facebookCurrently working as a full-timer, but due to COVID I have to get a new job. I applied for both traineeships and FT related to my field. I got the offer from traineeship, but I’m unsure if I should go for it? - Seedly

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Anonymous

15 Oct 2020

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Currently working as a full-timer, but due to COVID I have to get a new job. I applied for both traineeships and FT related to my field. I got the offer from traineeship, but I’m unsure if I should go for it?

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What are your thoughts?

Jiayee

Jiayee

13 Oct 2020

Level 11Β·Salaryman at some company

I assume the full-time job has better compensation and job scope than the traineeship.

In this difficult situation, you can consider the following:

  1. Is there any way you can delay responding to the traineeship offer while expediting the full-time hiring process?

  2. Is taking up the traineeship and then finding another full-time job while on the traineeship a possible action?

  3. What are the costs of agreeing to the traineeship, only to find out later that you are hired for the full-time job, and you break the traineeship agreement?

  4. Can you afford to not have a job now? If so, for how long?

Ask yoursellf : Do I have dependents I am responsible for? No, can my savings last me 6 months or more without a job? Can traineeship help me network to a job?

It is good to know that SG United Skills Traineeship allows you to leave the programme without penalty when you get employed anytime during the 6 months traineeship programme. :)​​​

Hi there,

Its great that you are offered a traineeship position.

It all depends on your current s...

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