Singaporeans debate on the nation’s most underrated — however essential — jobs

SINGAPORE: Jobs are a scorching matter, with some questioning that are the very best and lowest-paid jobs and which may very well be recession-proof. One Reddit consumer, nevertheless, requested, “What’s probably the most underrated job in Singapore that doesn’t deserve as a lot recognition as others however is deemed extremely essential in on a regular basis life?”

u/Puzzleheaded_Cry9178 added on r/askSingapore on Wednesday (Might 3), “I used to be simply questioning what job is much less prone to be appeared upon when everyone knows that with out them, we won’t be able to perform usually in our on a regular basis life be it day or night time.”

He requested these questions to hunt a greater job and added, “Is a diploma cert ok for us to make a residing right here?”

For one Reddit consumer, cleaners have probably the most essential but underrated job.

“Cleaners. See what occurs with out them in 24hrs however no person ever cares about them and are appeared down on,” he wrote.

One other agreed, writing, “Mainly Paris the previous few weeks when the employees went on strike. Streets suffering from trash luggage and rats.”

“rest room cleaner. Simply odor the bathroom on the workplace within the mid afternoon, earlier than the cleaners clear up on the finish of day…..think about few days by no means clear….i feel all die liao,” one other chimed in.

Nonetheless, one commenter noticed, “We’re not a clear metropolis however a cleaned metropolis. The dimensions of our military of cleaners, garbage collectors and gardeners is insane.”

One other voted for rubbish collectors. “To not be cliche, however our rubbish males. Are you able to think about in the event that they went on strike, like in Paris, on this climate?”

One, nevertheless, voted for bus drivers.

One more mentioned lecturers, writing, “Scrolled via the feedback in search of preschool lecturers however I don’t see any. Due to all of the lecturers on the market.”

One other made the case for varied allied well being professionals.


Netizen asks what jobs are extra recession-proof in Singapore outdoors the general public sector

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