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Jobless man lost his family, home and will to live

Jobless man lost his family, home and will to live

Hi Gilbert, I saw your e-mail address on Transitioning.org. It reads: "Feeling lost, depressed and desperate while jobless?" Yes.  I am VERY lost and isolated.  When I lost my job TWO [...]

Graduate single mum jobless for two years now giving tuition to survive

Graduate single mum jobless for two years now giving tuition to survive

We have recently conducted an  email interview with a single mum – Joanne, who is  jobless for two years. Her husband has  abandoned the family  a year ago. She is currently trying out  [...]

Three New Political Dynamics That May Influence The Outcome Of The Next General Election

Three New Political Dynamics That May Influence The Outcome Of The Next  General Election

  Written by: Gilbert Goh I am  glad to read from many socio-political blogs that the forthcoming election will be fiercely contested by opposition political parties. One sure certainty is [...]

Comparing civil service and private sector salary

Comparing civil service and private sector salary

This comment appeared in the article Compare civil service salary of forums.salary.sg Posted by: Perspective This is indeed a very interesting thread. I only worked for 7 months in the [...]

The PMET Can Collector Speaks…

The PMET Can Collector Speaks…

  Written by:  Shafie My profile of being an aluminium can collector was posted on a few online sites recently. As usual, there were some negative comments but it was the positive ones [...]

Account of a Singaporean Expat Working in Qatar

Account of a Singaporean Expat Working in Qatar

  This editted article was reproduced from the blog Days of living and working in Qatar with permission   Getting a job in Qatar   The whole world is currently undergoing a recession  [...]

Swiss Expat Wants Full Custody of Kids After Divorce With Singaporean Malay Ex-wife

Swiss Expat Wants Full Custody of Kids After Divorce With Singaporean Malay Ex-wife

Hi Gilbert, I am in the final stage of my divorce - about a week away from my decree absolute. We have two children, a girl nine and a boy six. Both are staying with their mother at  the [...]

Jobless Engineer Suddenly Received Three Job offers Within A Week

Jobless Engineer Suddenly Received Three Job offers Within A Week

  Hi  Darren, First of all, congrats for the following three job offers that you have received within a short period – that’s fantastic! 1. Ops Manager - Cambodia. 2.  Manager - [...]

The money-making machine of Singapore Inc

The money-making machine of Singapore Inc

October 30, 2010,  Sydney Morning Herald For one-party rule, the city-state has few peers, writes Eric Ellis. IN THE fomenting debate over Singapore Inc's bid to buy a most vital pillar of [...]

Jobless IT PMET Gutted At Rejection By URA As Car Park Executive

Jobless IT PMET Gutted At Rejection By URA As Car Park Executive

Hi Gilbert, Just want to  hear your input/comment regarding the following  job application.  I'm more than willing to work for such  a job if given the opportunity:- Executive Officer [...]

Singaporean workers not creative enough?

Singaporean workers not creative enough?

Singaporean workers not creative enough? Denial Tan says: October 28, 2010 at 10:03 pm This comment appeared in the article Globilisation - A Bane or Boon For Singaporeans? “However, if [...]

Fewer foreigners wanted in Singapore

Fewer foreigners wanted in Singapore

  Fewer foreigners wanted in Singapore By Megawati Wijaya, 28 Oct 2010 www.atimes.com/atimes/Southeast_Asia SINGAPORE - Singapore's open-door immigration policy for foreign labor is closing [...]

Jobless Ex-IT Specialist Applied for 800 Jobs Over 14 Months

Jobless Ex-IT Specialist Applied for 800 Jobs Over 14 Months

We recently conducted an online interview with a jobless female IT specialist and here is her reply:- 1. Tell us abit about yourself.   I am 37, single and a Malaysian Chinese. 2. How [...]

Jobless ex-IT Manager who used to earn $100,000/year applied for fast-food job

Jobless ex-IT Manager who used to earn $100,000/year  applied for fast-food job

Hi Gilbert, Thanks for posting two earlier mails on my jobless situation. I hope that the articles  have helped other jobless readers  caught in similar circumstances. I am penning another [...]

Views of A Singapore Migrant In Switzerland

Views of A Singapore Migrant In Switzerland

Desiree says: October 23, 2010 at 2:41 am  This comment appears in the article Singapore ‘average wealth per adult’ owned by less than 20% Rank Country Mean wealth per adult (in [...]

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