Starting work for the first time can both be a daunting experience as well as an exciting experience. It would be a fun idea however to take some time off after you have left school to explore the opportunities ahead of you before you take the plunge. Once you move out on your own and start having responsibility of your own, you will not have the opportunity to explore your opportunities and therefore this is the best time for you to do that.
Many young people today are a taking a gap year off after school in order to travel, explore the world and learn something new such as a new language or a new culture that will not necessarily earn them money but instead will give them the change to do something they love. In fact, there are still ways of earning money while you travel if you are creative. You could create your own blog or video blog and record your journey so that people will watch it. Websites like Youtube will usually pay you money for all of the views that you bring in and you can increase the number of views by speaking about things that matter to young people. One example would be to do a food or restaurant review which features dishes that suit different diets and price points.
If you are looking for financial security, you should consider a banking job as jobs in the banking field are secure and will provide you with completely final security. However, you have to be interested in the subject if you are going to get in to the banking industry.
Of course, you have to remember that corporate banking jobs in Singapore will not be exciting and will not provide you with opportunity to travel or do anything new. You have to be prepared for a life of working indoors behind a desk or behind a computer if you are opting to work in the corporate and banking field.
There are of course many things that you can do that are exciting and also have the potential to earn money. You could choose to travel or learn a new language and earn money while doing this. You can choose to tutor children or adults in your own language while you travel in order to earn money while you travel. In addition to that, you could buy things from the countries that you are travelling to and sell them when you get back to your own country.