Foreign PMETs

Singaporeans Potentially Losing Job Opportunities To FTs Due To Lack Of "Professional" Certifications

Singaporeans Potentially Losing Job Opportunities To FTs Due To Lack Of "Professional" Certifications

A netizen shared a personal story where his friend was not shortlisted for a PMET "middle management" job. The netizen had introduced his friend to apply for his company's job opening, but was surprised to learn why he did not make the cut. When the netizen went to look up the LinkedIn profile of the new hire, the person turned out to be a foreigner who had the PMP® (Project Management Professional) Certification. Could Singaporeans be losing out job opportunities to FTs because we lack the relevant "professional" certifications?

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MOM Redirects Complaints Of Foreigners Getting Employed To TAFEP

MOM Redirects Complaints Of Foreigners Getting Employed To TAFEP

The Covid19 pandemic has impacted Singapore's economy and one urgent concern among Singaporeans is job security. While MOM promises greater scrutiny of hiring practices, some netizens have expressed concerns about the current state of affairs. Netizens have shared personal accounts of possible unfair hiring practices where permits continue to be handed out to foreigners.

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YouTube Channel Teaches About SPass And EPass Employment

YouTube Channel Teaches About SPass And EPass Employment

A YouTube Channel to share everything about Singapore has caught the attention of many local netizens. The Channel aims to make Singapore "feel like a home" to its viewers by answering all queries about Singapore such as travel, work and things to do here. Netizens have voiced concerned about Singaporeans losing jobs and reducing income amid the pandemic. With this YouTuber encouraging more FTs to seek employment here and the supposed facilitation by CECA, Singaporeans worry that they will have to struggle for PMET jobs vacancies.

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SDP launched its 4Y1N GE campaign in response to Covid19

SDP launched its 4Y1N GE campaign in response to Covid19

The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) launched its General Elections (GE) campaign on 28 April 2020. The Covid19 pandemic has changed Singapore's politico-socio-economic landscape, so the SDP has drawn up 5 focus points to deal with these changes in the immediate and long-terms. These points are covered under their "Four Yes, One No" (4Y1N) campaign.

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COMPANIES COMPLAIN ABOUT LACK OF FOREIGN LABOR

Company bosses have are complaining about the lack of foreign manpower in Singapore, They say they have trouble filling vacancies in their companies and cannot take on new projects. Economists warn that slowing growth in the local workforce may be due to the tightening of the government's foreign workforce policy. Although some companies have restructured and become less reliant on manpower, others did not make the cut and have moved elsewhere to countries like Malaysia and China where cheap labor is more easily available.

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