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Female engineering degree holders condemned to work in management role or deskbound job?

Female engineering degree holders condemned to work in management role or deskbound job?

Dear Gilbert, www.transitioning.org has been a great resource in helping me with my job search, thank you so much for the platform. I am currently looking for a job in the engineering sector [...]

PMET didn’t clear probation and joined the unemployment rank again

PMET didn’t clear probation and joined the unemployment rank again

Hi Gilbert, Good afternoon. My name is Ben (name changed), as per my situation explained below, I am currently unemployed. I have been an Academic Support Officer at a local company that is [...]

Returning Singaporean jobless and his advice to us: LEAVE Singapore

Returning Singaporean jobless and his advice to us: LEAVE Singapore

  I am also one of those who have been working out of Singapore for the past 7 plus years. Frankly after being away for so long, I do not think I will ever be able to work in Singapore [...]

Jobless banker who earn more than $250,000/annum frustrated with government agencies

Jobless banker who earn more than $250,000/annum frustrated with government agencies

Hi Gilbert I had not been accessing this email for a while - created this email only for communications for you because I wanted a veil. Logged in today because I read your interview, a couple [...]

Interview with jobless banker: more restriction on foreign manpower hiring

Interview with jobless banker: more restriction on foreign manpower hiring

First of all, thanks for allowing us to interview you online Simon and can you provide us with some background information about yourself? I have been in the banking industry for the past 15 years [...]

Useless MOM whistle-blowing on Vietnamese IT project manager using tourist visa

Useless MOM whistle-blowing on Vietnamese IT project manager using tourist visa

Hi Gilbert I actually did a whistle blow on the tourist visit pass of a IT project manager from Vietnam not long ago. I submitted all the evidence to MOM even with the facebook photo as proof, [...]

Secondment abuse by MNC in Singapore ensures Singaporeans have no jobs

Secondment abuse by MNC in Singapore ensures Singaporeans have no jobs

Hi Gilbert I understand that MNCs having an overseas presence can transfer  their foreign PMET employee headcount to Singapore to work using training passes issued by the MOM. I am referring [...]

Banker returned to Singapore from Hong Kong without a job and regretting it

Banker returned to Singapore from Hong Kong without a job and regretting it

Dear Gilbert, I chanced upon your website recently while surfing the net for job openings. I have been jobless for the past 6 months. I left my banking job in Hong Kong to return to Singapore for [...]

42-year-old jobless PMET concerned about 1 1/2-hour commuting time to work with ex-company

42-year-old jobless PMET concerned about 1 1/2-hour commuting time to work with ex-company

Hi Gilbert, thanks alot for your prompt response. Yes, I can sense the tight job market. Having searched for the past 3 months, I could see the reality that it's quite impossible to find a job [...]

Distribution of free durians to needy families

Distribution of free durians to needy families

Hi Gilbert Good afternoon.  Hope you are fine. The durian season is soon upon us in Singapore and our almost 800 pickers are ready to go picking. As such, I wonder if you have a list of  [...]

Jobless 40s PMET retrenched 16 months ago wish for a Donald Trump leader

Jobless 40s PMET retrenched 16 months ago wish for a Donald Trump leader

Frankly, what this nation need is minimum wage of $15/hr to sustain our cost of living today. And also limit legal work hour to 40 hours work week from 44hrs. Not only the private sector [...]

10 Problems Faced by Project Integration Foreigners

10 Problems Faced by Project Integration Foreigners

Problem 1: Foreigners making more money than locals The future scene states that foreigners enjoy fine-dining in Marina Bay neighbourhood while locals lament the cost of increasing hawker food. [...]

Ex-JC physics teacher jobless and survive by giving tuition

Ex-JC physics teacher jobless and survive by giving tuition

Hi Gilbert, I am an experienced Physics JC teacher who has just quitted from service without a job Would appreciate it if you could help me secure full time or part time jobs. I've applied [...]

Desperate PMET found job as a retail asst and earn much less from her previous $5000

Desperate PMET found job as a retail asst and earn much less from her previous $5000

Hi Gilbert Anyway I've found employment at a retailer as a shop assistant. While I'm glad I finally found a job,  it's a far cry from my previous salary and job scope. My husband kept [...]

American expat enquiring on where to stay with rental budget of $4000/month

American expat enquiring on where to stay with rental budget of $4000/month

Hi - hope I followed the template correctly. My fiancée and I are both in our mid-20's, American, and have lived in London for the last 3 years. In 2 weeks, we are moving to Singapore and will [...]

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