Singapore Armed Forces Reviews

Updated Dec 6, 2021

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Singapore Armed Forces Chief of Defence Force Melvyn Ong
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195 Ratings
Pros
  • "Free food and lodging throughout(in 100 reviews)

  • "Good work life balance across all boards(in 53 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "lack of flexibility and long working hours(in 62 reviews)

  • "Regimental Duties are expected of combat fit personnel(in 58 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      good

      Dec 5, 2021 - Defence Executive Officer (DXO) in Pittsburgh, PA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      work life balance, can end work on time

      Cons

      bureaucratic at times and hiearchical, need to upgrade computer

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great Experience

      Dec 1, 2021 - Software Engineer in Singapore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Once in a lifetime experience

      Cons

      Time flew by too fast for my liking.

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Good Experience

      Nov 29, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Singapore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good work life balance, fun people

      Cons

      None at all, 10/10 experience

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee

      great place

      Nov 26, 2021 - Infanteer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      mud, sweat, rifle cleaning oil

      Cons

      my buddy touched me and made me feel uncomfortable

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Not bad

      Nov 26, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Food is good and nice

      Cons

      Hierarchical bosses who see rank only

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great work

      Nov 24, 2021 - Section Commander in Singapore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      learnt a lot of things, made many friends too that I will keep for life

      Cons

      very little to no work-life balance

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    7. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Not entirely a bad experience to be fair.

      Dec 6, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      competitive pay, challenging work, keeps you on your toes

      Cons

      you must come to terms with the fact that you are quite replaceable, and the hours are extreme. expect 120 hour work weeks (you sleep where you work).

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Nice

      Nov 21, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Singapore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good pay, cheap food, free uniform

      Cons

      Tiring, stay in, military law

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Stable, iron rice bowl

      Nov 21, 2021 - Platoon Sergeant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      -Stable income -Job scope changes every 2 years

      Cons

      -Time not worth the money

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      10/10

      Nov 20, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      free food, lodging and exercise

      Cons

      no free time, long working hours

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