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The psychology of voting – Bukit Batok by-election »

The psychology of voting – Bukit Batok by-election

I attended the SDP rally last night at Bukit Batok and didn't realise that it was the first time that I have ever attended a rally from the opposition [Read More]


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Unemployed graduate turns to Uber driving and recommending it to the rest

Unemployed graduate turns to Uber driving and recommending it to the rest

Dear Gilbert, Good day! Many many years ago I wrote to you to complain about how I wasn’t able to get a job in the SG  job market and looking back , now I am 100 % convinced that our G is never interested to help locals at all. They only made things worse by letting in more and more foreigners. Anyway, to make a long story short, my [...]

Asst engineer who became production technician quit midway and made to pay penalty

Asst engineer who became production technician quit midway and made to pay penalty

Hi Gilbert, Good day to you Sir. First came to know about your website through a friend social network media. Understand that you are doing for a good cause for the unemployed locals. I have a middle aged friend who is umemployed for one year already. He  desperately needed a job and went down to the Employment Agency to sign a [...]

Young couple struggling with high cost of living and requesting assistance

Young couple struggling with high cost of living and requesting assistance

Hi Gilbert, I hope this email find you well. This is the first time I’m writing to you. I am a 26 years old lady with 2 kids age 3 and 1. My husband is a freelance driver. Recently, we moved in to our new flat in Punggol. There are both infant and childcare services available under my flat. However, most childcare facility [...]

Desperate PMET left with only $4 in Eazilink and seeking help

Desperate PMET left with only $4 in Eazilink and seeking help

Hi Gilbert How have you been? I just found a job,  finished my 2nd day at work and manage to get a place to stay. It took me months before I managed to get a job as a limo driver driving Uber ( fuel, rent paid by them and I get 35% after deduction) with a basic of $500. Vehicle is located in the east and I drive 12 hours a day. Salary is [...]

Re-employed lady PMET in her 30s jobless again after 6 months and feeling lost

Re-employed lady PMET in her 30s jobless again after 6 months and feeling lost

Hi Gilbert, I have wrote in to you before on seeking advice about 2 years back. After I have contacted you and went for a short counselling session, soon I found a job in Singapore however the local boss did not intent to keep me for long and six months later I was let go. I had been seriously on the look out for work last Dec till now [...]

European jobseeker enquiring on HIV medical test for pre-employment criterion

European jobseeker enquiring on HIV medical test for pre-employment criterion

Dear Mr. Goh I hope this email finds you well. I am sending you this email seeking your assistance. I have to be honest with you as you are the 2nd person after my consult I am disclosing this so I appreciate your help and advice. I hold a European passport and have been offered a senior job in Singapore. It's very unfortunate I am [...]

University graduate became a home cleaner but with a happy ending

University graduate became a home cleaner but with a happy ending

Hello Gilbert, I hope this mail  finds you well. I am an avid admirer of the works you are doing and a regular reader of the posts on your website. Through the posts by your readers, I have seen numerous stories at which I empathise and some, I genuinely do not. Allow me to share a story of mine in which I hope to be an [...]

48-year-old IT specialist jobless since August last year with internet/phone cut off

48-year-old IT specialist jobless since August last year with internet/phone cut off

Hi Gilbert, I sincerely hope you could help me as I'm at wits end. I'm 48 now and been out of job since last August. Worse is my new house is coming and I am penniless. I've been trying to get a job and only a handful had requested me for an interview but eventually it's always they want younger staff or my salary is too high which is [...]

Local PMET replaced by Indian expat and requested for Ebook

Local PMET replaced by Indian expat and requested for Ebook

Hi Gilbert, My name is Leon. I have been retrenched last year since July 2015, and have since been looking out for job. I was doing some trading but it was not so consistent. As usual, the current market is tough, I have an interview tomorrow and hope I can get this job. I would like to receive your E-book, and would like to provide [...]

Local PMET targetted for verbal abuse and felt traumatized at work

Local PMET targetted for verbal abuse and felt traumatized at work

Dear Gilbert, Apology that I would have to seek for your advice for the below matters. As of November 2015 I started working at an MNC as an executive, in the beginning before the employment I highlighted that I was an N level certificate holder and currently perusing my diploma studies as I have problem understanding the final module and [...]

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