This is an email from a 37 year old PMET, sharing his experience and thoughts on getting a pay cut:

Hello AK:

I recently took up a job offer that pay me 30% less than my previous employment.

I had to look for a new job as my current job is in the oil and gas industry and the office in Singapore might be closing soon.

The new job is much more stable and in view of slower growth in Singapore going forward and me hitting 37, I decided to settle for this job. So many stories of PMET with no job I am worried.

Retrenchment On The Rise.

From here, finally I realize and understand what you say in your various blogs. Let me highlight a few:

1) Find a job that pays you at least what you are worth or better if more. My job in the oil and gas …