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Updated May 21, 2017
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  • Bad work life balance, low efficiency (in 34 reviews)

  • no work life balance, work is overload (in 19 reviews)

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  1. "NCS SINGAPORE"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Executive in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Sales Executive in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Fair
    Efficient
    People generally very nice and good

    Cons

    sometimes can be quite stressful when high volume of work comes in

    Advice to Management

    please add oil


  2. "Company Review"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lead Consultant in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Lead Consultant in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at NCS full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great Company ! Fair and Equitable work culture. Good Benefits and Compensation Structure.

    Cons

    Hope it could become Apple, Google or Facebook

    Advice to Management

    Continue with NCS core values.

    NCS Response

    May 4, 2017 – NCS Director of HR

    Hi there! Thanks for your contribution for the past 5 years ! It is so encouraging to see your post, so thanks so much! Always room for improvement and as long as we continue to have positive ... More


  3. "Senior application consultant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Applications Consultant in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Senior Applications Consultant in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at NCS full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    1. Many benefits including medical and internet/phone bill
    2. Colleague are very nice and friendly
    3. Hard working will be awarded
    4. Many big projects with different domain knowledge

    Cons

    1. Working environment need to improve
    2. Salary increase slow
    3. Project resource is always with issue due to headcount
    4. ODC team not too reliable cos keep changing

    NCS Response

    May 4, 2017 – NCS Director of HR

    Hi there! Thanks for being a part of the team & for your contributions for more than 5 years! Totally in agreement with you on the pros! As for the cons, salary review is in line with market ... More


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  5. "NCS My first Company in Singapore"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Applications Support Analyst in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Applications Support Analyst in Singapore (Singapore)

    I worked at NCS full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The enviroment, Staff and the management

    Cons

    Less Privileges for the employees

    Advice to Management

    Better recruitment process for intake

    NCS Response

    May 4, 2017 – NCS Director of HR

    Thanks for your feedback. Glad you have a good opinion of the people and the environment. That’s encouraging. Wishing you all the best !


  6. "Not a bad place to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at NCS full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    You will have a chance to learn new technologies but depends on project team
    Some projects would allow employees to do R & D.

    Cons

    Management is not good.
    Sometimes it is hard to work with laptops they provide.
    Does not provide the support for certain pcs or os from technical support.

    Advice to Management

    Provide well functions pcs
    Providing good atmosphere would be much easier to work

    NCS Response

    Apr 22, 2017 – NCS Director of HR

    Hey, thanks for the feedback. Every project will have learning points – best to articulate your areas of interest and discuss with your manager on how to get an opportunity to work in those areas ... More


  7. "Company review"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Service Desk Associate in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Service Desk Associate in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at NCS full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Many benefits including medical and internet/phone bill
    Colleagues are very nice and friendly

    Cons

    Stagnant pay and no career progression.
    Not adequately compensated for overtime work.
    Quality of work depends on the project you are assigned to.
    Does not manage poor performers well.
    Those who can do the job and do not push back, may end up doing more than others.


  8. "Senior Consultant, Systems at NCS"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at NCS (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good performance will be well-rewarded

    Cons

    Not adequately compensated for overtime work. Difficult to clear compensated time off.
    Quality of work depends on the project you are assigned to.
    Does not manage poor performers well.
    Those who can do the job and do not push back, may end up doing more than others.

    Advice to Management

    Possibly giving in too much to customers at the expense of welfare for own staff e.g. providing above and beyond the contract requirements and SLA.

    NCS Response

    Apr 26, 2017 – NCS Director of HR

    Hi, thanks for your feedback and also for your contribution for the many years you have been with us. For work assignments and projects, I think sometimes we get good ones and sometimes not so ... More


  9. "Salary of NCS"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Sales in Singapore (Singapore)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at NCS full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    base salary is good but don't expect meeting sales target often.

    Cons

    Company not aggressive in pushing sales and deals. Team not moving fast enough.

    Advice to Management

    company need some restructuring to be more aggressive.

    NCS Response

    Apr 26, 2017 – NCS Director of HR

    Thanks for your feedback. Our base salary is competitive as we’ll need to attract and retain. Surprised at the statement on not making targets – our statistics do not bear that out though, but ... More


  10. "Project Based - Contract"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Operations Specialist in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Contractor - Operations Specialist in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at NCS as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good work life balance. Good benefits and healthcare. Here you will have the time for family and friends.

    Cons

    Chances of promotion is very minimal. If you are only project based or contact. There is not much room for promotions.


  11. Helpful (4)

    "Political"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Singapore (Singapore)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at NCS full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Stable, secure, and reasonable pay

    Cons

    Heavy politics. Many "king control" managers despite one of their value being "challenger spirit". Challenging any ideas is a risk. Responding to engagement surveys are a waste of time. Work environment not up to european/US standard.

    NCS Response

    May 4, 2017 – NCS Director of HR

    Thanks for your feedback. Glad to hear your views on the pros. I agree to the extent that our performance is sustained. At the HQ, you get to see different things up close and personal. In ... More


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