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Re: I'm in Singapore for over a month now, and still jobless :(
« Reply #500 on: April 18, 2012, 10:56:42 PM »
^well actually sis i used an sg address, yun din ang fault ko. pero meron naman talaga tumatawag kahit andito ka pa sa pinas provided na match yung qualifications mo dun sa job post.
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Re: I'm in Singapore for over a month now, and still jobless :(
« Reply #501 on: April 20, 2012, 08:56:37 PM »
^ako din i applied thru jobsdb, jobstreet, job monster, jobs central. meron din ako jobs alert from indeed, recruit.net, st107.

actually last january may nagcontact sakin for an interview pero dito pa ako sa pinas. so turn down ko muna kasi di rin pwede video call/skype interview tapos tumawag ulit sila ng feb. i went to sg just for that interview pero unfortunately i didn't get the job. sa jobsdb rin lang ako nag apply. im going to sg this june to try to land a job. actually kinakabahan na din ako kasi start ng july 1 20% na lang ang quota for s pass sa isang company. but still, if i don't try i'll never know. andun din si bf kaya okay din kasi may support from him.

Sige try ko mga sites na nilagay niyo Streetsmartsgirl and Bratty. Sana may magreply na. Ano nga ba mas effective? To go there or to apply online? What's S Pass? Yan ba yung kinukuha kapag nagpunta sa Singapore para maghanap ng work? Parang yan yung na ikwento sa akin noon. How do you get one?

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Re: I'm in Singapore for over a month now, and still jobless :(
« Reply #502 on: April 21, 2012, 09:27:32 AM »
nagpunta ako s sg dati as tourist visit, after one week i was able to get a job in a fine dining japanese restaurant, this is direct hire, i apply personally, then they process my paper/docs for MOM, luckily i get an E-pass!. in sg kasi though like ka ng employer mo but u didnt pass the MOM they cannot hire u.
dun sa E-Pass ko, general manager naka indicate na position but on actual i was just a receptionist/teller/inventory a multitasking job for me at times waitress too..

marami akong kasabay or kakilala na dun mismo s sg naghahanap ng work, mas madali kasi, if u like din meron naman mga agency din dun so kalimitan ganun gawa nila as in walk in applicants or buy ka ng news paper nila n look dun s ads nila..make sure to bring your documents with you! diploma is a must!

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Re: I'm in Singapore for over a month now, and still jobless :(
« Reply #503 on: April 21, 2012, 09:39:38 AM »
^^ I think you're referring to EPEC. It allows you to stay in singapore for a year to specifically look for a job. Unfortunately this scheme has been discontinued
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Re: I'm in Singapore for over a month now, and still jobless :(
« Reply #504 on: April 21, 2012, 09:55:13 AM »
normally if tourist visit, they will give u 1 month, so dapat within that period u get a job na, or if still none apply for extension a week before your visa expires. sometimes on the 3rd month they exit to malaysia and then get another 1 month visa, coz its cheaper and easier to go to malaysia than go back to the philippines, this is if your really job hunting in sg!

 E-pass or Employment pass is given usually to white collar jobs or higher paying jobs , while S- pass naman is given to those like saleslady, etc, below salary of  SSg2,000. then work permit naman is given to those who work as domestic helpers..now the dilema lies in  Ministry of manpower (MOM) which means u have to pass to have an issuance of e-pass or s-pass to be able to work, but they are really strict! job vacancy is a lot but hard to pass s MOM!

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Re: I'm in Singapore for over a month now, and still jobless :(
« Reply #505 on: April 21, 2012, 12:37:23 PM »
what are the procedures in passing sa MOM sis? Exams and interviews din ganun?
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Re: I'm in Singapore for over a month now, and still jobless :(
« Reply #506 on: April 21, 2012, 02:34:40 PM »
^^sis honeys yung s-pass 2000 sgd minimum yun, not below. bawal bumaba sa 2k sgd ang s-pass holder. pero may mga company na nandadaya. ako engineer ako pero s-pass holder ako.masyado ng mataas requirement ngayon for e-pass.
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Re: I'm in Singapore for over a month now, and still jobless :(
« Reply #507 on: April 21, 2012, 08:49:09 PM »
Hello and Good evening mga sisses, I want to ask questions about this SG thingy na to:

Yung dad ko kasi he been there matagal na (Pinadala lang siya dun ng boss niya hahaha!) mga mid 90's siguro lol! He told me na medyo in demand ang SG nun panahon nila. Ayun naka trabaho naman siya na maayos dun kahit papaano. Ngayon kasi nasa Saudi na siya ngayon. eto ngayon:

Yung kuya ko kasi he's a licensed Electrical Eng'g and he resigned his job last week. So ayun he needs a 2 years experienced here muna, Kasi ang goal niya is makapunta siya ng SG maybe next year or someday. Tanung ko lang, kapag licensed ka ba, it means na mataas ang sweldo mo kaysa sa di ka licensed? Kasi i ask my dad before na licensed Mechanical Eng'g na mataas daw ang sweldo niya nun nandun siya. Kasi yung kuya ko he wants to work there. Pero i told him naman na mag pray siya at matutupad ang gusto niya. I know madaming proceso pag pupunta ka ng SG for work right? :)

Thanks again sisses, :P
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Re: I'm in Singapore for over a month now, and still jobless :(
« Reply #508 on: April 21, 2012, 09:45:26 PM »
when i was still there (2008), what matters to the locals is the years of experience, much better if your brother will gain a solid experience first here. IMO only sis. :)
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« Reply #509 on: April 21, 2012, 09:58:00 PM »
^ Thanks sis, kasi depressed ang kuya ko ngayon ee. Pero like what you said, he needs to work solid for 2 years. His friend was in SG din pero wala naman siya experience nun pumunta siya dun. :) Pero right now, he had a job na. project engineer siya. :) and he's also a licensed din.
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Re: I'm in Singapore for over a month now, and still jobless :(
« Reply #510 on: April 23, 2012, 09:42:19 AM »
@cool_chique, there are no interviews or exams. When you're hired, you have to fill out the forms for the work visa and the employer is the one who will submit it to MOM. From there, hintay hintay na lang for the results. So long as you fulfill the requirements for whatever category your employer have applied you for (best eg. min salary), you will likely pass. But then again, pahirapan nga ngayon sa MOM
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Re: I'm in Singapore for over a month now, and still jobless :(
« Reply #511 on: April 23, 2012, 11:27:07 AM »
Singapore dream nalang ito para sakin. Unless kung mayaman ako at pwede ako mag resign sa current work ko para pumunta sa sg for tour and hanap ng work. Malaysia ang medyo maluwag ngayon mga sis

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Re: I'm in Singapore for over a month now, and still jobless :(
« Reply #512 on: April 24, 2012, 02:07:08 PM »
Hello GT! this year my husband is going to sg to work as a nurse, he applied in MIP medyo malaki nga ang placement fee eh. Next year plan ko sumunod sa kanya to find work na [textspeak!] din dun, mahirapan kaya ko? College graduate naman ako medyo malayo nga lang sa work ko ang couse ko, BS Math, pero receptionist cum admin ako sa isang advertising company. Give me some advise naman mga sis... thanks

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Re: I'm in Singapore for over a month now, and still jobless :(
« Reply #513 on: April 24, 2012, 07:27:51 PM »
^ If your husband can apply you for a dependent pass when he gets here, it'll be easier for you to find work. I'm not saying it guarantees that you can find a job, but it will increase your chances.
Dahil sa paghihigpit ng MOM ngayon ng pag issue ng work pass, it's easier for employers to look for PR or Singaporean na they don't have to apply for permit.

I'm not in that field kaya hindi ko sure ang hiring process nila. Just be prepared at tiyaga lang na mag apply at mag attend ng interviews.
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Re: I'm in Singapore for over a month now, and still jobless :(
« Reply #514 on: April 25, 2012, 02:10:45 PM »
^ If your husband can apply you for a dependent pass when he gets here, it'll be easier for you to find work. I'm not saying it guarantees that you can find a job, but it will increase your chances.
Dahil sa paghihigpit ng MOM ngayon ng pag issue ng work pass, it's easier for employers to look for PR or Singaporean na they don't have to apply for permit.

I'm not in that field kaya hindi ko sure ang hiring process nila. Just be prepared at tiyaga lang na mag apply at mag attend ng interviews.

sis, ano bang pass ang ibibigay sa husband ko? kasi sa agency lang din siya nagapply eh....  ifever working visa yun, maaapply pa rin nya ko ng dependent visa? thank you sa reply :-)

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Re: I'm in Singapore for over a month now, and still jobless :(
« Reply #515 on: April 25, 2012, 03:17:04 PM »
sis, ano bang pass ang ibibigay sa husband ko? kasi sa agency lang din siya nagapply eh....  ifever working visa yun, maaapply pa rin nya ko ng dependent visa? thank you sa reply :-)

Sis depende yun sa salary nya. E-Pass ang iissue sa kanya kapag more than 3000 sgd ang salary. 3000 sgd and below S-Pass ang tawag. Parang naka categorize sya according to his salary. Kapag 2800 sgd and above pwede kayong makuha as dependent. Sometimes company ang nag ssponsor. Minsan din ayaw magsponsor ng company kaya sya mismo ang mag-aapply ng dependent pass nyo. Kapag sya lang pala nag-apply for you kelangan nya magpakita at least 3k sgd sa bank account nya.

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Re: I'm in Singapore for over a month now, and still jobless :(
« Reply #516 on: April 25, 2012, 04:45:46 PM »
^pero sis yung sahod ni hubby mga 2k lang aabutin eh... pero for sure makakaipon naman sya ng 3k nun... sana makakuha sya ng dependent visa, thanks sis!

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Re: I'm in Singapore for over a month now, and still jobless :(
« Reply #517 on: April 25, 2012, 05:50:45 PM »
^pero sis yung sahod ni hubby mga 2k lang aabutin eh... pero for sure makakaipon naman sya ng 3k nun... sana makakuha sya ng dependent visa, thanks sis!

Mukhang mahihirapan sya iapply kayo sis kung di abot sa 2800 salary nya. Yun kasi ang requirement.

http://www.mom.gov.sg/foreign-manpower/passes-visas/dependant-pass/before-you-apply/Pages/default.aspx

Eligibility

P1, P2, Q1 Employment Pass holders, and S Pass holders with a fixed monthly salary of at least $2,800 may apply for Dependant’s Passes for their:

    spouses
    unmarried or legally adopted children under 21 years of age

Pero you can come here naman as a tourist then hanap ka ng work. Within 30 days dapat nakahanap ka na kasi usually 30 days lang itatatak sayo. Or you can exit to indonesia/malaysia after 30 days at di ka pa din nakahanap. Be sure lang na stable na hubby mo bago ka pumunta dito. kasi medyo risky din. I know someone na 1900 yung salary then pinapunta nya dito spouse nya to find a job. E ang naging resulta medyo nagkautang utang kasi may kids din na pinag aaral sa Pinas plus high ang cost of living dito e ang tagal bago nakahanap ng work spouse nya. Ang hirap din kasi ng magkalayo no? :(

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Re: I'm in Singapore for over a month now, and still jobless :(
« Reply #518 on: April 26, 2012, 03:39:18 PM »
hindi nagpa interview si hubby through Skype last night kahit na pasado na siya at aasikasuhin na papers niya ng company sa Sg..ang problema kasi baka hindi naman niya kami mag ina maisama doon..ang sweldo niya kung matuloy siya is nasa 128k sa atin..kaso dami gastos..uupa sia doon nasa 4ok a month kasama na food..dito sa Pinas umuupa kami mag ina,kasama gastos nasa 24k a month rin..kung itutuloy niya yung work sa Sg tapos after ilang months sasama kami oon,baka daw mas magastos..ayoko naman na magkalayo kami mag asawa.ayaw rin niya na malayo siya..tingin niyo po ba tama si hubby magastos ba kung sasama kami ng baby namin doonparehas lang naman umuupa dito at sa sg kung matuloy siya..

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Re: I'm in Singapore for over a month now, and still jobless :(
« Reply #519 on: April 26, 2012, 04:51:44 PM »
^ question sis, may plan ka ba magwork? or si hubby mo lang?saka malayo ba difference ng sweldo niya sa pinas at sa offer sa SG?
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