NB: This article was written in August 2012. According to the PMO, Mr Lee Kuan Yew remains in critical condition in hospital and there was a hoax [...]
Hi Gilbert, Happy Chinese New Year! I am a supporter and admirer of your [...]
Greetings Gilbert I am a Singaporean based in India for the last 17 [...]
Hi Gilbert, I am a NUS degree holder in Psychology. I wish to enter into the counselling field or career counselling field with no avail. so now i can only accept an admin job that comes by. I heard that even if you have masters in counselling, without experience, it is difficult to enter the profession? This deterred me to seek postgraduate [...]
Jobless 41-year-old diploma holder facing challenges in the job market due to contract work conditions
Dear Mr Gilbert Thank you for taking time to read my email. I am 41 years old and completed my Diploma in Business Administration at Singapore Polytechnic in 2012. I have been doing administrative work with various Statutory Board/Ministries for the past 10 years. Due to changes in HR practice, Fixed Term contract jobs dominated the [...]
Hi Gilbert, I'm working in ABC company as a Test Engineer for about 10 years but I'm more like a junior manager handling the test account without much experience in programming. Generally my work scope involves managing technicians and doing failure analysis if there are issues from firmware. Now I'm stuck as senior engineer and to move [...]
Jobless permanent resident homeless after wife filed PPO against him and need to pay $2000/month maintenance
Hi Gilbert, I am a father of 2 kids, 40 years old and I have been going through a bad marriage for the last 6 -7 years. Recently my wife got a PPO against me. I didn't commit any violence, but still the court awarded PPO. At the time of PPO hearing I didn't product any evidence to prove my innocence as I knew I didn't do anything [...]
Transitioning: First of all, thanks for allowing us to interview you online and can you provide us with some background information on yourself? Linus: I am a 38-year-old Singaporean, currently living and working in Phnom Penh, Cambodia as a Director of Business Development with a Singapore-owned company. Until the middle of 2014, I was [...]
From: Eddie tan <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 24 October 2014 3:31:14 pm SGT To: AGC@agc.gov.sg Cc: Teo_Chee_Hean@mha.gov.sg, Ronnie_Tay@nea.gov.sg Subject: Verbal Warning Not Justiciable Dear Sir/Mdm, The recent news that Taiwan had apprehended many crooked companies' bosses who asked their workers to illegally dispose waste oil in [...]
Unemployed computer science graduate shocked that job placed at government jobs bank went to a foreigner who is 30% cheaper
Hi Gilbert, First and foremost, thanks for making this platform available for people like us who have grievance and no one is listening to us. I am a comp science degree graduate who is 6 months unemployed. I am in a dilemma when writing this email but i feel that everyone needs to know about this BIG LOOPHOLE that the government's jobs [...]
To: email@example.com Cc: Teo_Chee_Hean@mha.gov.sg, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com Subject: Questionable Scenario In CPIB Dear PM Lee, I thank your Honour for looking into my complaint on the the above subject and hope that those who were involved in assisting the disgraced ex-Director, Edwin Yeo, charged and sacked [...]
Hi Susan, You reminded me of myself when I just started out on IT job. I jumped right into the fire when I joined an SI (System Integrator) company. My skill was lacking at that time but the job was very, very demanding. I got complaints from very demanding customers, pressure from more senior and experienced colleagues and a very [...]
57-year-old divorced local PMET used to earn $26,000/month now seeking assistance on downward variation of $7000 maintenance
Hi Gilbert, I came across your interesting website while surfing the Internet in search of advice on the above matters. I divorced in 2013 and presently looking for a job. My maintenance order requires me to pay my ex-wife $4000/month and my son $3000/month. Besides this, I have to pay my son's tertiary fees (he is now in 2nd year NUS) [...]
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Seven Ways To A Better Transition After Retrenchment Written by: Gilbert Goh I have being receiving regular emails from our retrenched PMETs and some of the stories were heart-wrenching. Many would have read of the matured engineer who used to earn $100,000 per [Read More]
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