28 May '12, 2pm

5 months ago, Thomas is a SGD 60,000 engineer, now a SGD 1600 per month technician contract job...

5 months ago, Thomas is a SGD 60,000 engineer, now a SGD 1600 per month technician contract job...

I have a Higher Nitec in Mechanical Engineering & was an ex regular in the Armed Forces for 6 years. Till my contract was not extended. In the middle of the last decade, quite a number of specialists never got their contracts extended due to changes in career advancement policies. It has shaken our beliefs of regular jobs being the “iron rice bowl” as the previous generations often preached. Tried a few technical posts like Shipyard Foreman, Service Advisor for Automotive Workshops as well as Sales Administrator for Automotive Parts. All these posts were flooded with foreigners. Salary is one issue. But being the lone local in the midst means suffering the office politics of being elbowed out by the united foreign staff be it of PR or Work Permit Holders. During the Lehman bro crisis, I returned to the uniformed groups, working in Certis Cisco as an Auxiliary Police Office...

Full article: http://www.transitioning.org/2012/05/22/five-months-ago-6...

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dvgbc.org 28 May '12, 12pm

Delaware Valley Green Building Council (DVGBC) seeks a fulltime programs coordinator for our Green Schools Campaign and br...