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Singaporean Malay PMET feeling desperate due to unpaid salary one month after serving notice

Singaporean Malay PMET feeling desperate due to unpaid salary one month after serving notice

  Hi Gilbert, Thanks for helping fellow Singaporeans struggling with employment issues. My name is Musa, a Singaporean from Tampines. I have recently left my ex-employer, as an [...]

Formal public retraction and apology letter issued by Gilbert Ong to Eurohaus Pte Ltd

Formal public retraction and apology letter issued by Gilbert Ong to Eurohaus Pte Ltd

This is a formal public retraction and apology letter issued by Mr Gilbert Ong to Eurohaus Pte Ltd as part of a settlement plan:-

Singaporean PMET with PhD in physics lost her job and had a mental breakdown

Singaporean PMET with PhD in physics lost her job and had a mental breakdown

Dear Gilbert I had a mental breakdown last year and was admitted to IMH. I was discharged from IMH in November last year. I lost my job as a senior engineer in a semiconductor [...]

33-year-old master degree holder unfairly dismissed and feeling desperate

33-year-old master degree holder unfairly dismissed and feeling desperate

  Hi Mr Gilbert, I was employed in xxxxx as an Accounts Administration Manager on 10th Sep 2012. However, recently on 17th Sep 2014, I was terminated with one month [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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