International Business & Economy Fresh grad lost job to FT and lamenting about his future in...

Fresh grad lost job to FT and lamenting about his future in Singapore




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The following letter is republished from the Transitioning website.

Just felt like highlighting, I’m a fresh grad and recently had lost a job opportunity to a foreign talent with similar class and grades.

Best of all, he is on a scholarship and didn’t even have to pay for his education in Singapore. While I am happy for him, it’s sad to know that the Singaporean interviewers would rather hire a FT than their fellow countrymen.

Wonder how can we even compete on equal footing given that I have to take care of my sickly parent and still cope with school and eventual loans?

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I’ve tried to apply for 50 over jobs to not much response. On hindsight, I’ve been a fool thinking that staying in Singapore was even a good choice.

Now we all have to worry about our future generations and children, or maybe does it even make sense to start a family?Follow us on Social Media

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