28 Feb '18, 3pm
[Mothership] S’porean recounts how taxi driver gave him a free ride in 2002 when he was unemployed https://t.co/h8THMzuOih
Let me tell you a story. A story that inspired and crafted me in the way I look at the world, especially TDs. And I would like to share it with you. Back in 2002, I was just into my mid 30’s and my career hit a setback. I was retrenched from my company due to restructuring and streamlining. I was too young to retire and too old to be employed as a junior. I didn’t had the luxury of accepting entry level job because of various commitments. Employers and governments bodies easily brushed the PMETs off as “lazy”, “choosy”, “demanding” workers and employed FTs because they are “cheaper”, “faster”, “hardworking”. I sent out hundreds of resumes and was not able to find a sustainable job for an extended period of 8 months. Than came this one incident that changed the way I looked at TDs. It was a normal day. I went out to look for a friend to see if he could introduce me to any j...