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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 [...]

Bankruptcy Option For The Unemployed

Bankruptcy Option For The Unemployed

This article first appeared here in Aug 09. Bankruptcy Option For The Unemployed Written By: Gilbert Goh Should one consider bankruptcy when he  is unemployed and facing massive [...]

Should you grab any job that comes along?

Should you grab any job that comes along?

Editor's note: This article first appeared here on 21 Jun 2009.  Should you grab any job that comes along? Written By: Gilbert Goh Should you grab any job that comes your way after being [...]

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 [...]

How To Tell Your Family When You Are Being Laid Off

How To Tell Your Family When You Are Being Laid Off

  This post first appeared here in Aug 2009 Written By: Gilbert Goh Many people I know have difficulty telling their family members when they received news that  they are going to [...]

7 Lessons I Learned From My Jobless Experience

7 Lessons I Learned From My Jobless Experience

This article first appeared here in Oct 09. I have read widely that the economic crisis may be already over and many have cheered such positive news. It is like dawn breaking out on a very [...]

Cocky Jobless Male Turned Desperate

Cocky Jobless Male Turned Desperate

Dear Gilbert, I'm a 36 years old male who has gone unemployed since May this year. I actually resigned from my Sales cum Ops cum account managing job after lots of unhappiness with my previous [...]

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 [...]

Financial lessons from the decade (Sunday Times 3 Jan)

Financial lessons from the decade (Sunday Times 3 Jan)

Invest Home > Invest > Story Jan 3, 2010 Financial lessons from the decade Scandals and dubious practices from the past can help investors avoid pitfalls By Lorna Tan, Senior [...]

Dont fall for the lure: churning of CPF funds (Sunday Times 27 Dec)

Dont fall for the lure: churning of CPF funds (Sunday Times 27 Dec)

Dec 27, 2009 'CHURNING' OF CPF FUNDS Don't fall for the lure Some people are letting financial advisers 'churn' their CPF savings to pocket cash rebates - a risky and illegal practice By Lorna [...]

The Singapore Solution (National Geographic Magazine)

The Singapore Solution (National Geographic Magazine)

The Singapore Solution How did a sleepy little island transform into a high-tech powerhouse in one generation? It was all in the plan. By Mark Jacobson If you want to get a Singaporean [...]

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 [...]

“All I need is a second chance” (Today 18 Dec)

'All I need is a second chance' 05:55 AM Dec 18, 2009 I AM recently divorced, and my matrimonial flat has been sold as my ex-husband refused to transfer it to me. I have joint custody of my [...]

Graduates dealt harder jobs blow (ST 16 Dec)

Graduates dealt harder jobs blow (ST 16 Dec)

DESPITE signs of a turnaround in the job market, university graduates are no better off. In fact, more of them are without jobs and taking longer to land a job, according to revised official [...]

Inequality is bad news for everyone (ST 2 Dec)

Inequality is bad news for everyone (ST 2 Dec)

Economist Robert Frank says when the rich get richer, and the poor stay poor, life gets tougher for everyone. He advocates a progressive consumption tax which discourages wasteful spending, reduces [...]

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