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  1. "Does a lot of good work for community but needs to improve openness of culture"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Singapore Pools ltd full-time

    Pros

    Generally friendly culture, Does a lot of good work for the public

    Cons

    Serious lack of transparency, Not very convincing in terms of change management

    Advice to Management

    Less "proselytization" please, More action and sincerity would go a long(er) way


  2. "Part-time"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great culture - very inclusive, good perks. Awesome bosses and nice team.

    Cons

    Have to do OT sometimes.

  3. "Multi tasking"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Customer Service in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Singapore Pools ltd part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    hourly paid attractive , free transport after 11 pm, flexible working hr

    Cons

    training period could be longer than expected, bilingual skill is required.


  4. "Working in corp comms"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Singapore (Singapore)

    Pros

    Good family time, team work.

    Cons

    Work on sundays, have to travel to central area for work


  5. "Work-life Balance"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Executive Officer
    Current Employee - Executive Officer

    Pros

    - A good place for one who is expecting a stable, relatively un-changing job scope.
    - Generally good medical benefits

    Cons

    - More challenging and stretch assignments should be provided to staff who are able to take them

    Advice to Management

    Be more open to communicating to different levels of staff and develop a reward system that is more reflective of the values and competencies you want the staff to demonstrate.


  6. "Executive Officer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Singapore (Singapore)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Singapore Pools ltd full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Reasonable medical benefits and good working relationships with fellow colleagues

    Cons

    Kind of poor performance appraisal and career advancement systems

    Advice to Management

    Do engage in a communication with the lower level staff and listen to them. They may sometime provide better and creative ideas


  7. "Corporate Planning Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    Bosses were great.
    Excellent learning experience, with a lot of things to include in your resume by the end of the stint
    Culture was excellent

    Cons

    Perhaps career advancement is not so good

    Advice to Management

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  8. "Good benefits & bonuses, stagnant working place."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Singapore Pools ltd full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Central area. Friendly colleagues. Work-life balance. Good Bonus.

    Cons

    Not much career advancement. Work are routine, systematic to a state you gets too comfortable and becomes lazy.
    Good for those who just wants to retire. Bad for those who wants to move up the corporate ladder, gets drag down by your surroundings. You will meet obstacles for new ideas/innovations.

    Advice to Management

    Management should take a look on innovation. What is new out there. Old practices needs to revamp/replaced/reinvent.


  9. "Experience"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    It's located at the heart of Singapore. Pretty good facilities provide for the staffs.

    Cons

    It is systematic and quite inflexible. Way of management is stagnant without any improvements

    Advice to Management

    Management needs to move on with times and know how to manage the young talents now.


  10. "Not bad"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Easy Job..quite easy to get the hang of the work.

    Cons

    no career advancement and will get lazy if work long

    Advice to Management

    communicate more with the lower level.


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