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Why do local employers kept talking down at our own local workers?

Why do local employers kept talking down at our own local workers?

I just don't get it... Why do local employers keep talking down on our own local workers? Besides being accused of laziness, local workers are also choosy, don't turn up for interviews and [...]

Young professional Malay couple wants to migrate for greener pastures

Young professional Malay couple wants to migrate for greener pastures

Hi Gilbert,  A very good morning to you and hope that you're in the best of health. After going through your website at www.transitioning.org and reading the stories shared by others, my wife and I [...]

Singaporeans work longest hours in the world but least productive worldwide

Singaporeans work longest hours in the world but least productive worldwide

A woman PMET recently emailed me saying that she has tendered her resignation as a administrator after working for less than two months. She informed me that since day one of her job, she hardly [...]

SME employer from construction sector looking for local civil/structural engineers

SME employer from construction sector looking for local civil/structural engineers

Dear Gilbert, I am looking for engineers with experience in the construction sector. We should be able to help take in a few of these jobless engineering people provided they have the relevant [...]

Interview with jobless 37-year-old lady PMET found employers too age-sensitive

Interview with jobless 37-year-old lady PMET found employers too age-sensitive

  Transitioning (T): First of all, thanks Jen for allowing us to interview you online and can you provide us with some background information on yourself?  Jen (J): I am 37 years old. Have been [...]

Will Our Prime Minister Be Daring Enough To Slay Sacred Cows?

Will Our Prime Minister Be Daring Enough To Slay Sacred Cows?

I was heartened to hear that the Prime Minister is launching a review of major policies and that no stones will be left unturned  in a fresh bid to revive the ruling party's political [...]

Young Female PMET Struggling with Work Stress and Depression

Young Female PMET Struggling with Work Stress and Depression

Hi Gilbert I am very glad to come across your website  and see a local Singaporean reaching out to the rest in need. Your website is very informative and like many i like to ask for [...]

7 Ways To Improve Population Growth

7 Ways To Improve Population Growth

Singaporeans continued  to be grabbled with Mr Lee Kuan Yew's threat of the country being overtaken by foreign new citizens in the future unless more of our population starts to marry and have [...]

Online Interview with jobless breadwinner: “Nothing is certain in life and one has to get prepared for everything.”

Online Interview with jobless breadwinner: “Nothing is certain in life and one has to get prepared for everything.”

We continued our online interview series for those who are jobless. Today, we featured Daniel, a 41-year-old married PMET with a MBA. He has 18 years of work experience but couldn't find a job after [...]

Why Singaporeans are pissed off by Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s threat on population growth

Why Singaporeans are pissed off by Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s threat on population growth

As Singapore is still in a celebrative mood on our 47th National Day, ex-Prime Minister Mr Lee Kuan Yew threw in a dampener last Saturday as he spoke to his constituents at Tg Pagar GRC NDP dinner [...]

Lady Malay PMET resigned from government sector due to racial discrimination

Lady Malay PMET resigned from government sector due to racial discrimination

Hi Gilbert,  I don't know whether this is considered as counselling but I am lost, and I need some opinions and advice.   This morning, I read your article  on how Malay Singaporeans are [...]

National Day Celebration: What is True Patriotism?

National Day Celebration: What is True Patriotism?

I was asked several times by friends back home whether I will spend National Day in Singapore  and felt slightly guilty that I am still away in Sydney during this period. Yet the question to ask [...]

Local PMET lost his job to a Indian foreign talent and became suicidal

Local PMET lost his job to a Indian foreign talent and became suicidal

Dear Gilbert,   I first knew of transitioning.org when I attended the NSP rally in May 2011 in Tampines, when you were  introduced as the founder of the website.   I later went to the website [...]

Malay PMET: “Racial harmony here is approached through tolerance which is flawed.” Why?

Malay PMET: “Racial harmony here is approached through tolerance which is flawed.” Why?

Transitioning continued our online interview series on racial discrimination with a Malay PMET Ady who works in the educational sector. Transitioning (T): First of all Ady, tell us abit more about [...]

Better protection needed for free-lance tutors?

Better protection needed for free-lance tutors?

  Hi Gilbert,   How are you? Have you read an article in The Sunday Times today about Kelvin Ong?   He is accused of lying about being a student and later a teacher in GEP. He had [...]

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