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Facing Joblessness With Confidence – Be Prepared

Facing Joblessness With Confidence – Be Prepared

This article was reproduced here in Jan 09. Many who visited this blog site I believe will have been  retrenched or preparing for retrenchment. However, it is not the end of the world yet. The unemployed need to prepare themselves well if [...]

MOM unable to assist unfairly dismissed executive

MOM unable to assist unfairly dismissed executive

Dear Gilbert, Good day to you. Let me share my unhappy dismissal story with you.  I joined my company on 1st July 08 and on 22 Jan 09 (before Chinese New Year) was informed of my retrenchment ten minutes before knock off. All I can [...]

How To Raise Money When You Need It Urgently

How To Raise Money When You Need It Urgently

Some readers have asked me to re post some articles that they have missed out earlier for the benefit of those who are new to the site. This article was first posted in Feb 09. How To Raise Money When You Need It Urgently Written By: [...]

How I Survive The Last Recession

How I Survive The Last Recession

This article was first posted here in Feb 09. Written by Gilbert Goh 11 Feb 2009 I count myself lucky to have survived two tough years of unemployment with mounting financial problems during the period after 9/11 right up to the SARs [...]

Invitation To Be Site’s Writers

Invitation To Be Site’s Writers

Dear Readers Thank you all for patiently reading our site and  I have also read all your emails. Modt of you who emailed me are either jobless or on the verge of being out of work. Some letters are heart-wrenching. I have also requested for [...]

Video – More PMETs seeking help at e2i

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Though some think Sentosa ‘too far’, 1,000 apply for 300 IR vacancies (Today 27/2)

Though some think Sentosa ‘too far’, 1,000 apply for 300 IR vacancies (Today 27/2)

Though some think Sentosa ‘too far’, 1,000 apply for 300 IR vacancies Lin Yanqin yanqin@mediacorp.com.sg  PLANS to fill its 10,000 vacancies by next year are on track, but filling some of the casino and theme park management jobs at [...]

Help Families Hit By Double Whammy (Straits Times Forum 27 Feb))

Help Families Hit By Double Whammy (Straits Times Forum 27 Feb))

ST Forum > Story Help families hit by double whammy THE worst nightmare for twin-income households now is the double whammy, where both breadwinners lose their jobs. There are other permutations to the anxiety. A key breadwinner may [...]

Counsellor’s Response To A Retrenched Reader

Counsellor’s  Response To A Retrenched Reader

up since 4am .. could not sleep Ever since I was out of job the first mind buggering issue was finances. What ever I spend I now have to thing not twice but three times. There is no more dinning out at restaurants or rather cut back to once a [...]

Ten Stress Busters (Beliefnet)

Ten Stress Busters (Beliefnet)

Read the ten stress busters on how to destress especially in this down time:- Click here for the full article

Part Time Job Opening – Telemarketing

Part Time Job Opening – Telemarketing

Gilbert I have two positions for telemarketing work starting 10/3 or earlier. Duration is 3 weeks, maybe 4, paying $8/hr Monday to fri, 1.30pm to 5.30pm. Location: Katong Plaza. Simple data building work, not sales. Good voice, English, and [...]

You always have a job (even if you are unemployed) – Harvest Business

You always have a job (even if you are unemployed) – Harvest Business

You got laid off. Fired. Canned. Sacked. Handed a pink slip. Made redundant. And now you're Unemployed. Not unemployed, but Unemployed — marked with a big scarlet "U". If you're like most of the high-talent, high-performing and [...]

Survivor Series 7: Seeking Professional Counselling Support

Survivor Series 7: Seeking Professional Counselling Support

Written by: Gilbert Goh Seeking Professional Counselling Support I am all in favour of the unemployed seeking professional counseling support. Those who feel that they are depressed and feeling hopeless should seek out a counselor. They are many [...]

Singapore may lose 99,000 jobs (Breaking.sg)

Singapore may lose 99,000 jobs (Breaking.sg)

Singapore may lose 99,000 jobs Posted by dot on February 25, 2009 at 11:46 am| Comments (0) | Trackbacks (0) SINGAPROE may lose 99,000 jobs amid the nation’s worst economic slump, pushing the jobless rate to 5 per cent by mid-2010, said DBS [...]

How to bounce back from redundancy (Times Online)

How to bounce back from redundancy (Times Online)

From The Times February 4, 2009 How to . . . bounce back from redundancy If you handle it right, losing your job is not so much a setback as a chance to build a whole new professional future City workers have lost jobs in the downturn, but could [...]

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