Tag Archives: PMETs

S’POREAN IT GRAD: I AM THE LOWEST PAID EMPLOYEE IN MY MNC

Of the Singaporeans in my company, I had the lowest salary but did the most hands on job of building the software. The rest, foreigners, earn more than me. There were only 2 other foreigners earning the same pay scale as me but as they no need to pay CPF, they get the full amount plus employer contribution in cash. There are female sinkies who are YOUNGER than me but earn at least 1k more than me.

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MEDIA MNC HIRES FOREIGNERS FROM AROUND THE WORLD BUT ONLY FEW S’POREANS

I recently been dating a hongkee girl working in an MNC here. She is nice and everything but I really enjoyed our time together. Unfortunately, she will be leaving in a few weeks time but the main part of the story is the company she works at. This hongkee girl works for a very famous media MNC with a branch in Singapore. I have been to her company to visit her once or twice to do some romantic surprises for her, but what I discovered made me very worried.

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MSM REPORTS ON WHY PMETS ARE JOBLESS, BUT REFUSES TO MENTION FOREIGNERS COMPETING FOR LOCAL JOBS

According to the Straits Times article “Highly trained, middle-aged and out of work” (Jul 20) – “Fifty-seven per cent of Singaporeans and permanent residents who lose their jobs are able to find a job within six months, according to the Manpower Ministry. For professionals, managers, executives and technicians (PMETs), however, the proportion was below average at 49 per cent for the same time period.”

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TAN CHUAN JIN: DOUBLE-SHIFT TAXI DRIVERS MAKE $5,933 A MONTH

In response to a question in parliament yesterday, Minister of Manpower Tan Chuan Jin replied that the average income of taxi drivers in 2014 was S$3,173 for single shift drivers, and S$5,933 for a double-shift drivers. Tampines MP Irene Ng Phek Hoong had asked what was the average annual salary of taxi drivers in Singapore, and about the numbers and educational qualifications of taxi drivers.

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