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National day rally drama: PM Lee collapses and essence of »

National day rally drama: PM Lee collapses and essence of his shortened speech

He spoke more than 2 hours just on his Malay and Mandarin speeches - a record indeed - and continued his English speech after half an hour of rest. It [Read More]


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Practical tips on resume writing and interview skills from a local PMET

Practical tips on resume writing and interview skills from a local PMET

Hi Gilbert, Can't contribute money to help your website so I hope some original articles can generate some traffic for you. I hope this article can help some of the jobless or underemployed folks get a job. I use to work for a listed European company and because I manage a team, workforce planning is something I do often. I get [...]

Angel volunteer delivers baby products for sick woman who has no money to seek treatment

Angel volunteer delivers baby products for sick woman who has no money to seek treatment

Volunteer Report For Mdm Ana and family at Blk 512, Wellington Circle Sunday, 21 August 2016, 4 to 6pm Mdm Ana, in her early 30s, is a married mother with 2 kids. She is living in a rental flat at Blk 512, Wellington Circle. Mdm Ana is suffering from a debilitating spinal injury and shuffles around with an umbrella as a walking stick. She [...]

Our new partner SnapJobs: a new handy apps for jobseekers

Our new partner SnapJobs: a new handy apps for jobseekers

Hi Gilbert, SnapJobs is a mobile app that helps jobseekers connect directly with companies mainly in the non-professional sector, jobs in retail, F&B, events and etc. It is FREE for jobseekers to use too. SnapJobs is the go-to App for both Jobseekers and Companies when it comes to hiring! With a friendly interface, users will find [...]

Matured jobless PMET moving forward with our resources provided

Matured jobless PMET moving forward with our resources provided

Hi Gilbert, Thank you so much for listening and following up on my case. It has never crossed my mind that I will come to a stage where I would question myself, my life purposes and even my religion which I have often relied on to stay strong and positive. I have always pride myself as someone who is level-headed, independent and proactive [...]

Local factory operator replaced at Tanesei Trading Pte Ltd by foreign workers

Local factory operator replaced at Tanesei Trading Pte Ltd by foreign workers

Dear Ms Hamzah (MCI), I am writing to inform you about my unfair dismissal due to the absence of an independent Union to represent Workers' interests as well as MOM infrequent audit checks on companies operating here. I was gainfully employed as a production operator at Tanesei Trading Pte Ltd for the past 2 years but was dismissed last [...]

Sister appealing for assistance to low-income single-parent brother with two sons

Sister appealing for assistance to low-income single-parent brother with two sons

Dear Mr. Goh, Today I'm writing on behalf of my brother Mr. Aw who is a 57 years old single parent working as a gardener. He is drawing a salary of $1.2k monthly with 2 young sons age 13 and 9. It's a shame for me as a sister feeling so helpless that I can't contribute much to help him. I understand that he is owing owned town council [...]

Jobless millenial managed to get a 50%-paycut job offer after 7 interviews

Jobless millenial managed to get a 50%-paycut job offer after 7 interviews

Hi Gilbert, It's me again with another rant.. I don't log in often but here's an update on my situation. I will feel a load off my chest if I can at least share this with someone. I prefer not to meet, no particular reason why but I feel safer with my anonymity. Anyway, just an update after 7 interviews (Thank God for them), I have received [...]

Jobless millenial’s rant about wayang Jobsbank and open-door FT issue

Jobless millenial’s rant about wayang Jobsbank and open-door FT issue

Hi Gilbert, This came about when I spoke to a friend recently saying Gov measures are tightening foreigner inflow...I am here to debunk that myth. Feel free to post/edit as you see fit. Alot of folks are under the misconception that the inflow of foreigners are slowing down. They are correct to a certain extent, the Government is scrutising [...]

Singaporean PMET bullied by foreigners in his workplace and against local talent replacement

Singaporean PMET bullied by foreigners in his workplace and against local talent replacement

Dear Singaporeans I felt the frustration in every one of you, and the agony you have faced in the endless wave of foreigners flooding into Singapore. I know the issues you’re facing in your day to day interaction with the foreigners – the good and the not-so-good. And the reason in which I understand how you feel? Almost 90% of the [...]

Jobless PMET gave up job searching to take care of cancer-stricken teacher friend

Jobless PMET gave up job searching to take care of cancer-stricken teacher friend

How do I survive without a full-time job in Singapore? As we know, Singapore unemployment rate rose to 2 percent in June, but that's not counting the underemployed, discouraged workers and economically inactive. The Ministry of Manpower Singapore is following international practice, which allows them to benchmark labour market performance [...]