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Our toothless consumers and workers rights groups – CASE and TAFEP

Our toothless consumers and workers rights groups – CASE and TAFEP

When ComfortDelgro decided to raise its flag-up fare recently, I knew that it would be a done deal. All along, consumers have nowhere to take their fight to and the enraged population could only [...]

“A Filipino HR manager wanted me to bring in as many foreigners as possible at Kanken Techno!”

“A Filipino HR manager wanted me to bring in as many foreigners as possible at Kanken Techno!”

Dear Gilbert Give me some time to ponder on your questions. Some answers given might be very complex and not so straight forward. For instance when I was granted an interview, on surface, it is [...]

Malay considering filing legal charges against Lee Kuan Yew’s Hard Truths

Malay considering filing legal charges against Lee Kuan Yew’s Hard Truths

  Thanks Suki for agreeing to respond to our questions on Lee Kuan Yew's book "Hard Truths"  which was  declared as haram. Transitioning: What actually is a haram book by Islamic [...]

Temasek Holdings subsidiary Certis CISCO only wants PRC applicants for project engineer position!

Temasek Holdings subsidiary Certis CISCO only wants PRC applicants for project engineer position!

Latest: Jobstreet has taken down the offending content from the advertisement  but we are  able to provide a screenshot of the original indiscriminating advertisement below. Certis [...]

Whistle blower: “Indian IT director replaced all local staff with his own people!”

Whistle blower: “Indian IT director replaced all local staff with his own people!”

Hi, thank you Francis for agreeing to complete our interview questions regarding work place bullying. First of all, can you tell us abit about yourself e.g. your age, qualification and work [...]

Jobless PMET: “Very meaningless for me to fight my demon day in and out.”

Jobless PMET: “Very meaningless for me to fight my demon day in and out.”

Hi Gilbert, Allow me to thank you for starting a service like this for the needy. Honestly, I felt somewhat better knowing that someone is actually listening to people with a variety of [...]

7 Deadly Sins of Creativity

7 Deadly Sins of Creativity

November 27th, 2011 @ 1:48 pm  by: Marc Creativity is not just for artists and poets.  Everybody has the potential to exercise their creative mind – to innovate new ways of accomplishing things [...]

Malay PMET Unhappy With Interview Held At National Environment Agency

Malay PMET Unhappy With Interview Held At National Environment Agency

Dear Mr Noor Firdaus, We refer to your email dated 14 Nov 2011. We understand your concerns on the group interview and would like to assure you that proper screening has been done before and [...]

Married PMET: “It is definitely a choice and the motivation is love.”

Married PMET: “It is definitely a choice and the motivation is love.”

We continue our series on why Singaporeans  shy away from tying the knot. We want to thank Chillax for completing the questionnaire on relationship but  he is happily married now... Describe [...]

SME Employer: “We may have to close down due to a lack of workers.”

SME Employer: “We may have to close down due to a lack of workers.”

Seldom do we hear from the employer's side when it comes to their hiring problem. We are fortunate to have one brave employer from the small and medium enterprise who is willing to complete our [...]

Ministry Of Manpower’s Reply To Our Enquiry On Unemployment Data

Ministry Of Manpower’s Reply To Our Enquiry On Unemployment Data

Dear Mr Goh, We refer to your email of 11 November 2011 to Minister of State, Mr Tan Chuan-Jin. 2.            The World Bank’s figures for Singapore’s unemployment rate primarily [...]

Singaporean Banker: “I feel ashamed of my pink IC now!”

Singaporean Banker: “I feel ashamed of my pink IC now!”

Hi Gilbert, How are you? Hope you are doing fine. I've been a follower of Trasitioning.org and everytime I visited the website, I always left with a heavy heart. This is true. To be [...]

Our Stingy Heartless Nanny: Why Some Needy Families Not Seeking Assistance At CDCs

Our Stingy Heartless Nanny: Why Some Needy Families Not Seeking Assistance At CDCs

Editor's Note: This article first appeared here on 10 Dec 2010. By Radha Basu, Senior Correspondent (ST Nov 19, 2011) There is a range of government help available for people at the bottom of the [...]

Singaporean technician ostracised by Filipino workers who spoke mainly tagalog at work

Singaporean technician ostracised by Filipino workers who spoke mainly tagalog at work

Hi all…I am a Singaporean male, facing the current problem of having  too many foreign workers at the work place. Let me tell you my story at the work place. I have no issue competing [...]

Foreign Doctors Want A Job In Singapore – Here Are Their Top 12 Reasons

Foreign Doctors Want A Job In Singapore – Here Are Their Top 12 Reasons

Editor's Note: Last year, 60% of doctors registered in Singapore belonged to foreigners.  This is a worrying sign and it shows how our government falls short of trying to use meritocracy as a way [...]

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