This week, companies across the U.S. invited employees to bring their children to work. But would you want your child to follow in your career footsteps?
Saturday, April 28, 2012
This week, as Americans observed the annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, came news that almost half of doctors would choose a different career if they had it to do over again. Couple that with reports that job satisfaction in the U.S. isn't great and isn't improving, and we aren't looking at a very optimistic picture for our children's occupational future. Would you want your child to go into the same industry you chose? What advice would you give students trying to pick a career? Share your thoughts in the comments below. But there is a bit of light at the end of the tunnel. The Washington Post questioned the negative results of some recent job satisfaction surveys, pointing to other polls that indicate job satisfaction has …
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We are very fortunate here in Pasco County to have a service that can make job hunting easier. I spoke with Mike Benson of Career Central when he was stationed outside the library in Land O’ Lakes. “We’re here every two weeks and bring the job hunt to you. Our Mobile One Stop unit travels to locations throughout Pasco to make it easier for jobseekers and employers to find each other,” Mike said. Career Central stations a large bus at convenient locations, such as the library. Jobseekers are invited to come inside, sit down at one of the many computers and begin their search for a job. Sometimes a little help is needed to get started, so Career Central makes sure to have customer service representative always on hand to point visitors in …