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Jobless NUS Engineering Graduate Feeling Depressed And Admitted to Hospital

Jobless NUS Engineering Graduate Feeling Depressed And Admitted to Hospital

Dear Gilbert, I am writing to you because i think I need help. I graduated from NUS engineering, and back while in school, I thought that I would be highly employable with people rushing to [...]

Recently divorced man suffering from maintenance payment woes and feeling suicidal

Recently divorced man suffering from maintenance payment woes and feeling suicidal

  Dear Nr Gilbert,   I have  went through a divorce recently,  the final judgement has been laid and I need to pay  my ex her  and  the child's maintenance fee of $350.   I suffered [...]

Post-op MTF transsexual shares her struggle, asks for acceptance and more rights

Post-op MTF transsexual shares her struggle, asks for acceptance and more rights

  We are priviledged to have someone who is transsexual to share her story with us. Dorothy is a post-op MTF transsexual and she is also bisexual. I always feel that there is a large community [...]

Jobless PMET lost $100,000 job due to office politics with foreign talent and facing bankruptcy

Jobless PMET lost $100,000 job due to office politics with foreign talent and facing bankruptcy

Hi Gilbert  I have came across some bad cases that happened to fellow Singaporean  in your website and I thought of sharing my story with your readers.   I am currently 37 and I have  a [...]

Jobless software engineer: “Even our professional executives will fall through the crack due to our lax foreign talent policy.”

Jobless software engineer: “Even our professional executives will fall through the crack due to our lax foreign talent policy.”

  Hi Gilbert,  How are you doing?  I have been thinking alot lately whether  I should share my jobless experience with you.   Anyway, I think if my sharing can be of help to those [...]

Lady jobless PMET present wish list for discussion with MOM on 31st Oct

Lady jobless PMET present wish list for discussion with MOM on 31st Oct

    Hi Gilbert,   It is nice to know that you will be meeting the MOM officials soon. Can we know who are the MOM officials involved?   Can you publish your agenda on your blog so that we [...]

Housewife apprehensive about entering the workforce after a decade staying at home

Housewife apprehensive about entering the workforce after a decade staying at home

  Hi Gilbert,   Found your website while surfing. I’m a 39 years old homemaker, and my life revolves around my 2 kids in Primary 5 and Primary 2.   I left my job 10 years ago when my [...]

Lady jobless PMET who earned $7000/month now severely depressed and lost will to live on

Lady jobless PMET who earned $7000/month now severely depressed and lost will to live on

Jody floated in again a few days ago for her second appointment with me at my office. She has seen me last week for her first session. Casual in tees and jeans, she could be mistaken for a [...]

Lady PMET with mental illness trying to press on at work despite office bullying

Lady PMET with mental illness trying to press on at work despite office bullying

  Hi Gilbert,  How are you doing? Have life been good?   I started my work with dramatic entrance, with ISO audit coming just only a few days ago.   For the first week, I have been [...]

IT specialist breadwinner earned more than $10,000/month now jobless and feeling lost

IT specialist breadwinner earned more than $10,000/month now jobless and feeling lost

Since returning from Sydney, I have been meeting up with  jobless readers at my office but none impresses  me so much as Bruce, a 40-something sole breadwinner  who spoke articulately and is [...]

Mr Wei Chan – a F & B entrepreneur agrees with the foreign labour influx – why?

Mr Wei Chan – a F & B entrepreneur agrees with the foreign labour influx – why?

In this online interview article, we featured Mr Wei Chan - a successful F & B entrepreneur, who responded  to our questionaire  regarding the thorny issue of the foreign influx situation in [...]

Lynn Chen shared her thoughts on sexuality and other taboo issues

Lynn Chen shared her thoughts on sexuality and other taboo issues

Lynn Chen, a 32-year-old social entrepreneur, is here again to share her views on sexuality and her own recent unwed pregnancy. Marriage is on the cards though and we wish the couple all  the best [...]

Lady PMET felt unjustified with wrongful dismissal and have nowhere to turn to for assistance

Lady PMET felt unjustified with wrongful dismissal and have nowhere to turn to for assistance

Dear Mr Goh, I am writing to you to seek some advice on a  wrongful dismissal. I was employed by a MNC  in Feb 2011 as a Country Manager, with the full responsibility of opening up their [...]

Indian foreign talent unable to get PR for her husband and seeking advice

Indian foreign talent unable to get PR for her husband and seeking advice

Can we trust the Prime Minister as many Singaporeans feel that their jobs are being taken away instead.   Hi Gilbert I am Singaporean female PR (Indian nationality) and have been in Singapore [...]

Jobless male PMET complaints about discrimination against males in the workforce

Jobless male PMET complaints about discrimination against males in the workforce

I am not a marriage expert but generally, I have observed that for good long-lasting marriages, both the husband and wife must be have equal footing in a society, at home and at work. I  sometimes [...]

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