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NS is definitely a burden to both employers and employees. Despite being flat-footed and with other medical condition, I was classified as PES A status. I served wholeheartedly for 2.5 years as an NSF with another 13-year cycle of annual ICT and am under Mindef Reserve now. In those days as an NSman, my ex-boss who was a Singapore Permanent Resident from Malaysia had a penchant to employ PRs, foreigners and local females as her staff members. To her chagrin, most of my ICT call-ups were during the peak periods. Needless to say, I became the whipping boy if the schedules and deadlines were not met. I knew then, that I will be at a disadvantage if I did not upgrade my skills via further professional qualifications. With dogged determination, I persevered and attended part-time professional courses in the evenings and weekends. My hectic working life did not give me the luxur...

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