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EP Holder in MNC Bank: “90% of the work force are Indians and I am sexually harassed by my Swiss boss!”

EP Holder in MNC Bank: “90% of the work force are Indians and I am sexually harassed by my Swiss boss!”

Hi Gilbert,  Thanks very much for the work done in transitioning!    I have never really mentioned this to you before but the Indian politics in the floor I am in is amazing.  I have to agree [...]

Online interview on policy of using foreigners to arrest low birth rate

Online interview on policy of using foreigners to arrest low birth rate

  Our government is trying to bring in at least 20,000 new citizens each year in the hope of arresting the low birth rate here.  Transitioning is carrying out a qualitative survey on the [...]

Truth about Singapore Management University: Elitist, muggerish and overcompetitive

Truth about Singapore Management University: Elitist, muggerish and overcompetitive

  Hi, I have graduated from SMU for almost three years. To be honest, I don’t have any sentimental or nostalgic feelings for  the school. Rather, I feel detached. Truthfully, the [...]

Singaporeans – do you feel like you are being replaced by foreigners in your own country?

Singaporeans – do you feel like you are being replaced by foreigners in your own country?

  As the recent Labour day festivities ended and life returns  back to normal for most Singaporeans after the super-long weekend,  I was left pondering about the  labour-day speech made by our [...]

Personalised Employment Pass (PEP) Holders Can Hold Multiple Jobs!

Personalised Employment Pass (PEP) Holders Can Hold Multiple Jobs!

The government has recently announced the new Personalised Employment Pass (PEP) which allows foreign talents to stay here for a good five years in the hope that they will convert into citizens.  [...]

Whistler blower: “Out of twelve staff, there are 6 Filipinos, 2 Indians, 2 Malaysians and only two Singaporeans!”

Whistler blower: “Out of twelve staff, there are 6 Filipinos, 2 Indians, 2 Malaysians and only two Singaporeans!”

  16 Apr 2012   Attn: Ms Chong-Tan Sok Peng Senior Labour Relations Officer, Employment Standards Dept Labour Relations & Workplaces Division Ministry of Manpower (MOM)    RE:  [...]

Indian IT Professional Suffering from Office Bullying

Indian IT Professional Suffering from Office Bullying

  Hi Gilbert,   I am an IT Professional and this is my true story. In 2007, I came from India to work for one of the public sector projects in Singapore. During the initial settling phase [...]

26-year-old Malay lady with diploma in fashion struggling with prolonged unemployment

26-year-old Malay lady with diploma in fashion struggling with prolonged unemployment

April 20 Hi Gilbert, I came across your website and have nothing but wonderful things to say about it. I am glad that I'm not the only one who faces long-termed  unemployment. I hope you [...]

Five reasons why I organised the nationwide F & B boycott in May

Five reasons why I organised the nationwide F & B boycott in May

Many people have asked me why I organised the nationwide F & B boycott for the whole month of May. The boycott will target F & B outlets which hire more than 10 people and 80% of [...]

Attend the launch of nationwide F & B boycott on 1st May 1.30pm to 3.00pm at Curry Cafe #B1-42 The Central Clark Quay

Attend the launch of nationwide F & B boycott on 1st May 1.30pm to 3.00pm at Curry Cafe #B1-42 The Central Clark Quay

Dear Singaporeans, Transitioning wants to thank  many of our readers who have make a stand and participate in the first-ever nationwide boycott of F & B outlets which  hire more than 80% [...]

Nationwide Boycott of F & B Outlets That Hire More Than 80% of Foreigners in Month of May

Nationwide Boycott of F & B Outlets That Hire More Than 80% of Foreigners in Month of May

Dear Singaporeans, Transitioning is organising a nation-wide boycott of F & B outlets that hire  more than 80% foreign  workers in  their workforce in the month of May. A few popular [...]

My Lousy Pay Check!

My Lousy Pay Check!

Dear Readers, By now most of us would have heard of Prof Lim's infamous wage shock call - meant to improve the pay check of those who earn $1500 and below. More than 400,000 Singaporeans earned [...]

Reader unhappy with poor service shown by OpenNet foreign workers

Reader unhappy with poor service shown by OpenNet foreign workers

Dear Gilbert, I follow your Facebook articles on problems faced by our local PMETs. Now I can see  how arrogant our  FTs have  become - once they dominate  the  IT industry [...]

30-year-old jobless PMET with a masters degree sent out 500 job applications to no avail

30-year-old jobless PMET with a masters degree sent out 500 job applications to no avail

Dear Sir, My name is Ramesh. I am 30 years old and unemployed.  I have completed my Masters of Science in Management from Anglia Ruskin University,England. I also have a Bachelor's Degree, [...]

55-year-old jobless Australian Chinese with masters degree switched to cab driving

55-year-old jobless Australian Chinese with masters degree switched to cab driving

Seldom do we have the priviledge of hearing first-hand from someone foreign who is facing unemployment issue back in their own country. Today, we have the precious opportunity to hear from a [...]

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