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How to negotiate your salary as an international student or graduate

Thinking about your possible earnings isn’t just a thought just for recent graduates but undergraduates too. Knowing the value of your skills can be investigated while you’re still at university and help you when searching for jobs to apply for. When looking for a graduate role a number of factors can take priority including role duties, progression, company culture, location and of course salary. It can be difficult for a recent graduate to know if, when and how they can discuss the subject of salary when attending interviews and starting a new role. There can be a fine line between knowing your worth and appearing mercenary, and it’s important to give employers a good first impression that ensures they know that your interest lies primarily in the role itself rather than its monetary reward. We’ve put together some ideas for how to tackle the sometimes tricky topic of money.

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By Jen Garmston Published: August 14, 2019

Fresh graduates see higher employment rate and salaries in Singapore

SINGAPORE — The job market was generally rosy last year for fresh graduates, who experienced a higher overall employment rate and better starting salaries, compared with those who graduated in 2014.

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By Today Online
Published: March 04, 2016

There are jobs in Philippines

Job openings are becoming aplenty in the country as new job specializations opened up new opportunities. The abundance of new job offers are both from the private and the public sector. Not only that, salary rates are also improving to its highest level in three years.

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By Manila Bulletin
Published: February 24, 2016

Career options - incentives for doctors to return to Singapore

Mr Kenny Ching Hwee Seong asked if there were long-term career options for junior doctors, given the rapid expansion of local medical schools and that more junior doctors who were trained abroad are returning to Singapore to practise ("Ensure long-term plans for junior doctors", Feb 13).

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By Asia One
Published: February 24, 2016

Firms demand for skilled workers in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 23 ― According to global job recruiters Hays, Malaysian firms are facing a major shortage of skilled workers, with more than 30 per cent of employers saying the talent deficiency could hamper operations and cause them to miss business targets.

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By Malaymail Online
Published: February 24, 2016

AEC spells vast opportunities for skilled workers in Vietnam

The International Labour Organization (ILO) estimates employment in Vietnam will likely increase 10.5% over the next decade as a result of the formation of the economic bloc, with most of the growth occurring in the clothing, textiles and service industries.

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By Vietnam Net
Published: February 16, 2016

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