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Our PMET Tin Collector Now Works Three Jobs in Order to Survive

Our PMET Tin Collector Now Works Three Jobs in Order to Survive

Hi Shafie, First of all, congrats on finally securing a job position, can you tell us abit more on the job nature and salary if possible? I am now working 3 jobs actually. During the day I [...]

Malay ex-software engineer’s heart-wrenching jobless story

Malay ex-software engineer’s heart-wrenching jobless story

Dear Gilbert, I am in my late thirties and worked previously as a software engineer for six years in a local company.   I have a bachelor degree in  Internet Science and [...]

Jobless single mum graduate disappointed with $1500 job offer

Jobless single mum graduate disappointed with $1500 job offer

We published the email exchange involving a jobless single mum graduate who felt disappointed on the low salary  that a local company has offered for a entry level job without first checking [...]

US ex-banker used to earn US$120,000 now survives on US$300/week welfare

US ex-banker used to earn US$120,000 now survives on US$300/week welfare

Hello Gilbert, Thank you for your quick response. I've ¬†begun reading your ebook ‚ÄúHow to survive unemployment‚ÄĚ and I feet a bit better. I'm grateful for any assistance you can provide [...]

Jobless man made homeless and penniless by court’s decision after divorce

Jobless man made homeless and penniless by court’s decision after divorce

First of all, tell us abit about yourself - how long were you married and any kids? Twenty one ¬†years of marriage with 3 kids -¬† girl ‚Äď 19 , boy - 16¬†¬† and another boy - 14.¬† I am fifty [...]

Young female manager felt marginalised in a male-dominated work environment

Young female manager felt marginalised in a male-dominated work environment

Hi Gilbert, How are  you? I am  still at my current job but really working unhappily.  Lately,  in my company, a lot of opportunities were given to my male colleagues like attending [...]

Singaporean House Dad Struggling in His Role

Singaporean House Dad Struggling in His Role

Hi Ricky, Thanks for granting us this online interview and I heard that you are a house dad.  Here's the questionaire -  feel free to answer them as detailed as possible:- 1. First of all, [...]

PMET jobless for 15 months keen to explore working abroad

PMET jobless for 15 months keen to explore working abroad

We recently did an online interview with a jobless PMET:- 1. Hi Joshua, first of all thanks for agreeing to be interviewed - how long have you been  jobless by the way? I have been  jobless [...]

Jobless man lost his family, home and will to live

Jobless man lost his family, home and will to live

Hi Gilbert, I saw your e-mail address on Transitioning.org. It reads: "Feeling lost, depressed and desperate while jobless?" Yes.  I am VERY lost and isolated.  When I lost my job TWO [...]

Jobless Aussie PR devastated after Singaporean model wife left him for a richer man

Jobless Aussie PR devastated after Singaporean model wife left him for a richer man

Dear Gilbert,  I never imagine that I could send you this email. I'm completely lost and I need your help.  Here is my story:- I'm a Aussie PR since 2006. I met my girlfriend in March 2004. [...]

Graduate single mum jobless for two years now giving tuition to survive

Graduate single mum jobless for two years now giving tuition to survive

We have recently conducted an¬† email interview with a single mum ‚Äď Joanne, who is ¬†jobless for two years. Her husband has¬† abandoned¬†the family ¬†a year ago. She is currently trying out¬† [...]

The PMET Can Collector Speaks…

The PMET Can Collector Speaks…

  Written by:  Shafie My profile of being an aluminium can collector was posted on a few online sites recently. As usual, there were some negative comments but it was the positive ones [...]

Swiss Expat Wants Full Custody of Kids After Divorce With Singaporean Malay Ex-wife

Swiss Expat Wants Full Custody of Kids After Divorce With Singaporean Malay Ex-wife

Hi Gilbert, I am in the final stage of my divorce - about a week away from my decree absolute. We have two children, a girl nine and a boy six. Both are staying with their mother at  the [...]

Jobless Engineer Suddenly Received Three Job offers Within A Week

Jobless Engineer Suddenly Received Three Job offers Within A Week

¬† Hi ¬†Darren, First of all, congrats for the following three job offers that you have received within a short period ‚Äď that‚Äôs fantastic! 1. Ops Manager - Cambodia. 2. ¬†Manager - [...]

Jobless IT PMET Gutted At Rejection By URA As Car Park Executive

Jobless IT PMET Gutted At Rejection By URA As Car Park Executive

Hi Gilbert, Just want to  hear your input/comment regarding the following  job application.  I'm more than willing to work for such  a job if given the opportunity:- Executive Officer [...]

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