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Thursday July 18th 2019

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Single mum with 3-month-old baby living in shelter seeking help for deposit for rental flat Single mum with 3-month-old baby living in shelter »

Hi Gilbert I am Darshini a single mom who stays in a shelter with my [...]


SMRT Malay tech staff spot-checked 6 times within 6 months SMRT Malay tech staff spot-checked 6 times within 6 »

Between Jan - July...can't remember how many times (spot-checked) in 6 months [...]


Reader from Uruguay requesting for our Ebook Reader from Uruguay requesting for our Ebook »

Hello Gilbert, My name is Adolfo Folle. I a0 from Uruguay, South America. A [...]


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Cleaner PMET with advanced cancer lost her US$9,000/month »

Cleaner PMET with advanced cancer lost her US$9,000/month overseas contract but found peace

Hi Gilbert Sometimes life just can’t get any better from having a pink of health. I have diploma but look what am I doing now? However, being a [Read More]


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Reader from Uruguay requesting for our Ebook

Reader from Uruguay requesting for our Ebook

Hello Gilbert, My name is Adolfo Folle. I a0 from Uruguay, South America. A couple of years ago I became unemployed and started this journey of development. Its a hard journey but can be very rich for self development and to find a new sense of purpose. Due to my personal experiences I have addressed this matter always taking care of my [...]

Reader shared six tips to overcome unemployment blues

Reader shared six tips to overcome unemployment blues

Hi, I would like to share my story. I was jobless for almost a year between the Year 2012 to 2013. My last employer who was from a Japanese MNC announced they were moving out of Singapore right after I joined them for a month. Subsequently, I tried my hands as a full-time property agent. Sales were difficult to close because that year was [...]

Friends Dental Clinic advertising for Operation Manager role

Friends Dental Clinic advertising for Operation Manager role

Dear Gilbert Goh, Our company, Friends Dental Surgeon are currently looking for Operation Manager to coordinate and oversees our company’s operations to help us remain compliant, efficient and profitable during the course of business. Our company profile:- Established family practice in busy HDB area. Tampines. Committed to excellence [...]

Reader advocated against career coaching calling it “useless”

Reader advocated against career coaching calling it “useless”

Hello James, Please stay strong for your family and people who care for you. I have been in your position before and I do understand the stress you are facing. Due to the current weak market performance (Q1 2019), hiring is slowing down across most industries. In the Engineering and IT fields, more locals are gradually being replaced by those [...]

Unemployed 48-year-old lamenting over permanent jobs given to foreigners during temping

Unemployed 48-year-old lamenting over permanent jobs given to foreigners during temping

Hi Gilbert, I'm writing to you as I do not know what to do. Currently I'm unemployed. My last permanent full-time job was in 2015. In 2016 I only worked in a full time job for 6 months and I have been temping ever since. I'm a 48-year-old guy who is not well educated as I have only a 'O' level cert. Never been promoted ever since I [...]

Ex police officer jobless, bankrupt and seeking assistance

Ex police officer jobless, bankrupt and seeking assistance

Hi Gilbert I am just charged with bankruptcy in May this year. I was an ex Police officer for 13 years plus and now even for a security guard position I am being rejected. I resigned to join my in-law family business which unfortunately has declined. My monthly payment is $800 for the bankruptcy estate. I pity my wife who is solely [...]

Unemployed PMET with 5-year-old daughter requesting for our Ebook

Unemployed PMET with 5-year-old daughter requesting for our Ebook

Dear Gilbert, I am a Singaporean PMET, currently in-transition for a few months already. Have applied many job applications and gone through quite a number of interviews without success in getting a job. Would you please send me your E-book on how to survive this stressful period of unemployment? I am pretty stressed out now especially [...]

Kenko Academy looking for Singaporeans to hire for wellness industry

Kenko Academy looking for Singaporeans to hire for wellness industry

Hi Mr Goh, I have come across your website while hoping to find unemployed community in Singapore where I could find staff. My name is Dickson Ng, Training Manager for Kenko Academy. I am seeking for those who are interested in joining my company. Kenko Academy is accredited by the SSG and WSQ for training in Spa Services with grant of up [...]

NZ entrepreneur enquiring about EP approval by opening IT company

NZ entrepreneur enquiring about EP approval by opening IT company

Hi All, Kindly help with my employment pass application. i am from NZ and planning to open IT company with 40000 S$ paid up capital and shall be drawing 9000 S$ salary per month for my self. What are the chances that my EP application will get approved? i am already in talks with some local people who will be acting as local director [...]

Jobless local PMET with accounting degree bullied by FTs due to mental condition

Jobless local PMET with accounting degree bullied by FTs due to mental condition

Hi Gilbert, I am currently unemployed due to my mental condition. I was fired by two companies within the first half of this year and it was traumatic to my emotional health. I was a victim of workplace bully by the "foreign talents" in my previous companies. I was outnumbered by the foreigners and the management didn't manage to help [...]