Housing & Development Board Reviews

Updated May 3, 2021

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Housing & Development Board CEO Cheong Koon Hean
Cheong Koon Hean
42 Ratings
Pros
  • "welfare benefits, work life balance(in 44 reviews)

  • "Good work environment good colleagues(in 11 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Some Red Tape, Structured Progression(in 22 reviews)

  • "Slow progression if one is not a scholar(in 8 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      its cool

      Jun 23, 2018 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      its very cool and yea

      Cons

      it can suck somtimes but you know its cool

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee

      A forward looking organisation whose employees are not as optimistic

      Apr 27, 2021 - Property Manager in Singapore
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      Pros

      A pro work-life balance organisation who tries hard to keep the employees happy and motivated.

      Cons

      Too many layers of mid and senior-management that is resistant to change. Young, creative and bold staff are quickly disillusioned after working for a few years.

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee

      very good

      May 3, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Punggol,
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      Pros

      quality and affordable public housing for generations of Singaporeans

      Cons

      hot areas are too expansive.

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    4. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Estate executive

      Apr 27, 2021 - Estate Executive in Singapore
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      Pros

      Flexible working timing, manage your own time for estate executives, stable pay, career progression is slow to moderate for diploma holders and below

      Cons

      High stress level with many hdb residents patterns and home owners who feel entitled to everything because house is expensive.

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Mixed Review

      Apr 16, 2021 - Management Accountant 
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      Pros

      Fair remuneration. Understanding bosses, and flexible working arrangements.

      Cons

      Tendency to lean heavily on those who can deliver, leading to high burnout rate. Lack of consequences for those who cannot.

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Job review

      Apr 20, 2021 - Estate Executive in East
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      Pros

      steady increment and stable income

      Cons

      Too pressurised by public’s views. Tend to give in to public’s needs.

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Meaningful experience

      Apr 21, 2021 - Senior Engineer 
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      Pros

      Good colleagues, wide and challenging portfolio

      Cons

      Politics between groups can make things inefficient

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great workplace

      Apr 15, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Work life balance workplace situation

      Cons

      Slow progress in getting promotion

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Family Oriented Culture and Opportunities for growth

      Mar 29, 2021 - Systems Analyst in Toa Payoh New Town,
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      Pros

      - Friendly & Helpful Colleagues / Bosses - Opportunities to explore different areas of work - Work Life Balance

      Cons

      - Can't think of any... Nil

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    10. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Difficult job scope

      Apr 28, 2021 - Estate Manager in Toa Payoh New Town,
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      Pros

      Friendly colleagues. Good work environment.

      Cons

      Too much of work with little training provided. Very messy system

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