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Wednesday September 2nd 2015

‘Surviving unemployment’ Archives

Poll Reveals Trauma of Joblessness in U.S. (New York Times)

December 15, 2009 Poll Reveals Trauma of Joblessness in U.S. By MICHAEL LUO and MEGAN THEE-BRENAN More than half of the nation’s unemployed workers have borrowed money from friends or [...]

Out of work, and loving it (ST 21 Dec)

Dec 21, 2009 working life Out of work, and loving it Some laid-off Wall St workers find it liberating to get out of the rat race JUST PART OF THE BUSINESS 'To get laid off may just [...]

Motivational Quote For The Jobless (Earl Nightingale)

Motivational Quote For The Jobless (Earl Nightingale)

"The moment you decide on a goal to work toward, you're immediately a successful person. You are then in that rare and successful category of people who know where they're going. Out of every hundred [...]

7 habits of really happy people (Lyved)

7 habits of really happy people (Lyved)

7 habits of really happy people We all know that person. The one who is always laughing, crackin’ jokes, having fun, and just being happy, no matter what’s going on. Everyone is attracted [...]

Can There Be Good Things Coming Out Of A Recession?

Can There Be Good Things Coming Out Of A Recession?

Can There Be Good Things Coming Out of A Recession? Written by: Gilbert Goh This article first appeared here in March 09. Sometimes, because of the prevailing negativity surrounding a recession, [...]

Out of work, and Too Down to Search On (New York Times 9 Sep)

Out of work, and Too Down to Search On (New York Times 9 Sep)

By MICHAEL LUO Published: September 7, 2009 They were left out of the latest unemployment rate, as they are every month: millions of hidden casualties of the Great Recession who are not counted [...]

Feedback From Networking Support Group Participant

Feedback From Networking Support Group Participant

Gilbert Goh organised a transition networking  group session for transitioners to get together and share their thoughts. And its free of charge for 2hrs session in a nice comfy room in Middle [...]

How I Survive The Last Recession

How I Survive The Last Recession

This article was first posted here in Feb 09. Written by Gilbert Goh 11 Feb 2009 I count myself lucky to have survived two tough years of unemployment with mounting financial problems [...]

Good news from Transitioning Member: Found Job!

Good news from Transitioning Member: Found Job!

Congratulations to our transitioning member Quek, who found work after about 9 months of unemployment. There is finally light at the end of the dark tunnel...all this shall pass. Gilbert Dear [...]

Reacting To Job Loss – A case of mid life crisis (Pt 2) – AIPC

Reacting To Job Loss – A case of mid life crisis (Pt 2) – AIPC

This is Part 2 of a two-part special series on the emotional impact that unemployment can have on individuals, and how counsellors can assist clients who are currently experiencing feelings of grief [...]

Suicide Peak Ahead (ST, 22A pr)

Suicide Peak Ahead (ST, 22A pr)

Breaking News > Singapore > Story April 22, 2009 THE  ST INTERVIEW Suicide peak ahead By Susan Long, Enterprise Editor IF THE downturn deepens, Singapore should brace itself for a rise [...]

Slow down and smell the flowers (author unknown)

Slow down and smell the flowers (author unknown)

An excellent article to telling you why you should slow down and smell the Roses   It's been 18 years since I joined Volvo, a Swedish company. Working for them has proven to be an [...]

My last day at work

My last day at work

Today marksd the last day of work for me as a PT teacher as  my  contract is up. There is no more new class for me to teach. There is this feeling of fear and listlessness that suddenly grips [...]

Children Suffer Too During A Recession

Children Suffer Too During A Recession

Children often suffer from the impact of a parent being laid off at work  – especially if it is the breadwinner. Unfortunately, they are unable to articulate their grievances or consulted before [...]

Learn To Share Your Sorrows and Joys With Loved Ones

Learn To Share Your Sorrows and Joys With Loved Ones

Written by: Gilbert Goh Learn To Share Your Sorrows and Joys With Your Loved Ones – Be humble We must learn to share not only our joys but also sorrows with our loved ones. Often, due to [...]

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