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Malaysians easily getting EP and PR below salary criteria Malaysians easily getting EP and PR below salary »

I am not sure how long this scene of Malaysians getting special benefits from [...]


Fresh overseas graduate with first class honours struggling with unemployment Fresh overseas graduate with first class honours »

Transitioning: First of all, thanks Kelvin for allowing us to interview you [...]


Foreigner expat enquiring on hiring procedures at A*Star Foreigner expat enquiring on hiring procedures at »

Dear all, I have a question to be figured out. I got two informal interviews [...]


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10 Lies You’ll Hear Before Pursuing Your Dream »

10 Lies You’ll Hear Before Pursuing Your Dream

Posted: 31 Oct 2010 01:04 PM PDT Written by DivineCaroline.com Unfortunately, just before you take your first step on the righteous journey to [Read More]


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7 Ways To Recession-Proof Your Job 7 Ways To Recession-Proof Your Job »

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10 Ways To Pass Your Probation 10 Ways To Pass Your Probation »

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7 Things To Do Immediately Before A Job Interview 7 Things To Do Immediately Before A Job Interview »

Transitioning has heard of how many [...]


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Job opening at FTGroup Pte Ltd

Job opening at FTGroup Pte Ltd

Hi Gilbert, I will include a description of the job below, thanks so much. Company name: FTGroup Pte Ltd Expected income: $1.6k-$3k We are a sales and marketing company that believes in wealth creation for both our clients and people. We priortise our client needs and ensure that the service we provide is of the best [...]

The woes of prolonged unemployment and possible solutions

The woes of prolonged unemployment and possible solutions

Gilbert, thank you for the nice gesture. I am writing to you not to criticize the government, but to reflect on the situation. Myself being unemployed for more than a year and have gone for a few courses and applied for unknown number of jobs. The situation for those of us long term unemployed grows dire by the day, and we don’t see light, [...]

Company blamed supervisor for staff resignation after promotion

Company blamed supervisor for staff resignation after promotion

Hi Gilbert, I consider myself a victim of a potential unfair dismissal. I am a manager of a company and lead a department of 2 staff, who have been working for more than 10 years. One of the staff threatened to resign if she’s not promoted, and hence, I reported it to the Director of my department as well as the HR. Surprisingly, they [...]

Jobless graduate rejected by foreigner interviewers at a management consulting firm

Jobless graduate rejected by foreigner interviewers at a management consulting firm

Dear Mr Gilbert Goh, Hi I am writing to you to highlight my experience. I recently went through an interview process at a management consulting firm. From sending of application to final decision it took a whopping 3+ months. There were 5 rounds and all my interviewers were foreigners, from Europe, India, China etc. Management consulting [...]

2017 labour day indoor event: Jobs for Singaporeans first

2017 labour day indoor event: Jobs for Singaporeans first

We are organising our 4th labour day indoor event on 1st May 4pm for the workers entitled "Jobs for Singaporeans first". Workers worldwide will be celebrating labour day ground-up and we hope to do it annually in Singapore on our own as well. We have decided to remember our workers indoor instead of the usual outdoor place at speakers' [...]

Ex-permanent resident from Singapore rejected work permit by MINDEF

Ex-permanent resident from Singapore rejected work permit by MINDEF

Hi there, I am a British citizen (born in Hong Kong) who has migrated to Singapore with my family at the tender age of 6. Shortly after our successful migration, our family obtained PR - my father being the 1st gen PR and both my brother and I, being the 2nd gen PRs. At the age of 15, my parents took the liberty of deciding to send both [...]

Whistleblower: Why Indian-owned QAssure Pte Ltd hires mostly Indian nationals?

Whistleblower: Why Indian-owned QAssure Pte Ltd hires mostly Indian nationals?

The complaint I would like to put forward is about this overseas Indian company QAssure Pte Ltd Singapore. It is a foreign-owned company which provides IT Services, mostly to government-affliliated organizations like Singapore Police Force, Singapore pools, DBS Bank, ITE Singapore, Republic polytechnic, Singapore polytechnic and others. What [...]

Abuses of CECA by India and how Singaporeans can go round it

Abuses of CECA by India and how Singaporeans can go round it

Gilbert, I heard that the Government is digitizing itself at this moment. You know, this is a great opportunity for the Government to solve the PMET unemployment and restructure the economy at the same time. First, we have to agree that by embarking on this, we will become India’s direct competitor and the CECA is screwed. We have more to [...]

PMET jobless for 18 months and feeling frustrated at CECA arrangement

PMET jobless for 18 months and feeling frustrated at CECA arrangement

Dear Gilbert, as I read this, it reminds me of my own situation. I was hired into the company with the bosses promising me a career change. They did promote me after confirmation and change my scope as promised. Except that the training and mentorship that they promised never materialized. That led to a lot of confusions and poor performance [...]

Fresh graduate unhappy with commission payout structure at OCBC bank

Fresh graduate unhappy with commission payout structure at OCBC bank

I used to sell corporate product for OCBC. One would guess huge organisation like this would be more corporate socially responsible, but no. They exploit fresh graduates having knew that people like me will hanker it - fancy organisation name and title and ignore the most importance component- personal welfare. I still remember during my [...]

Caring Hearts - 7th RenoHelp Charity Project

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