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How to survive in China – a practical business experience

How to survive in China – a practical business experience

PS:- Thanks all for posting birthday greetings on my facebook page - I saw them on my yahoo mail from facebook reminder. I can't post anything on my facebook page as I am still in China and facebook [...]

Under employed PMET: “These past few years have really been hard on us.”

Under employed PMET: “These past few years have really been hard on us.”

Dear Gilbert I stumbled on transitioning.org only today. Didn’t know there's  a support group for unemployed citizens like me! It’s a good thing what you’re doing here and I thank you for [...]

Why Many Singaporeans Are Irked By Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s Remark on Foreign Talents

Why Many Singaporeans Are Irked By Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s Remark on Foreign Talents

Frankly, I was slightly surprised at the strong reaction of Singaporeans towards Mr Lee Kuan Yew's comment on the issue of foreign talents: "Foreign talent allows Singaporeans to punch above its [...]

Wuhan Update – “Your putong hua is not bad!”

Wuhan Update – “Your putong hua is not bad!”

I took a deserved rest today after working flat out for the past few days. However,  I will be seeing someone tomorrow (Sunday) but it will be more relaxed than normal as the business session [...]

How working abroad has toughened me up…

How working abroad has toughened me up…

I couldn't help but wondered whether  there will be a place that is warmer and more humid than Singapore until I came to Wuhan, China on a sunny summer afternoon yesterday. I am glad to represent [...]

Young PMET Lady in MICE Industry Concerned About Work Life Balance

Young PMET Lady in MICE Industry Concerned About Work Life Balance

Hello Gilbert I chanced upon your website and thought your team could shed some light onto my situation. Unlike others who have sought advice from you, I'm neither unemployed nor depressed, but [...]

Survey on unemployment in Singapore

Survey on unemployment in Singapore

Dear Friends,   Transitioning.Org is currently  conducting a mass survey on unemployment in Singapore.  It will take about ten minutes to complete the survey.   We hope to receive a hundred [...]

Are Singaporeans too compliant for their own good?

Are Singaporeans too compliant for their own good?

I was really troubled this week  after speaking with a friend over lunch. He told me that he is the only Singaporean working in his GLC office – together with twenty other Indians. I was [...]

“Why should I pay maintenance if I can’t even see my children at all?”

“Why should I pay maintenance if I can’t even see my children at all?”

Abdullah cut a forlorn figure at the family court as Andrew and I accompanied  him to the court chamber on a warm Tuesday afternoon. Andrew is the founder and ex chief editor of TOC. I decided to [...]

31-Year-Old Female Insurance Agent Seeking Justice For Errant Practices

31-Year-Old Female Insurance Agent Seeking Justice For Errant Practices

Dear Gilbert,   I stumbled upon your site and am glad that I can post questions and probably get some good advice.   I am 31 years of age, female and works as an insurance agent in one of the [...]

Take courage – don’t let Gilbert stand alone

Take courage – don’t let Gilbert stand alone

Andrew Loh Telling stories of Singaporeans Take courage – don’t let Gilbert [...]

Registration Opens For Third Entrepreneurial Event on 1st July (Fri) at 3pm

Registration Opens For Third Entrepreneurial Event on 1st July (Fri) at 3pm

Registration is open for our third entrepreneurial event to be held on 1st July (Fri) at 3pm. The event is free of charge  and will be for two hours.  There are only thirty seats available. Our [...]

How to be more confident by accepting these 4 transforming beliefs

How to be more confident by accepting these 4 transforming beliefs

Posted: 24 Jun 2011 11:30 PM PDT This is a guest post from Allison Nelms If you’re like me, you have trouble feeling confident sometimes. Slowly but surely, I’ve been learning how to gain [...]

“What is wrong with my family?”

“What is wrong with my family?”

I am the father of  a 5-year-old daughter and 9-year old son. I am 46 years old and my wife is 42. My wife and myself are considering divorce because I really can’t take it anymore. Despite [...]

Mr Tan Kin Lian – Presidential candidate – will be speaking at Singaporeans First Event

Mr Tan Kin Lian – Presidential candidate – will be speaking at Singaporeans First Event

Latest update: Mr Tan Kin Lian - Presidential candidate - will be speaking at the event. Transitioning.Org is planning  a second event at Speakers' Corner, Hong Lim Park on 25th June (Sat) at [...]

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