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Lady married PMET going jobless soon and getting worried

Lady married PMET going jobless soon and getting worried

Hi Gilbert, I stumped onto your blog to know that I am not alone. There are many many Singaporeans out there who face a similar bad job situation like me. I think joining the private sector is far worst than joining the government sector [...]

Jobless PMET forced to resign as asst property manager at town council

Jobless PMET forced to resign as asst property manager at town council

Dear Gilbert, I was a property agent for the past 3 years, prior to that I was a Tenancy Manager with a well-known relocation company. I only have a diploma in computer studies with Informatics. I was lucky enough to find jobs which I loved [...]

Networking session: How to Survive Unemployment 25 July (Fri) at 2.30pm

Networking session: How to Survive Unemployment 25 July (Fri) at 2.30pm

Dear Friends in Transition, Transitioning.org will be conducting a  networking session for those affected by the trauma of unemployment. Details are as follows:- Date: 25 Jul (Fri) Time 2.30pm to 5 pm Venue: To be confirmed The [...]

Jobless PMET don’t have money to bring son to doctor and won’t be celebrating Hari Raya

Jobless PMET don’t have money to bring son to doctor and won’t be celebrating Hari Raya

Hi Gilbert As mentioned via FB pm, please find attached my resume. I did not add my husband's "company" in my earlier resume as the company was not properly setup. The company is registered but there is nothing happening and he is still [...]

Apeal for long-term assistance for family with sick mum

Apeal for long-term assistance for family with sick mum

Hi Mr Gilbert Goh, I would like to take this opportunity to inform you regarding someone whom I know that might need your assistance. Attached is a picture of the person who is living in a tiny place. My friend who goes by the name of [...]

Ramadan break fast aid: A blue Hari Raya for jobless father of three kids

Ramadan break fast aid: A blue Hari Raya for jobless father of three kids

Dear Gilbert, I'm a father of three young kids and the sole breadwinner of the family as my wife is not working. Its quite tedious when you are the only one working and especially so when  suddenly you go out of job. Wife has tried [...]

Ramadan break fast aid: Payment of PUB bill to ensure household has electricity

Ramadan break fast aid: Payment of PUB bill to ensure household has electricity

Good day Mr Gilbert I got your email from kak Zarina admin from 3R group in facebook. Recently I just lost my job and  there's alot of bills that I need to pay. I'm a father of 4 small children age below 7 years old, my wife is not working [...]

Three Malay staff working in dr Cafe requesting for Ramadan break fast aid due to salary delay

Three Malay staff working in dr Cafe requesting for Ramadan break fast aid due to salary delay

Dear Mr Goh, I have to write to you again as my company, dr. CAFE Pte Ltd is as usual, delaying our salaries and CPF across the board beyond the accepted 7 days. This is the fifth time it has occurred without any penalty due to the government [...]

Are people in the banking sector earning as much as they portray?

Are people in the banking sector earning as much as they portray?

I don’t understand why everyone seems to be so in awe with joining a bank, even my undergrad niece insists she only wants to join the banking sector after school. Looks to me just a lot of smoke and mirrors about instant riches, trying to act [...]

Single mum facing maintenance arrears finding part-time work during weekend

Single mum facing maintenance arrears finding part-time work during weekend

Hi Gilbert Many thanks for setting up such a great website to assist those in need. As of date, my ex-husband has defaulted 6 months (from Jan to Jun 2014) of maintenance to our daughter ($350/month) and myself ($100/month) due to unpaid [...]

Husband feeling anxious about jobless suicidal spouse

Husband feeling anxious about jobless suicidal spouse

Hi Gilbert, Good day to you. I just want to drop you an email to express my thanks and appreciation for all you have done for me and all Singaporeans. Your website is not only a source of encouragement for those who are unemployed and their [...]

Advice for 42-year-old jobless PMET: Be realistic about entering the lucrative bank sector

Advice for 42-year-old jobless PMET: Be realistic about entering the lucrative bank sector

Hi Daniel, You need to wake up from dreamland and understand the job market in the banking industry. Every year, there are thousands of young graduates from NUS/NTU/SMU/Overseas Ivies in their 20s eagerly applying for these banking mid-office [...]

Jobless PMET wrote in to warn fellow Singaporeans of ominous situation

Jobless PMET wrote in to warn fellow Singaporeans of ominous situation

Good morning Gilbert, I have applied many positions but only received one rejected reply. This job has the lowest salary and qualifications. Yet, I was rejected. All the jobs I applied are within the government. If MOM can't help [...]

Another complaint on poor service at Changi Airport Terminal two

Another complaint on poor service at Changi Airport Terminal two

Hello Gilbert, Having read your post on a bad service encounter with Changi Airport, I am writing in to share my bad experience with one customer service counter in Terminal 2. It seems that Changi Airport does not give two hoots about [...]

46-year-old payroll professional jobless for a while, feeling suicidal and only received two interviews

46-year-old payroll professional jobless for a while, feeling suicidal and only received two interviews

Hi Gilbert, Sorry to bother you. But I really need to talk to one of your counsellors. I desperately need emotional support as I'm feeling very down right now. I'm having suicidal thoughts, even though I don't really have any burning [...]

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