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Monday February 27th 2017

‘Email A Counsellor’ Archives

An Unfair Termination Story

An Unfair Termination Story

Hi Gilbert, Just wanna share my story with you. Anyway, please keep my name and email anonymous should you want to relate to your readers. Sometime in July this year, one of my ex-colleague [...]

Email From A Helpful Reader

Email From A Helpful Reader

  Hi Gilbert   I've often come across your letters to the forum, and recently stumbled upon Transitioning.Org. I hope things are fine with you.   I work as a professional headhunter, and [...]

Enquiry on credit card debts from a reader (25 Oct)

Enquiry on credit card debts from a reader (25 Oct)

Hi Gilbert Firstly, I would like to commend you on the website. It was a good read. :) I chanced upon it when I was googling for information. Basically, I have some questions about the impact [...]

Letter from a Jobless Lawyer in Penang (19 Oct)

Letter from a Jobless Lawyer in Penang (19 Oct)

Dear Gilbert, I just read your write-up on the prolonged unemployment subject and I believe I belonged to this group. I am from Penang, Malaysia and has been out of work for the past 2 years. I [...]

Email from a retrenched reader: felt betrayed (15 Oct)

Email from a retrenched reader: felt betrayed (15 Oct)

Dear Mr Goh, Many thanks for your encouragement in your web/ blog site. My name is Nick and have been just retrenched (07 Sep 2009).  Not only was it unexpected, this job was introduced and [...]

Email from a jobless reader: philosophical dilemma (9 Oct)

Email from a jobless reader: philosophical dilemma (9 Oct)

Hi Mr Goh Was wondering if you could spare me a few moments of your time to help me with this philosophical phase of my dilemma:- Having gone through two "dry periods" in which I have been [...]

Request for assistance from someone making a career switch (23 Sep)

Request for assistance from someone making a career switch (23 Sep)

Dear friends I am a recently umemployed fellow just like one of you. I am now a self employed real estate professional both for passion and making an honest living. I am hoping you can help [...]

Tips from someone who was jobless for a year (23 Sep)

Tips from someone who was jobless for a year (23 Sep)

Dear All, I was  transitioning during the period when  Lehman Brothers collapsed and was  searching for work for about a year. I just found a job three months ago. I have a few tips to [...]

Letter from a Singapore PR reader (8 Sep)

Dear Mr Gilbert Goh, I am a reader of the TOC (The Online Citizen) and I understand that you  have been wrtting articles on how to cope with unemployment. I am a Spore PR from Indonesa and I [...]

Email from a jobless Singaporean who bought my book (20 Aug)

Email from a jobless Singaporean who bought my book (20 Aug)

Dearest Gilbert I purchased your book today at 7pm while I was by chance at the MPH bookshop at city hall. I could not put it down. I completed reading by 1.30am today. Though I did not went [...]

Email From A Jobless Reader In India

Email From A Jobless Reader In India

Hi  Gilbert, Going through your article,  I could feel exactly what you have been through.....your article seems to echo the exact emotion and turmoil that I  am going through right now. I [...]

A Letter From A Recently Retrenched PMET (17 Aug)

A Letter From A Recently Retrenched PMET (17 Aug)

Hi Gilbert How are you? Trust you are  feeling ok. We must let the PM know the  message below since he made a National Day speech on the topic. It makes no sense for the Ministry of Manpower [...]

Another letter from a jobless reader

Another letter from a jobless reader

Good morning bro! How are things with you lately? By the way, how is your new book coming up? Lately, I have been very busy with my daughter at home tending to her daily needs & by night time [...]

Letter from a desperate jobless reader

Letter from a desperate jobless reader

Hi Gilbert My name is Patrick (name changed). I’m a 33 year old Singaporean who is unemployed. The worst part is I just got married last year when I was doing well. Sadly, my marriage broke up [...]

Email From A Retrenched PMET

Email From A Retrenched PMET

Hi Gilbert Believe you must have been getting many such emails everyday. First, via good faith -  Rank Books I came to know you... I saw,  bought and read your book - "How to survive [...]

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