Wed Feb 4, 2015
Khin Khin's Employment Agency had no income for the past 2 months in December and January. The manager blamed this on the holidays but not himself. The Government had slashed many work permit and employment pass applications leading to a labour crunch. Certain jobs like construction and food and beverage industries do not attract most Singaporeans and so it is bad luck to such investors or employers.
I had a chat with the manager as he was not performing despite 3 years of experience. "The fault lies with your leadership," I said to Khin Khin who is the licensee. "It is rare to employ a manager who is self-motivated and driven and since you were in Yangon for the last 2 months, your manager would not close sufficient cases to cover the rental and his salary!