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Monday March 30th 2015

‘Email A Counsellor’ Archives

Proposal for launch of job portal for our unemployed PMETs

Proposal for launch of job portal for our unemployed PMETs

Hi Gilbert, I actually do admire what you do at Transitioning.org. I also have had the opportunity to read through some of the cases where you have assisted the less fortunate in finding [...]

Single mother struggling with low income and lack of adequate housing option

Single mother struggling with low income and lack of adequate housing option

Dear Mr Goh, I am writing to you as my sister (Ms B.M. Lim) and I are at our wits end with regards to our housing needs and we are unable to obtain any tangible help from either our PAP MPs or the [...]

Suicidal Jobless Generation Y PMET Lamenting About Horrible MLM Interview

Suicidal Jobless Generation Y PMET Lamenting About Horrible MLM Interview

Hi Gilbert How are you guys doing? I hope you are well. Just a quick update on my situation, just went for my follow-up with my psychiatrist last week, my depression is getting worst,  my [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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  [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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