Random Thoughts – Pt form
why people work?
to earn a living
to gain experience
to widen contacts
job vs career
job implies less commitment
career implies willingness to put in extra effort
what determines meaningful
how is market wage derived
how to avoid wage stagnation which all developed nations is currently stuck in
singapore is stuck with decreasing or flat wages for low/middle class, and exploding income for those who made it
example clercical and adminstrative work in sme has remain at 1.4-1.6k for 10 years
pmet basic also remained at 1.6-2k for 10 years
salary of ordinary drivers 1.1-1.5k for 15 years
cleaner salary 1.2-0.9k for past 10 years
meanwhile cost of living rising non stop
not saying about food and transport
those we the poor can scrimp and save out the amount
but hdb flat
how to afford?
if a 3 room also cost a lifetime to own
how can people dream
the current dream will come to an end
an abrupt end with no replacement
when that happens
what will singapore become?
what will i become
what does the future hold?