The shortage of blue-collar workers in certain professions in Hong Kong has led to increased wages, but young people are not drawn to manual jobs. Photo: David Wong  The shortage of blue-collar workers in certain professions in Hong Kong has led to increased wages, but young people are not drawn to manual jobs. Photo: David Wong 
The shortage of blue-collar workers in certain professions in Hong Kong has led to increased wages, but young people are not drawn to manual jobs. Photo: David Wong 
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Letters | Even if Hong Kong blue-collar jobs pay more and are easier to land, university degrees are still worth the effort

  • Tertiary education makes us more readily adaptable to our field of work, reducing stress and increasing the diversity of work we can handle

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The shortage of blue-collar workers in certain professions in Hong Kong has led to increased wages, but young people are not drawn to manual jobs. Photo: David Wong  The shortage of blue-collar workers in certain professions in Hong Kong has led to increased wages, but young people are not drawn to manual jobs. Photo: David Wong 
The shortage of blue-collar workers in certain professions in Hong Kong has led to increased wages, but young people are not drawn to manual jobs. Photo: David Wong 
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