11 Feb '11, 7am

Candidate Comment: If the job market has recovered, why is my job search so ...: But while the market has recove...

I was in the Singapore employment market during the dreaded GFC and now I’m looking for a job again. Like everyone else, I’m after that ideal role. Is this the right time to be in the market? Yes. At least that is the unanimous answer from everyone I’ve spoken to recently – be they friends, colleagues or recruiters. The sentiment is echoed in everything I’ve read. The outlook for 2011 is positive and firms have stepped up their hiring. But while the market has recovered and Singapore’s economy is growing in leaps and bounds, my job search remains as difficult as ever. When I talk to recruiters they are always upbeat. Of course they don’t want to discourage the candidate, but sometimes I think a dose of reality would be helpful. I’ve been told that my skills and experiences are good and that my profile is well presented. So why am I having a hard time finding the right oppo...

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