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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 [...]

Can Facebook Get You A Job?

Can Facebook Get You A Job?

   http://www.mbaonline.com/social-job-search/

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 [...]

Nicholas: “The truth behind my Han’s Cafe dismissal”

Nicholas: “The truth behind my Han’s Cafe dismissal”

Transitioning: Thanks for allowing us Nicholas to interview you with regard to your work place dispute  at Han’s Café. How has the dispute panned out between you and the employer? Nicholas: [...]

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 [...]

Please forgive us – my Malay counterparts

Please forgive us – my Malay counterparts

Before the fiasco involving YPAP Jason Neo has died down, there is yet another case of racial taunt involving a national service regular. Before I go on further, I want to apologise on behalf of [...]

Malays – Second Biggest Majority in Singapore!

Malays – Second Biggest Majority in Singapore!

Editor's Note: In the wake of the latest saga involving a racist post written by YPAP member Mr Jason Neo, Transitioning.org wants to remind all that comments posted here that may contain a hint of [...]

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 [...]

Singaporean dismissed from $10, 000 casino job due to hidden bankruptcy status

Singaporean dismissed from $10, 000 casino job due to hidden bankruptcy status

Hi Gilbert, Just to share with you about my plight and misery as I do not have anyone to talk to. I am 45 years old and a former Senior Manager with one of the Casino Hotel in Singapore. I [...]

Goh Chok Tong opened the floodgates in S’pore that let in three new waves of immigrants

Goh Chok Tong opened the floodgates in S’pore that let in three new waves of immigrants

Startling turn of events INSIGHT DOWN SOUTH By SEAH CHIANG NEE Singapore’s ‘big bang’ approach to its manpower needs in the face of falling birth rates had its roots in the Goh Chok Tong [...]

MOM: 8 out of 10 Singaporeans from ages 25 to 64 years old working – True?

MOM: 8 out of 10 Singaporeans from ages 25 to 64 years old working – True?

Hi Gilbert, Thanks for your enquiry on the unemployment data provided by MOM in their recent report  "Singaporeans in the workforce" (Oct 2011). I have provided two sets of data on our [...]

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