30 Nov '11, 10am

The Runaway MBA: Singapore should “grow up” and be more welcoming of foreign ...: To the person who told me “I w...

The Runaway MBA: Singapore should “grow up” and be more welcoming of foreign financial talent 30 November 2011 The Runaway MBA I was looking at comments left on my first couple of blogs (click here and here ) and thought that the time had come to respond in more detail to these readers. To the person who told me “I will soon learn that I don’t belong” (and other to people snickering behind the anonymity of their computers), here is the “ugly truth” of my Singapore job search. For a start, recruiters, like the ones who comment on my blog, are more useless here in Singapore than in the West. Several have simply refused to speak to me because I am not Singaporean, even though I am more than qualified for their roles and hold a visa allowing me to job search here. After many meetings with recruitment agencies, I soon learnt that the respectable employers in my sector don’t wan...

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