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TOP 10 JOB STATISTCS IN 2016 SHOW WHY PAP IMMIGRATION POLICY IS SHIT

I refer to the article “Reflecting on 2016” (Straits Times, Dec 29). It states that “December may just be a routine month in the calendar for some, but for others, the end of the year is a time for reflection, contemplation and New Year resolutions. We celebrate milestones, remember relationships lost and found, think about mistakes made”.

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HARD TRUTH: AGE DISCRIMINATION IN THE SG WORKPLACE IS REAL

I have been hunting the job one and half year, even though I have had much experience in the field. But the job agencies told me their clients (companies) only want to hire max age range 35 to 40 or younger. So once they told them is 50, I will not given an opportunity although I meet the job requirements. I do not think that companies have the right to use age ad an excuse to refuse employment. There are people who are over 50 and have excellent health, look youner than their age and can perform as well as a 30 years old.

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33 Y.O SINGAPOREAN NTU GRAD ENDS JOB SEARCH AFTER 10 MONTHS

I aspired to enter the public service, in particular WDA, as I have the relevant job experiences. I was naive to wait for their reply which never came. After a frustrating few weeks wait I gave up and started to look for other jobs instead. I applied jobs through JobsBank since September 2015 but didn't even get a single call. I even tried applying jobs in NTUC through the site, but months after that the status is still new. What a joke! Especially when NTUC was aggressively promoting Jobsbank. I wonder if anyone is looking at it. I don't mind if I'm rejected but at least give me a status so there's closure. The more I use it, the more I think it's a scam. Once, I applied a job in Jobsbank. After a few weeks with no response I applied the same job on their company website and got a call the next day. What does it tell you?

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STROKE PATIENT DESPERATE TO FIND A JOB TO SUPPORT FAMILY OF 6

I am a Singaporean, male Malay in my 30s. I suffered a thrombotic stroke in 2013, which affect the left side of my body. I have since recovered my walking abilities but have yet to regain the use of my left arm. I lost my job last year as my physical condition does not permit me to continue doing what I have been doing for more than 10 years. My wife is currently the sole breadwinner to our family of 6. The struggle is real. I have tried seeking assistance from some family development agencies a few times. Long stories cut short, I give up trying.

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JOBLESS MAN HELD ELDERLY MOTHER HOSTAGE & THREATEN TO KILL HER, STANDOFF FOR 3 HOURS WITH POLICE

Yesterday at about 6 pm in the evening, a 43 year old jobless man Li Shun Xiong held his elderly mother as hostage after he violated a Personal Protection Order (PPO) taken against him and failed to appear in Court for the offence. Li locked himself in his mother's home at Bukit Batok East Block 262 and threatened to kill his mother with a knife before committing suicide himself. His standoff with police negotiators lasted more than 3 hours.

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