me: first job in Singapore? colleague: yeah, used to be in Saatchi&Saatchi in the Philipines. lots of difference. we had condo loans, profit sharing, like up to EIGHT bonuses in a year! me: shit. colleague: yeah. me: why did u get to Singapore then? colleague: my gf has been workin here for 3 years. for love man! fuck the benefits!
I thought this is hilarious: "... people are paid for the number of white hairs on their heads. There's something to be said about the value of experience, but seriously, people should be paid for the work they do and not what they have in their heads (if they cannot use it in their work!)." ~ from the Kway Teow Man tsk tsk.