Tag Archives: retrenchment

Movie Review: The Company Men

Anyone who has been through a retrenchment or had the heartache of searching for a job during a recession, will appreciate that this movie was made. Everyone else should watch it just so that you can have empathy, because unless … Continue reading

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Survival of the Fittest

I know there are many people against any kind of Welfare System, but I am not one of them. This was a question and answer between MM Lee and the union during the downturn. The part that disturbed me the … Continue reading

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Video: Dr Ang of SDP Talks about the 2009 Recession, Job Loss & Stress

I can so relate to this. A job is so much part of your identity and it can be devastating to be unemployed. The worries can be intense. Dr Ang also talks about job pay cuts and how this affects … Continue reading

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My Kind of Movie: ‘Everything Must Go’ with Will Ferrell

This appeals to me because I like stories that are more reflective of reality than the fantasies out there. Retrenchment, heartache, bad fortune – all these are real to me. That Will Ferrell is in the main dramatic role is … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Your Job Define You

You’ve probably met them.  The executive who brags about their job. The great company they work for. Every conversation revolves around how hard they are working and even though they secretly relish how indispensible they are.  Sadly, I used to … Continue reading

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