27-year-old Mohd Munir works as a barista at a coffee joint, and makes enough to pay his bills and to help his family with household bills.
He hopes that over time, he will be able to do better for himself and move on to a bigger role, so that he can start saving a little to perhaps, buy a nice home of his own at some point in his life.
The one thing which constantly worries him is the rising cost of living, and the fear that what he earns today will not be enough to help him tide through during difficult days.
Like him, 24-year-old Ashley Ling also works in the service industry, is fresh out of school and is already wondering what would be the type of job she will be able to get in future in a rapidly changing world.
Despite her fears, and seeing how many service related jobs are still undertaken by many foreigners or foreign students, she still continues her daily routine of waiting on tables with the hope that at some point in her life, she will be able to find a job which will be able to help her live a fairly comfortable life in Singapore.
二十七岁的Mohd Munir 是一名咖啡师。他的月薪只够他支付帐单和补充家用。 他希望随着时间他会有所作为在工作上晋升到更高的职位，并且利用这份收入来购买自己梦想之家。一件总是让他担心的事情，就是一直在提升的生活费用，还有他所赚取的薪水不够让他渡过困苦的日子。
与他一样的二十四岁的Ashley Ling, 现任在服务业，刚刚毕业的她已经在琢磨她在迅速转变的未来里能从事什么行业。尽管看到许多服务业都被外劳取代，她还是每天照常上班，并且带着一天能找到一份能让她在新加坡好好生活的工作。 Continue reading “Labour Day Message 2018”