Tag Archives: Graduate

NTU GRADUATE WORK IN “BRANDED” COMPANY, FINDS HIMSELF SURROUNDED BY FTS

I have just graduated from NTU in the second week of December (Unofficially graduated after my Final Year Project Presentation). I have heard that the economic is very bad, and it will only get worst for the entire year of 2017. Hence, I spammed my job hunting, and engaging in many job agency to help me to land into a job (I literally just spammed all sorts of jobs, as I am worried that I may end up jobless for several months, so unfortunately a year long).

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SME BOSS EMPLOYS FT GRADUATES AS DRIVERS, IS THIS LEGAL?

I know a FT (M’sian PR) married to local. He has a SME business. A few yrs ago he employed a local as a company car driver: the first time he employed a company driver. He was grumbling about how lazy the driver was: didn’t want to wash car etc. He claimed to have paid the going rate. I was surprised as I didn’t realise that FTs could get the papers to be drivers. But apparently they can. And it’s not applying the papers for another job and then switching jobs on the quiet. Now here’s another interesting bit. The present driver is an Indian FT graduate. I mean if can get FT graduate to be driver, who wants a local boy with only vocational school skills?

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MOE REJECTS NUS MUSIC GRADUATE AMIS APPLICATION BECAUSE HE DID NOT PROVIDE ABRSM GRADE 5 QUALIFICATION

An NUS music graduate looking to renew his Arts and Music Instructor Scheme (AMIS) licence has been rejected by the Ministry of Education because he did not furnish them with at least an The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) grade 5 qualification even though he attached his Bachelor of Music degree as his highest professional music qualification. An ABRSM grade 5 is equivalent to GCSE 'O' levels. Does MOE think that a music degree from our local university is not as good as a lesser qualification from a UK examinations board?

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FUTURE S’PORE: NUS ECONOMICS GRADUATE CHOOSES TO SELL CRABS FOR A LIVING

Meet Fu Hai everyone, who I met this morning during my market visit. Fu Hai, 29, runs a stall selling fresh crabs at the Toa Payoh Market at Lorong 4. His stall is simple – just a few styrofoam boxes with live crabs in them. His work day is long, starting at 4am and ending at night around 8pm. Welcome to Singapore’s Future Economy. Whatever shape that comes in, we will need young people like Fu Hai to forge new paths.

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SMU GRADUATE FEELING HOPELESS AFTER FAILING TO FIND JOB

I am a graduate of SMU, and have trouble finding a job for 2 years. I am wondering if there are any opportunities here because I have been looking on craigslist, indeed, jobsdb, regionUP, all for jobs but I suspect most of them are fake or just recruiters trying to collect resumes for the companies which are not even hiring.

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JOBLESS GRADUATE: TEMP CONTRACTS FOR S’POREANS, FULL-TIME POSITIONS FOR FOREIGNERS

I graduated from a local university and my career path is somewhat similar as the author. It took me 1 year and 1 month before I got my first job at a MNC for $1800. What made me more upset is that, we locals are filled in lower jobs and very often they don’t offer full time positions to us. Locals are treated like second class citizens, contractors. I was upset why FT are given full time roles and locals contract roles and THERE IS NOTHING THAT THE GOV IS DOING TO RESOLVE this problem

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GOVT UNIVERSITIES: AVERAGE GRADUATE EARNS S$3,333 SALARY EVERY MONTH

The median gross salaries for graduates from three of Singapore's autonomous universities was 4.91 per cent higher last year, compared to 2014. The mean gross salaries of fresh graduates increased 3.22 per cent on-year to S$3,333 in 2014, the universities said. The median gross salaries saw a 4.91 per cent increase to S$3,200 last year, from the year before, they added.

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UOL PRIVATE DEGREE GRADUATE: THIS IS HOW I BECAME SUCCESSFUL IN SINGAPORE

Don't limit your career choices. It doesn't mean you have to work in an bank just because you have a degree in banking. It might sound cliched, but life truly is like a box of chocolates - you never know what you're gonna get. If you are young, forget about the mere pittance of a salary you will get at this stage. Focus on learning and acquiring skills. Live below your means, and yet be generous to others. Treat everyone with sincerity and respect, even those you hate. When you have acquired the right skill sets, don't worry about getting jobs. The jobs will come to you.

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NTU graduate working as UOB Bank Manager offers her body for sale at $3,500 monthly

Some female employees at a local home-grown bank are reportedly moonlighting by offering sexual services to clients, according to a Taiwanese living in Singapore. In a blog post in May, Kathy Chen asked if Singaporean bank employees really possess ‘high moral values’ and ‘integrity’ as claimed: “As a Taiwanese, and having stayed in Singapore for a brief period, I have discovered a few female employees from the same bank, UNITED OVERSEAS BANK SINGAPORE, but different branches, to be moonlighting as such, offering sexual services for a monthly compensation or per meeting compensation of SGD 3,000 to SGD 3,500 or SGD 400 to SGD 500 respectively.”

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