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Do you believe our current education system prepares us for adult working life? I don’t. In fact, I believe schools harm our youth, teaching them useless facts and skills during their brightest, most formative years. 95% of these skills have no use in the modern workplace. And worse yet, no one is brave enough to
I’ve been in recruitment for over a decade now. One trend I’ve noticed is that the top earners are now earning even more than the average joe. Back in 2007, the highest salaries I saw were 450’000 SGD/annum. Now, I’m seeing 700’000 SGD/annum. Meanwhile, the starting salary for a fresh graduate remains at 3’500 SGD/month.
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