Studying Hard vs Financial Planning

I recently had a conversation with a university friend whom I hadn't met in 25 years. During our conversation, my friend, who has two children, mentioned an intriguing question asked by one of their children: "Why should we study so hard when the government approves a minimum wage starting at RM 1,500 per month?" My friend was stunned by this question, and I couldn't help but smile. Determining Your Future Salary The real question to ask is, "How much will be your last drawn salary if you start with RM 1,500 per month now?" Let's assume you begin working at age 20 and plan to retire at age 60, giving you 40 years of working life. For the sake of simplicity, we'll assume a permanent annual salary increase of 4%. The answer is that your last drawn salary upon retirement at age 60 will be RM 7,201.50 per month! In contrast, considering an article that suggests a fresh graduate's starting salary will be RM 2,500, and assuming a permanent increase of

A resume is a masterpiece of yourself

Maybe you are like me or maybe you are not, but I am sure the majority of us will work as an employee at the beginning of our careers. I started my career as a factory worker peeling Orion skin. For that particular job, I do not need to submit my resume and furthermore, I was only 15 years old.

I successfully being employed as a Training Executive and that resume was as plain as a piece of A4 papers. Fast forward, I am still working as an employee for the past 18 years and I enriched my career experiences with a few major multinational companies. 

Even though I was headhunted for most of the career opportunities, I will put effort to update and customized my resume for the Hiring Manager. As I mentioned in the title, a resume is a masterpiece of myself and I need to customise it to impress the Hiring Manager that I am the right fit for the job and the company culture.

Since the pandemic strike us more than 2 years ago, some of us are blessed because we are still able to put food on the table. However, some of us do suffer from this event. Malaysia Government announced an initiative to create 600,000 jobs via JaminKerja and you can register yourself at National Employment Portal or which is called MyFutureJobs. You can even upgrade your skill at MySTEP

Today, I am going to share my experiences with you on tips to upgrade your resume with an eBook. 

I spend hours researching professional information and compile it into an eBook for you. You save hundreds of hours searching, reading, understanding and putting it into a new outstanding resume.  Click this link to download the ebook. 

All the best to you in job hunting and please do connect with me in my Linkedin profile so that we can keep in touch and be friends.


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