When it comes to the issue the primary aim of working, some people believe that money is an influential factor

TOEFL Essay Topic 53 - Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? The most important aspect of a job is the money a person earns. Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.

Author: sadraman | Date: July 31, 2016 | Score: 5

When it comes to the issue the primary aim of working, some people believe that money is an influential factor for taking a job. However, others have the opposite view. As far as I am concerned, the last point carries more weight. Following, I try to explain some for reasons that people have for ...

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Thirdly, you will build a foundation for imparting wisdom to the next generation through the job, and it is really important because we humans always feel need to convey what we have acknowledged. Like I mentioned before, you are going to face plenty of adversities during work. But through that experience, you will learn valuable lessons. The importance of the grit, the importance of persistence, how to cope with others and so on. These lessons will come to handy not just for you, but also to your children and descendants.

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