It is easy to scoff at young people who say they choose purpose over pay cheque when job hunting, as they did in a recent survey of 19-year-old Singaporeans' worldviews.
Of the 1,000 plus millennials polled, 42 per cent said of jobs they sought that "the job must be meaningful to me". In other words, the job must give them a sense of purpose. That was the No. 1 consideration by a long shot.