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Jobless ex-IT Manager who used to earn $100,000/year applied for fast-food job

Jobless ex-IT Manager who used to earn $100,000/year  applied for fast-food job

Hi Gilbert, Thanks for posting two earlier mails on my jobless situation. I hope that the articles  have helped other jobless readers  caught in similar circumstances. I am penning another [...]

Reader wants access to paid professional career coaching

Reader wants access to paid professional career coaching

Dear Gilbert, I have been following your site on RSS feeds since 2009. It is heartening to know that there exists a network of professionals willing to provide career guidance to others during [...]

Ex-scholar of American University Reminiscing On Her Jobless Journey

Ex-scholar of American University Reminiscing On Her Jobless Journey

Kim, whose jobless story was featured in  Jobless Female Senior IT Manager Considers Leaving Singapore For Australia To Find Work, penned us the following personal  observation on her unemployment [...]

Engineer who used to earn $100,000 a year jobless for 20 months

Engineer who used to earn $100,000 a year jobless for 20 months

We recently conducted an email interview with a jobless engineer and here is his reply:- How long were you jobless? I have been jobless for 20 months as of Oct 2010. What is your past [...]

Jobless Female Senior IT Manager Considers Leaving Singapore For Australia To Find Work

Jobless Female Senior IT Manager Considers Leaving Singapore For Australia To Find Work

Hi Gilbert, I used to work as  a senior IT manager and  has been looking for employment for the past two years. I was laid off  because of factory closure and have faced tremendous [...]

Female reader in mixed marriage contemplating separation

Female reader in mixed marriage contemplating separation

Dear Gilbert, I came across your website and decided to write to you because I have been toiling with the idea of breaking free for awhile now. Too many issues have gone unresolved for my [...]

Lamentations of a jobless blogger – my world is collapsing

Lamentations of a jobless blogger – my world is collapsing

Tuesday, October 12, 2010 My World Is Collapsing http://pkweksh.blogspot.com/ (reproduced with permission) Some days my world within seems collapsing... or near collapsed I have to be Lucky, [...]

Jobseeker Account Of A Day At The Job Fair

Jobseeker Account Of A Day At The Job Fair

A New Awakening Written by: Shafie Posted: 10/06/2010 by wheresmymanual in My Journal (reproduced with permission) I was at a job fair recently. I have a better idea of   the job market  [...]

Female reader with a masters engineering degree still jobless

Female reader with a masters engineering degree still jobless

Hi Gilbert,  Thank you very much for setting up transitioning.org website. It has been a great support to me whenever I feel depressed while searching for a job.  I'm Deborah (not her real [...]

PMET frustrated at unfair dismissal at work

PMET frustrated at unfair dismissal at work

Dear Mr Goh, I am going to be out of job soon and this  has being the lowest point of my working career. Let me elaborate further.   My current employer terminates my employment contract and [...]

Jobless PMET Collects Tin Cans To Survive

Jobless PMET Collects Tin Cans To Survive

We recently asked a jobless PMET reader ‚Äď Shafie - about ¬†his tin collection experience and his views on working abroad in Middle East. Below are his replies: Question: How many tin cans do [...]

Retrenched PMET anxious for the future

Retrenched PMET anxious for the future

Hi Gilbert, I'm in my mid 40s, married with kids  and  work at a  MNC for  many  years as a professional. I was retrenched recently and was  told that  my last day will be in the early [...]

Jobless Ex-RSAF Flight Warrant Officer Sold House to Survive

Jobless Ex-RSAF Flight Warrant Officer Sold House to Survive

Posted by: Danny Joshua ‚Äď Employ Singaporeans First! Online Petition http://www.petitiononline.com/mod_perl/signed.cgi?Employed&1 ‚ÄúThis is a very interesting country! ¬†I started my [...]

Reader seeking advice on retrenchment

Reader seeking advice on retrenchment

  Dear Gilbert  I was advised today that my position will be eliminated tomorrow.  Any advice is appreciated.  Thank you,   Franklin  *******************  Dear [...]

Reader devastated after job rejection

Reader devastated after job rejection

Hi Gilbert, Came across your  site after typing in 'job rejection' through google. I guess you're no stranger to this topic. Let me elaborate abit about my current situation. I  worked with [...]

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