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Old 19-05-2020, 03:37 PM
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Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
there's this guy who got hired by a MC firm from a Big4 because he speaks well and is pretty good looking

by all accounts, his performance at his ex-firm was mediocre at best
Being well-spoken is an underrated quality, especially if that is coupled with the requisite client-management skills.

I am also mediocre at best in terms of law, but i've managed to do well for myself because i am effectively bilingual, well-spoken in both languages and can handle difficult clients (it is still a pain, don't get me wrong).

It is erroneous to think that soft skills are any less valuable. It is a very Singaporean frame of mind.
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