If you are looking for a job in Singapore, check out classified ads in local newspapers, job websites, hiring agencies, etc... Various job offers are available.
There are many ways to seek for a job in Singapore: speculative applications, Internet, recruiting agencies, temporary work or staffing agencies, networking, job ads in the press, consular sections for employment, binational chambers of commerce... there are many possibilities!
In Singapore, diverse linguistic communities coexist and each one has its own press. You will find newspapers in Malayan, Indian or Chinese. For job ads in English, read the Straits Time with joblistings classified by employment types and industry branches. An online version of the newspaper is available at www.straitstimes.com.
In Singapore, headhunters have an important role to play for local companies. Indeed, their task is to find the best candidates to fill up positions where highly specific skills are required. Major international headhunter companies are established in Singapore. Contact them and submit your CV!
Michael Page International www.michaelpage.com.sg
Temporary work and staffing agencies
Major international temporary work and staffing agencies are established in Singapore. Temp work is indeed a practical solution to rapidly find short-term employment contracts in order to get started on the local labor market. Submit your CV online or visit agencies on site. Here is non-exhaustive list of temp work and staffing agencies established in Singapore:
Binational chambers of commerce
In order to find employment in a foreign company, contact the chamber of commerce of your home country (and others!) established in Singapore. You will find there directories of foreign companies, joblistings, and useful tips and advice about the labor market in Singapore. Embassies and consulates often provide consular sections for employment. Do not hesitate to contact them!
Internet is probably the best means to find employment in Singapore. The net abounds with general or specialized wesites dedicated to employment where you can submit your CV online, get useful tips about the labor market and consult job listings and resumé guides. Here are some of leading employment websites in Singapore:
Singapore Jobs Online www.singaporejobsonline.com
Job street www.jobstreet.com.sg
Monster Jobs Singapore www.monster.com.sg
Singapore IT Jobs www.singaporeitjobs.com
Job Q Singapore singapore.job-q.com