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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 [...]

Upgrading Out of Unemployment – Is It Possible?

Upgrading Out of Unemployment – Is It Possible?

  Upgrading  Out of Unemployment - is it possible? This article first appeared here in 2009 July Written By: Gilbert Goh I am guilty of not being ambitious enough in my life as my last [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Poll Reveals Trauma of Joblessness in U.S. (New York Times)

December 15, 2009 Poll Reveals Trauma of Joblessness in U.S. By MICHAEL LUO and MEGAN THEE-BRENAN More than half of the nation’s unemployed workers have borrowed money from friends or [...]

Suicides Inside France Telecom Prompting Sarkozy Stress Testing (Bloomberg)

Suicides Inside France Telecom Prompting Sarkozy Stress Testing (Bloomberg)

A 53-year-old white-collar worker talks about her attempt to take her own life January 25, 2010 By Richard Tomlinson and Gregory Viscusi Jan. 25 (Bloomberg) -- Francis Le Bras discovered he’d [...]

Reader’s Reaction To Courts Looking For Workers In JB Malaysia

Reader’s Reaction To Courts Looking For Workers In JB Malaysia

  Hi Gilbert,   Based on the Courts' advertisement (see below), I could easily qualify for the Operations Executive vacancy. The problem could be that I am already 56 years old but I'm IT [...]

Out of work, and loving it (ST 21 Dec)

Dec 21, 2009 working life Out of work, and loving it Some laid-off Wall St workers find it liberating to get out of the rat race JUST PART OF THE BUSINESS 'To get laid off may just [...]

Letter from a Jobless Lawyer in Penang (19 Oct)

Letter from a Jobless Lawyer in Penang (19 Oct)

Dear Gilbert, I just read your write-up on the prolonged unemployment subject and I believe I belonged to this group. I am from Penang, Malaysia and has been out of work for the past 2 years. I [...]

Jobs credit needs more focus (My paper 8 Oct) – my letter

Jobs credit needs more focus (My paper 8 Oct) – my letter

THANKS to the Jobs Credit scheme, the number of retrenchments has slowed down and many workers still have jobs, despite the difficult economic environment. Jobs Credit has effectively put money [...]

Face up to real jobless figures (My paper 17 Sep)

I REFER to media reports on the rise in the number of chronically unemployed. For some time, reports have focused on a declining unemployment rate which has stabilised at a seasonally-adjusted 3.3 [...]

Translated English Version Of Sin Min Interview Report

Someone has helped me done up a translated English version of the Sin Min interview report dated 10 Sep: Man, unemployed for 18 months, now dedicated to helping the unemployed here A man who [...]

Endless red tape over aid for retraining (ST forum 4 Sep)

Endless red tape over aid for retraining FOLLOWING the call by the Workforce Development Agency (WDA) for retraining and skills upgrading, I signed up in January 2007 at One Education Services [...]

My Straits Times Forum Online Article 7 Aug – Seagate closure lessons

My Straits Times Forum Online Article 7 Aug – Seagate closure lessons

Photo: Seagate plant in Ang Mo Kio Singapore Online Story Sobering lessons from Seagate layoffs I REFER to Wednesday's report, 'Seagate to axe 2,000, close plant', on the shutdown of [...]

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