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7 Major Traumas of Unemployment

7 Major Traumas of Unemployment

This article first appeared here in July 2009 7 Major Traumas of Unemployment Written by: Gilbert Goh Many readers have asked me what to expect when they were given the pink slip. Trying [...]

Eight Reasons Why Foreign Workers Are Preferred Over Local Ones

Eight Reasons Why Foreign Workers Are Preferred Over Local Ones

 This article first appeared here on 21 May 2010. When the Singapore government decided to ease  regulations on the hiring of foreign workers so that  employers can fill up those  nagging job [...]

7 Ways To Come out of Prolonged Unemployment

7 Ways To Come out of Prolonged Unemployment

This article first appeared here on Aug 29, 2009 7 Ways To Come Out Of Prolonged Unemployment Written by: Gilbert Goh Many readers I met have been out of work for many months. Many also [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Jobless PMET who earned $7,000 before tried out car polishing

Jobless PMET who earned $7,000 before tried out car polishing

Hi Gilbert,  I am a 45 year old Singaporean (born and bred!) male.  Since I lost my last job (paid $7k per month in local GLC) in 2005, I have not been able to find  suitable PMET job which is [...]

Five Reasons Why It Is Difficult to Dislodge The PAP From Power (Part 1)

Five Reasons Why It Is Difficult to Dislodge The PAP From Power (Part 1)

Five  Reasons Why It Is Difficult To Dislodge The PAP From Power Written by: Gilbert Goh I have read from many online blogs that the government may lose its grip on power with some even [...]

Investment Company in Singapore offers Manager job to foreigners only

Investment Company in Singapore offers Manager job to foreigners only

Post Date 06 Apr 10 JobsDB Ref. JSG400003000055042 Administration Manager Job Requirements: General Fair Employment Pass or S pass application Contracts issuing Payment [...]

Employment Discrimination: MNC In Singapore Advertising For PMET Positions In Malaysia

Employment Discrimination: MNC In Singapore Advertising For PMET Positions In Malaysia

    Hi Gilbert,    I was on a vacation in Malaysia and was browsing through their newspaper and chance upon an international MNC looking to hire Malaysians for their plant in Singapore.This [...]

Is Our Local Media Used As A Propaganda Mouthpiece By The Government?

Is Our Local Media Used As A Propaganda Mouthpiece By The Government?

  Mar 11, 2010 6.5% growth expected this year Economists raise rate and see bigger jump in exports, manufacturing A friend once told me that our media is being used as a public propaganda tool [...]

Employer’s Response To Online Petition: “Employ Singaporeans First”

Dear Gilbert, I do understand your passionate fight for the rights of displaced PMETs. However, I would like to share my own experience with you.   1)  It is a misconception that employers are [...]

More Graduates Join The Jobless Queue (The Star 6 Mar)

More Graduates Join The Jobless Queue (The Star 6 Mar)

  More graduates join the jobless queue http://thestar.com.my/columnists/sto...sightdownsouth Saturday March 6, 2010 More grads join jobless queue INSIGHT DOWN SOUTH By SEAH CHIANG [...]

Singaporean PMETs Discriminated Against By Foreign-owned Companies (Asiaone Forum)

The government needs to realise that with the huge influx of foreigners into the PMETs' work sectors , Singaporeans are being marginalised in the work place at our own backyard. The MNCs are taking [...]

What works better for PMETs (Today 1 Mar)

What works better for PMETs 05:55 AM Mar 01, 2010 by Alicia Wong SINGAPORE - For the very low-skilled, older and low-wage workers, there is this assurance: A training scheme is being [...]

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