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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 [...]

Worrying about a job can damage health more than loss (Reuters 31 Aug)

Worrying about a job can damage health more than loss (Reuters 31 Aug)

  Mon Aug 31, 2009 6:11pm EDT By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) - Worrying about the looming threat of unemployment can be more damaging to a person's health than actually being jobless, [...]

How To Maintain Family Harmony During Unemployment

How To Maintain Family Harmony During Unemployment

 This post first appeared here on 26 June, 2009 How To Maintain Family Harmony During Unemployment Written by: Gilbert Goh Unemployment is known to have  hit the whole household hard [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Unemployment blues: Value of temporary work (SD editorials)

Unemployment blues: Value of temporary work (SD editorials)

Although the job market has improved over the past year, many employers are still reluctant to make a long term commitment to growing their employee rolls until it is clear that a solid economic [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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