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Facing Joblessness With Confidence – Be Prepared

Facing Joblessness With Confidence – Be Prepared

This article was reproduced here in Jan 09. Many who visited this blog site I believe will have been  retrenched or preparing for retrenchment. However, it is not the end of the world yet. The unemployed need to prepare themselves well if [...]

Seeking Help When Unemployed

Seeking Help When Unemployed

  This article first appeared here in June 09. Seeking Help When Unemployed Written By: Gilbert Goh  I am all in favour of the unemployed seeking professional counseling  and career coaching support. Those who feel that they are [...]

MOM unable to assist unfairly dismissed executive

MOM unable to assist unfairly dismissed executive

Dear Gilbert, Good day to you. Let me share my unhappy dismissal story with you.  I joined my company on 1st July 08 and on 22 Jan 09 (before Chinese New Year) was informed of my retrenchment ten minutes before knock off. All I can [...]

Organising a Time Table When You Are Unemployed

Organising a Time Table When You Are Unemployed

This article first appeared here in Feb 09. Organising A Time Table When You Are Unemployed Written by: Gilbert Goh After idling around for six months and feeling really depressed with all the free time available, I decided to create a time [...]

6 Types of Resources for Job Searching

6 Types of Resources for Job Searching

This article first appeared here in June 2009. Types of Resources For Job searching By Gilbert Goh Jo searching is a exhausting and tiring process for many people and it can be particularly stressful for those who are financially tight. To [...]

Networking To Better Job Opportunities

Networking To Better Job Opportunities

  Networking To Better Job Opportunities   This article first appeared here on June 2009     Written By: Gilbert Goh      In these tough times, many have told me it is not what you know but who you know that matters. I believe [...]

7 Useful Ways To Spend Your Time While You Are Unemployed

7 Useful Ways To Spend Your Time While You Are Unemployed

7 Useful Things to Do While You Are Unemployed Written by: Gilbert Goh One of the most dreadful outcome of unemployment is the large span of free time we have. Many simply sleep away so that they do not have to think of ways to spend away the [...]

Employment Agencies – How Effective Are They?

Employment Agencies – How Effective Are They?

Employment Agencies – how effective are they? (Article published in Today's Voices - 12 June) Written By: Gilbert Goh I have seeked out employment agency’s services for jobs but so far they are disappointing to say the least. Some who [...]

Mid Life Crisis (Foodforthought)

Mid Life Crisis (Foodforthought)

MID-LIFE CRISIS By Melanie Schurr May 25, 2009 It is known that sometime between our late thirties and early fifties, many men and women will undergo that much frowned upon stage in life fondly known as "mid-life crisis." Being a woman in her [...]

Positive Thinking For The Recently Jobless – Reading Helps

Positive Thinking For The Recently Jobless – Reading Helps

Positive Thinking For The Recently Jobless - Reading Helps Written By: Gilbert Goh It is so important to stay positive and  on top of the situation when you are being laid off. Again, this is easier say than done. When one is jobless, [...]

How To Raise Money When You Need It Urgently

How To Raise Money When You Need It Urgently

Some readers have asked me to re post some articles that they have missed out earlier for the benefit of those who are new to the site. This article was first posted in Feb 09. How To Raise Money When You Need It Urgently Written By: [...]

How To Develop Your Adversity Quotient During Unemployment

How To Develop Your Adversity Quotient During Unemployment

Written by: Gilbert Goh This article first appeared here in July 09. A friend recently told me that he will be retrenched by the end of July as his company is suffering massive losses from the current recession. As the doom days get nearer, he [...]

How To Cure That Sleeplessness During Unemployment

How To Cure That Sleeplessness During Unemployment

This article first appeared here in Aug 09 and updated on 28 Apr 10.   Written by: Gilbert Goh Have difficulty sleeping lately or waking up in the middle of the night and can't get back to sleeping again? Have no fear, apparently, many [...]

Can There Be Good Things Coming Out of Your Unemployment?

Can There Be Good Things Coming Out of Your Unemployment?

Can There Be Good Things Coming Out of  Your Unemployment? This article first appeared here in Feb 09 and  updated  on March 2010. Written by: Gilbert Goh I still received many emails daily from jobless PMETs seeking  for our [...]

19 Year Old is MD of $50 Million Company (Business Times 15 Jan)

19 Year Old is MD of $50 Million Company (Business Times 15 Jan)

MDs can be a lot younger these days He brushes aside his youth and lack of life experience as possible obstacles in running a $50m company. Fri, Jan 15, 2010 The Business Times By Chen Huifen WHILE not denying that he is one of the [...]

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