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Friday September 30th 2016

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Bankrupt-to-be fearful about future employment opportunities

Bankrupt-to-be fearful about future employment opportunities

Hi Gilbert, I chanced upon your website while doing some research on bankruptcy. My husband and I was personal guarantors for our company loans and we are considering bankruptcy. My fear is [...]

Female engineering graduate managed to get a job with WSH certificate on safety

Female engineering graduate managed to get a job with WSH certificate on safety

Hi Gilbert, Hope that you still remember me, I am that female engineer who felt disappointed with the engineering field. I’ve found a job in safety with the WSH certificate, an area which I have [...]

Malaysian workers applying for S-Pass but given EP instead

Malaysian workers applying for S-Pass but given EP instead

by sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 08 Sep 2016 1:03 pm It's no wonder Singaporean men are upset then. Especially when they find out that Malaysian men are being given EP's even for basic entrance [...]

Practical tips on resume writing and interview skills from a local PMET

Practical tips on resume writing and interview skills from a local PMET

Hi Gilbert, Can't contribute money to help your website so I hope some original articles can generate some traffic for you. I hope this article can help some of the jobless or underemployed [...]

Angel volunteer delivers baby products for sick woman who has no money to seek treatment

Angel volunteer delivers baby products for sick woman who has no money to seek treatment

Volunteer Report For Mdm Ana and family at Blk 512, Wellington Circle Sunday, 21 August 2016, 4 to 6pm Mdm Ana, in her early 30s, is a married mother with 2 kids. She is living in a rental flat [...]

Our new partner SnapJobs: a new handy apps for jobseekers

Our new partner SnapJobs: a new handy apps for jobseekers

Hi Gilbert, SnapJobs is a mobile app that helps jobseekers connect directly with companies mainly in the non-professional sector, jobs in retail, F&B, events and etc. It is FREE for [...]

Matured jobless PMET moving forward with our resources provided

Matured jobless PMET moving forward with our resources provided

Hi Gilbert, Thank you so much for listening and following up on my case. It has never crossed my mind that I will come to a stage where I would question myself, my life purposes and even my [...]

Local factory operator replaced at Tanesei Trading Pte Ltd by foreign workers

Local factory operator replaced at Tanesei Trading Pte Ltd by foreign workers

Dear Ms Hamzah (MCI), I am writing to inform you about my unfair dismissal due to the absence of an independent Union to represent Workers' interests as well as MOM infrequent audit checks on [...]

Sister appealing for assistance to low-income single-parent brother with two sons

Sister appealing for assistance to low-income single-parent brother with two sons

Dear Mr. Goh, Today I'm writing on behalf of my brother Mr. Aw who is a 57 years old single parent working as a gardener. He is drawing a salary of $1.2k monthly with 2 young sons age 13 and [...]

Jobless millenial managed to get a 50%-paycut job offer after 7 interviews

Jobless millenial managed to get a 50%-paycut job offer after 7 interviews

Hi Gilbert, It's me again with another rant.. I don't log in often but here's an update on my situation. I will feel a load off my chest if I can at least share this with someone. I prefer not [...]

Jobless millenial’s rant about wayang Jobsbank and open-door FT issue

Jobless millenial’s rant about wayang Jobsbank and open-door FT issue

Hi Gilbert, This came about when I spoke to a friend recently saying Gov measures are tightening foreigner inflow...I am here to debunk that myth. Feel free to post/edit as you see fit. Alot of [...]

Singaporean PMET bullied by foreigners in his workplace and against local talent replacement

Singaporean PMET bullied by foreigners in his workplace and against local talent replacement

Dear Singaporeans I felt the frustration in every one of you, and the agony you have faced in the endless wave of foreigners flooding into Singapore. I know the issues you’re facing in your [...]

National day rally drama: PM Lee collapses and essence of his shortened speech

National day rally drama: PM Lee collapses and essence of his shortened speech

He spoke more than 2 hours just on his Malay and Mandarin speeches - a record indeed - and continued his English speech after half an hour of rest. It is tiring and for the busy 63-year-old Prime [...]

Jobless PMET gave up job searching to take care of cancer-stricken teacher friend

Jobless PMET gave up job searching to take care of cancer-stricken teacher friend

How do I survive without a full-time job in Singapore? As we know, Singapore unemployment rate rose to 2 percent in June, but that's not counting the underemployed, discouraged workers and [...]

Expat enquiring on delay of approval for Employment Pass

Expat enquiring on delay of approval for Employment Pass

Hi Guys, This is re my application for EPass that has been pending for almost two months. First, the application was made on July 01, 2016. Tried the SAT Application and it showed that I am [...]

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