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Request for project manager with profit sharing in carpentry business

Request for project manager with profit sharing in carpentry business

Dear Mr Goh, I have been following your website for quite some time now and I have come to realise that many of us Singaporeans have been facing retrenchment issues when coming to our 40s. My [...]

Bak Kut Teh owner looking for partnership from Singaporeans

Bak Kut Teh owner looking for partnership from Singaporeans

Hi Gilbert, I applaud you for your effort to help the unemployed and underemployed Singaporeans with your support site. I am a Singaporean and I will like to help fellow Singaporeans. A quick [...]

Reader advocating for our jobless PMETs to job search abroad

Reader advocating for our jobless PMETs to job search abroad

Hi Gilbert, My mind was seriously disturbed by the many stories on your blog affecting the local Singaporeans, especially those who have been unemployed for two years but still chose to stay on [...]

The Cab Ride I’ll Never Forget

The Cab Ride I’ll Never Forget

There was a time in my life twenty years ago when I was driving a cab for a living. It was a cowboy’s life, a gambler’s life, a life for someone who wanted no boss, constant movement and the [...]

7 Ways To Recession-Proof Your Job

7 Ways To Recession-Proof Your Job

This post first appeared here on 15 April 2010. 7 Ways To Recession-Proof Your Job Written by: Gilbert Goh I have heard from many friends that they fear for their job. Every month, someone [...]

Four Major Hurdles Faced By Our Jobless Matured PMETs

Four Major Hurdles Faced By Our Jobless Matured PMETs

This article first appeared here in May 23, 2010 Four  Major Hurdles  Faced By Our Jobless Matured PMETs Written by: Gilbert Goh Introduction According to the latest statistical report [...]

How I Cope With My Joblessness

How I Cope With My Joblessness

Hi Gilbert, I have been visiting the transitioning website for almost 6 months now. Recently, I read from the comments that there seem to be a shift towards other issues such as racial [...]

10 Things They Don’t Tell You In Business School

10 Things They Don’t Tell You In Business School

Listen up, budding Masters Of The Universe, and all those who dream of walking their path to wealth, power and spacious summer homes. At many business schools, boot-camp week–where the [...]

12 Things My Grandmother Told Me Before She Died

12 Things My Grandmother Told Me Before She Died

post written by: Marc 12 Things My Grandmother Told Me Before She Died When my grandmother, Zelda, passed away a few years ago at the age of 90, she left me with a box of miscellaneous items from [...]

How To Support Someone Who’s Lost His Job

How To Support Someone Who’s Lost His Job

How To Support Someone Who's Lost His Job Written by: Elizabeth Killingsworth  http://www.huffingtonpost.com Posted: September 13, 2010 09:08 AM When you lose your job, you go through a [...]

Exclusive Warren Buffett – A Few Lessons for Investors and Managers

Exclusive Warren Buffett – A Few Lessons for Investors and Managers

“This looks good — as close as I’ve ever look to George Clooney.” – Warren Buffett. (Illustration credit: Monica Bevelin) “It’s a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept [...]

10 Success Principles We Often Forget (Marc & Angel)

10 Success Principles We Often Forget (Marc & Angel)

Sometimes we find ourselves running in place, struggling to get ahead simply because we forget to address some of the basic success principles that govern our potential to make progress.  So [...]

Rapid Growth in Singapore’s Immigrant Population Brings Policy Challenges

Rapid Growth in Singapore’s Immigrant Population Brings Policy Challenges

  By Brenda S.A. Yeoh and Weiqiang Lin National University of Singapore April 2012 The history and fortunes of Singapore, an island nation between Malaysia and Indonesia, have always [...]

Is Lack of Creativity to be Blamed for Our Poor Entrepreneurial Spirit?

Is Lack of Creativity to be Blamed for Our Poor Entrepreneurial Spirit?

Few years ago, I remembered receiving a book  – The World Is Flat written by Thomas L Friedman – from my Chief Executive  when I joined a government agency. The agency was tasked to help the [...]

To Counteract Job Search Blues, Volunteer (New York Times 10 Sep)

To Counteract Job Search Blues, Volunteer (New York Times 10 Sep)

The Search To Counteract Job Search Blues, Volunteer   Published: September 10, 2009 As I wrote in a recent column, being unemployed after a layoff can take a serious [...]

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