Ministry of Manpower Reviews

Updated August 14, 2015
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  1. A nice work place

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager
    Current Employee - Project Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Ministry of Manpower full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Corporative colleagues and supportive bosses. Good work environment and office is accessible easily near train station.

    Cons

    Red tapes and can be quite fast paced some times

    Advice to Management

    Lesser red tapes


  2. Pretty great if you like bureaucracy

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Ministry of Manpower full-time

    Pros

    work life balance pretty standard bonus pay out really random pay outs

    Cons

    management infighting always this focus on mistakes oh dont expect a good grade if its your first year (and other nasty things like that)

    Advice to Management

    why bother


  3. Supervisors were really nice just that the management team was quite bias

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Field Interviewer in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Field Interviewer in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Good pay. Good work life balance . Colleague good

    Cons

    Management team wasn't good. Bias towards people. A lot of ad hoc duties to do

    Advice to Management

    Nil


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  5. IO

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    It has a very exciting career ahead.

    Cons

    However, MOM does have a high turnover rate.


  6. If you want financial benefits from the government this job is well suited for you.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    High salary, Housing Allowance, Villa type houses for families, Medical care for families, Furniture allowance

    Cons

    Rules are very strict, Terminations are high probability. Job designations are not good (Eg. Lecturers when it is supposed to be Assistant Professors)

    Advice to Management

    More potential to do better


  7. Good experience because they treat employees fairly, with fair remuneration based on the amount of work that one did.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Stable, fair, responsible employer, clearly defined roles.

    Cons

    May not be suited to people who seek a job with true work life balance; has periods where working outside of normal hours.

    Advice to Management

    None, doing good job as of now.


  8. good experience

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    friendly staff, flexible working hours

    Cons

    politics, rigid working system, cert-based


  9. Good, will recommend

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research Field Interviewer in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Research Field Interviewer in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends

    I worked at Ministry of Manpower part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay, can interact with many people

    Cons

    Have to travel quite a bit


  10. Well Balance Employment

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Singapore (Singapore)

    I have been working at Ministry of Manpower full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    employment registration at one place

    Cons

    nothing to tell about cons


  11. Felxible

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Ministry of Manpower part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Processes and systems are very clear and easy. It was easy to navigate and get though work.

    Cons

    Approvals takes longer working periods. Limited access also increase lead time between approval processes.



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