylim
no show penalty

Hi, Most letter of offer contain a "no show penalty". If none is mentioned, the employer can still demand one. Why don't you check with the HR and then consult a lawyer?
Forum: Income and Jobs 01-09-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,352
Posted By boongaylim
contract for service vs contract of service

You need to determine if you were performing a "contract of service" (ie employment) or "contract for service". Did this company contribute to CPF? What about IR8?
You need to determine the precise...
Forum: Income and Jobs 20-08-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 21,930
Posted By boongaylim
how long is the hiring process in Bank of America

I applied for a VP role in Bank Office. How long should I wait before calling the HR?
I anyway do not have the contact details of HR.
How many weeks/months for the process to be completed -...
Forum: Income and Jobs 19-08-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 33,105
Posted By boongaylim
jobs on jobsbank that are beyond the closing date

Hi,
Has anyone noticed that some of the jobs you are view already beyond the "closing date"? What might be the reason for this?
Forum: Income and Jobs 11-08-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 33,105
Posted By boongaylim
How many days between the application is...

How many days between the application is "processed" and becomes "shortlisted" or "not shortlisted"? I have been waiting for the last 20 days for the "processed" to change to something else.

Who...
Forum: Income and Jobs 30-07-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,200
Posted By boongaylim
what other commitments do you have?

When starting a career, I suggest you do not be so choosy. For that matter, anytime you don't have a job, don't be so choosy.

Many people start work at 6.30, almost everyone starts by 9. What time...
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