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Why discriminate against local tennis coaches?

Why discriminate against local tennis coaches?

Dear Mr Gilbert I hope you can share my story. It is very tough for Singapore tennis coaches to survive in Singapore. There are very little tennis courts in Singapore. Many of the courts are [...]

Housewife with twin babies struggling with 5 more days of milk powder and seeking help

Housewife with twin babies struggling with 5 more days of milk powder and seeking help

Hi Mr Gilbert, I was wondering if you are still giving a helping hand to people in need. Currently I am in quite a bad shape. I know you have helped me before for a few months and I have [...]

Unemployed graduate turns to Uber driving and recommending it to the rest

Unemployed graduate turns to Uber driving and recommending it to the rest

Dear Gilbert, Good day! Many many years ago I wrote to you to complain about how I wasn’t able to get a job in the SG  job market and looking back , now I am 100 % convinced that our G is [...]

Bukit Batok by-election loss: What next Dr Chee Soon Juan?

Bukit Batok by-election loss: What next Dr Chee Soon Juan?

Dr Chee Soon Juan suffers yet another debilitating defeat losing the Bukit Batok by-election by a massive 12% though he improves on the SDP previous candidate's result in GE 2015 by 10%. Many [...]

The psychology of voting – Bukit Batok by-election

The psychology of voting – Bukit Batok by-election

I attended the SDP rally last night at Bukit Batok and didn't realise that it was the first time that I have ever attended a rally from the opposition giant. My foray into the previous elections [...]

Seven reasons why Singaporeans are not entrepreneurial enough

Seven reasons why Singaporeans are not entrepreneurial enough

Education minister Mr Heng Swee Keat pointed out yesterday  that our Singaporean workers  lack drive and the confidence to venture out of their comfort zone. These are the very qualities that [...]

Asst engineer who became production technician quit midway and made to pay penalty

Asst engineer who became production technician quit midway and made to pay penalty

Hi Gilbert, Good day to you Sir. First came to know about your website through a friend social network media. Understand that you are doing for a good cause for the unemployed locals. I have [...]

Young couple struggling with high cost of living and requesting assistance

Young couple struggling with high cost of living and requesting assistance

Hi Gilbert, I hope this email find you well. This is the first time I’m writing to you. I am a 26 years old lady with 2 kids age 3 and 1. My husband is a freelance driver. Recently, we [...]

Desperate PMET left with only $4 in Eazilink and seeking help

Desperate PMET left with only $4 in Eazilink and seeking help

Hi Gilbert How have you been? I just found a job,  finished my 2nd day at work and manage to get a place to stay. It took me months before I managed to get a job as a limo driver driving Uber [...]

Labour day event – serving Singaporeans first

Labour day event – serving Singaporeans first

Dear Fellow Singaporeans, As Singapore prepares for another tough year ahead, narrowly missing a technical recession during Q3 last year, much has also happened on the domestic front - more on [...]

Re-employed lady PMET in her 30s jobless again after 6 months and feeling lost

Re-employed lady PMET in her 30s jobless again after 6 months and feeling lost

Hi Gilbert, I have wrote in to you before on seeking advice about 2 years back. After I have contacted you and went for a short counselling session, soon I found a job in Singapore however the [...]

European jobseeker enquiring on HIV medical test for pre-employment criterion

European jobseeker enquiring on HIV medical test for pre-employment criterion

Dear Mr. Goh I hope this email finds you well. I am sending you this email seeking your assistance. I have to be honest with you as you are the 2nd person after my consult I am disclosing [...]

University graduate became a home cleaner but with a happy ending

University graduate became a home cleaner but with a happy ending

Hello Gilbert, I hope this mail  finds you well. I am an avid admirer of the works you are doing and a regular reader of the posts on your website. Through the posts by your readers, I [...]

48-year-old IT specialist jobless since August last year with internet/phone cut off

48-year-old IT specialist jobless since August last year with internet/phone cut off

Hi Gilbert, I sincerely hope you could help me as I'm at wits end. I'm 48 now and been out of job since last August. Worse is my new house is coming and I am penniless. I've been trying [...]

Local PMET replaced by Indian expat and requested for Ebook

Local PMET replaced by Indian expat and requested for Ebook

Hi Gilbert, My name is Leon. I have been retrenched last year since July 2015, and have since been looking out for job. I was doing some trading but it was not so consistent. As usual, the [...]

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