Non-Traditional Career Myths

Myths

  1. Women in clerical jobs make more than trade workers- Being happy in your job will increase your chances of making more money
  2. Men are not nurturing enough to work with small children- Nurturing is more of a personality, not gender
  3. Women are not strong enough for trade or construction- Lack of strength is not a factor in job performance
  4. Women will leave employment to get married and have children- Half of all women with children will return to work in 1-3 years
  5. Women on a job site make it difficult for men to concentrate- HR can provide training so all employees are comfortable in the work environment