Hi, I am currently living in the central district with my mum and dad. My hobbies include cycling, photography, working out in the gym, using the [...]
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Hi Gilbert Not sure if anyone has shared with you about recruitment agency charging high monthly administrative charges from their contracted staff. I could not find a permanent job in the job markets since...crossing the age of 35. Plus most jobs offered by these MNCs with contract positions go to majorities of us, Singaporeans whereas the [...]
Singaporean breadwinner contract not renewed by Japanese supervisor at DHL and replaced by a Malaysian
Hi Gilbert, Hope this email finds you well and fine. I will start off with a short introduction of myself. My name is Linda and I am a contract staff with DHL. I started off well with DHL as a LCSC call agent. After 3 months, my supervisor approached me to offer me another position with another team. He felt that I have been [...]
Appeal for waiver of $76,000 bond payment for failing teaching course from Minister of education Mr Heng Swee Kiat
To: Mr Heng Swee Kiat Minister for Education Dear Sir, I am appealing on behalf of Mr Zulfikli, who has written to us regarding MOE's request for his daughter Zafirah Hamizah Bte Zulfikli to pay back a bond of $76,000 for failing her teaching course at NIE. We also find the bond payback both ridiculous and unreasonable especially when [...]
Hi Mr Gilbert, So let me share something with you. I hope it will get some attention as it is my own plight with the government. Yes, many would say why bother to sign an agreement when the terms will ultimately go drastically against you. My family was overjoyed when my second daughter got accepted to become a trainee teacher right after [...]
35-year-old ex-SAF regular finding it tough to adjust after seven years in the force and feeling like a minority
Hi Gilbert, I would like to thank you for your help, especially on your ebook. I'm not sure whether I need coaching. I just want a more realistic picture on the job employment market in Singapore. The figures given by the media and surveys are simply not reliable; they only show the rosy picture. This is a brief history of my work [...]
Appeal for compensation from AT & T for unfair dismissal for mother of three after returning from maternity leave
Randall L. Stephenson, CEO AT & T Corps Dallas Texas United States Re: Appeal for compensation for unfair dismissal of Singaporean mother of three who was replaced by Indian national after maternity leave at AT & T Singapore Dear Mr Stephenson, We are a registered non-profit organisation based in Singapore and look after the [...]
Hi Mr Goh, It took a lot of courage for me to write you this email. A short introduction, I am 41 years old and I have had two failed marriages. I am currently living with my 21-year-old daughter in a one room HDB rental flat. I have a 12-year-old son who's living with his father. Long story short, I've had my ups and downs. I had [...]
Transitioning: First of all, thanks for allowing us to interview you online Ivan and can you provide us with some background information on yourself? Ivan: I am a 42 year old local graduate, who has 17 years of experience in accounting. I am happily married with a 6-year-old son. I have been jobless for 2 months after the position I am in was [...]
36-year-old lady PMET with 3 kids unfairly dismissed by Indian agency Encora Technologies after maternity and replaced by Indian FT
Hi Gilbert, I was referred to you by a friend - I am currently still unemployed after been unfairly dismissed by a foreign Indian recruitment company after I returned from my maternity. My replacement is my coverer - also another foreign Indian. I am paid a salary of $3000 plus covering sales administrative duties for a multi-national company [...]
Hi Gilbert Sorry for the long delay in writing this letter. I like to share with those who are looking for jobs - I finally have my new job after sending countless resumes for the last 10 months. I wasn’t happy with the company where I used to work so I have decided to look for other opportunity. I have never .thought it will be so [...]