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Employers Still Discriminating Against Older Workers

Employers Still Discriminating Against Older Workers

  This article was first posted here on 30 Mar 2009. Written by Gilbert Goh Having met more than a dozen unemployed Singaporeans either through my unemployment support site [...]

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 [...]

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 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 [...]

Entrepreneurship & Risk Appetite

Entrepreneurship & Risk Appetite By Gilbert Goh Singaporeans lack the cutting edge when it comes to producing home-breed entrepreneurs, as compared to other Asian countries like Hong Kong, [...]

Diary of Someone In Transition – Networking Session Report on 5/5

Diary of Someone In Transition – Networking Session Report on 5/5

We had our third networking session yesterday and it was a very fruitful event for all who came out during the warm afternoon. A total of eleven  came together and we explored some good ideas [...]

Letter On Today Paper Online Voices (3 May)

Letter On Today Paper Online Voices (3 May)

Letter from Leong Sze Hian to the Today newspaper on May 3. I refer to “Job pool shrinks” (Apr 30). The Employment and Employability Institute (e2i) now has about 18,000 immediate job [...]

Email From A Reader

Hi Gilbert I have always enjoyed your articles and even more thrilled to learn about your involvement in the above 9 May event to be held at the Speaker's Corner. I would however like to [...]

Hurry Last Two Days To Register – Collaboration Talk On “Finding Meaning In Transition” 14 May (Thurs)

Hurry Last Two Days To Register – Collaboration Talk On “Finding Meaning In Transition” 14 May (Thurs)

Dear Readers Care Corner Counselling Centre has willingly agreed to collaborate with us to provide a 2-hour talk on "FInding Meaning In Transition" on 14 May (Thurs) from 2pm to 4pm. Their [...]

Who wants to be a salesman? Not many (ST forum 2/5)

Home > ST Forum > Story Who wants to be a salesman? Not many I REFER to the letter, 'Sales jobs hold many important lessons', by Madam Koh Chern Peng (April 21).I have been an [...]

Singapore’s born-again Christians thrive in tough times (MSN 30/4)

Singapore’s born-again Christians thrive in tough times (MSN 30/4)

Read how Singapore's born-again Christians thrive in tough times (MSN 30/4) Click here to read the full article

Job pool shrinks (Today 30/4)

Job pool shrinks (Today 30/4)

Job pool shrinks Q1’s total employment is negative for first time since Sars in 2003; unemployment at 4.8% FOR the first time in nearly six years, overall employment in Singapore has slipped [...]

Diary of Someone in Transition (Diary 14)

Diary of Someone in Transition (Diary 14)

For those now in transition, the news about the swine flu must have come as a hard knock to them. When will the bad news ever stop? I remembered way back in 2001 when the 9/11 incident was still [...]

Mail from a reader

Mail from a reader

I thank you for spending your precious time and mental energy to make this support group a reality. Fulfillment on a sub-conscious level is definitely more satisfying and much longer lasting than [...]

My ST Forum Online Letter (28/4)

Home > ST Forum > Online Story Four reasons Singaporeans stay put abroad I REFER to last Saturday's article, 'Asia's brain gain'. I thank The Straits Times for giving readers such [...]

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