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Merger must be tweaked to succeed

Merger must be tweaked to succeed

SGX chief Magnus Bocker shakes hands with ASX chief Robert Elstone this week. Picture: AFP Photo Source: AFP Merger must be tweaked to succeed October 27, 2010, Sydney Morning [...]

Views of A Singapore Migrant In Switzerland

Views of A Singapore Migrant In Switzerland

Desiree says: October 23, 2010 at 2:41 am  This comment appears in the article Singapore ‘average wealth per adult’ owned by less than 20% Rank Country Mean wealth per adult (in [...]

Singapore’s ill-thought population policy

Singapore’s ill-thought population policy

Singapore’s ill-thought population policy Furry Brown Dog Written by defennder, December 16, 2009 at 11:16 pm Acknowledgements: This post would not have been possible if weren’t for [...]

Striking a balance in Australia’s immigration future

Striking a balance in Australia’s immigration future

Striking a balance in Australia's immigration future Pallavi Jain, Sydney Morning Herald October 20, 2010 German chancellor Angela Merkel has spoken the unspeakable. In a brutally honest [...]

Female reader in mixed marriage contemplating separation

Female reader in mixed marriage contemplating separation

Dear Gilbert, I came across your website and decided to write to you because I have been toiling with the idea of breaking free for awhile now. Too many issues have gone unresolved for my [...]

Lamentations of a jobless blogger – my world is collapsing

Lamentations of a jobless blogger – my world is collapsing

Tuesday, October 12, 2010 My World Is Collapsing http://pkweksh.blogspot.com/ (reproduced with permission) Some days my world within seems collapsing... or near collapsed I have to be Lucky, [...]

Jobseeker Account Of A Day At The Job Fair

Jobseeker Account Of A Day At The Job Fair

A New Awakening Written by: Shafie Posted: 10/06/2010 by wheresmymanual in My Journal (reproduced with permission) I was at a job fair recently. I have a better idea of   the job market  [...]

Buried Alive: Managing the PTSD Threat in Chilean Miners

Buried Alive: Managing the PTSD Threat in Chilean Miners

From Medscape Medical News Buried Alive: Managing the PTSD Threat in Chilean Miners Ron Zimmerman October 13, 2010 — Buried alive. A horrific experience that could radically shake even the most [...]

A Human Resource Perspective On The PMET Tin Collector

A Human Resource Perspective On The PMET Tin Collector

Posted by Jeffrey: October 15, 2010 at 8:21 pm This comment appeared in  the article “Jobless PMET collects tin cans to survive” I do not believe Singaporean employers are practising [...]

PMET frustrated at unfair dismissal at work

PMET frustrated at unfair dismissal at work

Dear Mr Goh, I am going to be out of job soon and this  has being the lowest point of my working career. Let me elaborate further.   My current employer terminates my employment contract and [...]

Migrating To Australia? Mind the gap between skills and jobs

Migrating To Australia? Mind the gap between skills and jobs

Mind the gap between skills and jobs October 14, 2010 Training programs must match future demand, write Lucy Battersby and Mathew Murphy.  Sydney Morning Herald A failure to match [...]

Jobless PMET Collects Tin Cans To Survive

Jobless PMET Collects Tin Cans To Survive

We recently asked a jobless PMET reader – Shafie - about  his tin collection experience and his views on working abroad in Middle East. Below are his replies: Question: How many tin cans do [...]

Retrenched PMET anxious for the future

Retrenched PMET anxious for the future

Hi Gilbert, I'm in my mid 40s, married with kids  and  work at a  MNC for  many  years as a professional. I was retrenched recently and was  told that  my last day will be in the early [...]

Adversity Makes Us Stronger

Adversity Makes Us Stronger

Adversity Makes Us Stronger  West Virginia Mountain Trail Runners Published by kwolpert at 1:59 pm under Running It’s a catchphrase, a cliché, a figure of speech, but for us runners, [...]

Singapore ‘average wealth per adult’ owned by less than 20%

Singapore ‘average wealth per adult’ owned by less than 20%

Singapore ‘average wealth per adult’ owned by less than 20% Blowin' In The Wind (reproduced with permission)  Posted: 10 Oct 2010 04:21 AM PDT  The Global Wealth Report 2010 by Credit [...]

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