A person with a less-than-stellar work historical past took to social media asking if he ought to give up his job after a yr.
In an nameless put up to widespread confessions web page SGWhispers, a person wrote that he began working in 2021 and landed a job with an enormous tech agency. Nevertheless, he added that he didn’t like his job scope there and left eight months into the job.
“In my present position, I really feel there’s a lack of alternative for my private improvement. The administration lacks the foresight in supporting staff[‘] particular person development and is barely involved with the quick time period revenue margin. I used to be initially given a tough breakdown on (sic) the objectives of my workforce and what my boss had in thoughts for every of us earlier than and after becoming a member of the agency, however on the finish of the yr not one of the objectives have been (sic) met. There’s additionally near no suggestions for enchancment, and I felt very stagnant in my time right here”, he wrote.
Since his first job, he joined a special firm, and even earlier than reaching a yr of employment there, he wrote that he was seeking to transfer to a different agency. He added that he hoped to discover a job that would provide him higher assist when it comes to particular person and job development. Nevertheless, the person stated that he was fearful his future employers would take him much less significantly as a result of his first two jobs all lasted lower than a yr.
“How ought to i’m going about convincing interviewers on my credibility and skill to remain in a job, and what are some forms of questions i ought to pose to them to keep away from getting mismatched expectations once more?” the person requested.
Netizens who commented on the person’s put up wrote that there was nothing flawed in job hopping however added that his first few jobs must be for him to realize expertise first.
Right here’s what they stated:
Earlier this yr, a polytechnic scholar who claims they bought tricked into signing a contract with an organization as a freelancer and never as a part-timer requested if there was something that might be performed.
The coed wrote that whereas on their college holidays, they determined to get a part-time job. In an nameless put up to widespread confessions web page SGWhispers, the scholar wrote that they have been capable of finding a job somewhat shortly and signed a contract for 2 years. In accordance with the job commercial, it was a part-time job.
Nevertheless, the scholar wrote: “i didn’t know the distinction between contract of service and contract for service”. Solely after signing the contract did the scholar’s boss say that that they had joined as a freelancer and never a part-timer. Due to this, the scholar wrote, they didn’t have Central Provident Fund (CPF) contributions from the corporate and weren’t entitled to any depart both.
They then added that in the event that they needed to depart the corporate earlier than their contract interval was over, they must “serve 3 months discover in addition to obtain no pay throughout my 3 months discover”.
“is that this authorized ? is there any platform the place i can get assist ?” the scholar requested.
Poly scholar unknowingly took up part-time job with out CPF contributions or depart; signed for two years and never capable of give up
In November, one other man wrote in an nameless put up to widespread confessions web page SGWhispers of one thing he termed ‘The Nice Resignation’ in Singapore and stated he’s an “skilled skilled with worldwide working experiences throughout Asia”. “Each myself (<40) and my spouse (<40) are working within the non-public sector, and our month-to-month mixed earnings is round $25,000. My final annual earnings was $240,000 alone,” he added. He then stated that his household lived in a resale HDB flat and drove an outdated MPV. “We’re doing effectively financially and is ready to make a number of abroad journeys in a yr”.
The person defined that issues went downhill for him when he took up an analogous salaried position in a special firm that required him to go to workplace every day and take up tasks which weren’t inside his job scope. “I used to be working virtually 80 hours weekly on common and this lengthy interval of labor tradition has resulted me in getting sick fairly often, dropping hairs and feeling the sense of uselessness. I used to be on the brink of giving up the job and specializing in my psychological well being”, he added.
Man incomes $20K/month asks if he ought to give up as a result of 80-hour work weeks make ‘me sick fairly often, dropping hair and feeling sense of uselessness’
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