A netizen shared how he wants to warn others against joining the insurance industry, citing his own experiences.
Here is the story:
I’m writing this to warn people stay out of insurance business which many young people fall into in recent years.
I’m from a single parent family migrated from neighbour country looking for a better future, my mum passed away when i’m 3. And then, me and my dad been renting houses till now for 20+ years due to all sort of finance straint and wrong decision made over the years which still in big debt now…
Me & my dad are both PR which few year back i converted to singaporean after serving NS, so the story all started from after serving NS, one of my poly closed friend invited me over to one of the big insurance company and i joined without any hestitation due to young mindset i guess, and then nightmare begin….
Does’nt have any family here, no connection to any upper class, not much friends due to always working part time since young to cover the cost of living and the rental. Definetely not good looking, why in the earth when they told me i can success in this career and i belived it?
i tried so hard to hustle warm/cold contact around me until i realized one important thing after joining this career for 2 years. Nobody or very seldom people will get or trust anything i said from a poor dude that always left in their impression since young. Every single colleagues joined this business closed their family within a year with big cases to success and posted in group chat to boast about it.
Everytime they post, everytime i cried so hard, felt so useless & alone in my small rented room shared with my dad.
After 2 years of wasting time & i’m in my late 27 now, i loses all my passion/hopes in this career expecially hustling was nearly impossible during this pandemic period.
I turned myself into trading stock recently & lost all my life saving due to emotional trading.
I have 0 incomes for months and loses all hopes in life.
Guess the only thing that i cant bear to see is my father crying………. i really dissapoint you as a son compared to so many people……….i’m sorry……..
Please stay out of Being a FA, agree or not, if you’re poor and no family connection this will be the last job you ever want to join to ruin your future.
Wish you all make a good decision and strike for the best.”
Editor’s note: Keep your head up bro, you tried your best. Why do we fall down in life? So that we can learn to pick ourselves up. Hang in there brother.
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