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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 [...]

I’m so cheap, my dignity costs only seven dollars!

I’m so cheap, my dignity costs only seven dollars!

I’m so cheap, my dignity costs only seven dollars! Posted: 07/22/2010 by wheresmymanual in My Journal (reprinted with permission) The recent heavy rains have really affected my aluminum can [...]

Expat unhappy about $17,000/month salary package

Expat unhappy about $17,000/month salary package

  Do you feel cheated with your existing expat package? (ExpatSingapore forum) Posted by: Feel Cheated  on 30 September 2010, 9:10:25 am 3 years ago, I was offered a back office [...]

Young IT Graduate Caught in Office Politics

Young IT Graduate Caught in Office Politics

Hi Gilbert,  Deeply appreciated your fast response, I am glad I received your generous help, really got nobody to turn to. Do you need my resume? I have not been updating since 2 years [...]

Email Interview with a 30-Year-Old Ex-teacher

Email Interview with a 30-Year-Old Ex-teacher

 Hi Gilbert, I chanced upon your website helping fellow Singaporeans to overcome their unemployment issues. I have been seeking job opportunities after leaving the educational sector 1.5 years [...]

Desperate journey of a jobless reader

Desperate journey of a jobless reader

This letter was first published here on  18 April 2010. Hi Gilbert,   Really,  I would advise  that your readers  get some  valid skills certification such as forklift operation, crane [...]

Indian national wanted to renounce Singapore citizenship for CPF monies

Indian national wanted to renounce Singapore citizenship for CPF monies

Posted by bsyaja  in Singaporeexpats.com http://forum.singaporeexpats.com/ftopic62107.html Hi, I am a registered Singapore citizen and I am currently residing in India and have decided to [...]

Wife left me because of my lower pay package

Wife left me because of my lower pay package

My name is Peter and I am 46 years old. My wife and I now live separately and the divorce will be finalised after 3 years of separation according to the Singapore’s divorce law. I honestly did [...]

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