Then he ask me when will I be getting my degree. You see, I'm currently holding a Diploma. All diploma holders are Junior Officers (JO) in my company. Degree holders are Senior Officers (SO).
The thing is, although I'm a JO, I'm actually doing the same stuff that SO are doing. Actually, kinda expected it also. Before I completed my diploma, I've already heard that the only difference between diploma and degree holders is the salary. Their job is the same. Just that you will be getting lower pay than them because you study lesser than them. Ya, how true.
Well, my teamlead wanted to recommend me to be promoted to be a SO, but in order to do so, I need a degree first. Its the company policy. Diploma, JO. Degree, SO. No matter your skill level or number of years working with them.
End of the day, it is still that piece of paper that matters to employers. Haiz.