A netizen recently related his experience of applying for an F&B position at Auntie Annie's pretzel shop. His experience explains why his no Singaporean will ever work in F&B, and why cheap foreigners are pushing down living wages for Singaporeans.
"After my previous job I decided maybe I'm not suitable for an 8-5 office position, so I decided to keep my options open.
Was at nex for food, and chanced upon this pretzel shop (quite famous chain wor) with a hiring notice.
Wah no disrespect to people in the F&B industry, but for a full time position $1450 is what sia? After CPF deduction, take home approximately $1160. An NSF officer earns more..."