Nontraditional Job Myths

By: Sierra Michel

Myth 1

Men are not nuturing enough to work with small children.

- This is statement is not true at all because there are plenty of good men working with children such as teachers. Some people may think this is true because it's not a constructive or "manly" job.

Myth 2

Women are not strong enough for trade or construction jobs.

- This statement is not true because women are capable to do anything they can and want. Women can get jobs done as easy as men can do it.

Myth 3

Men who work in nontraditional jobs are not masculine, Women who work in nontraditional jobs are not feminine.

- This statement is not true because men and women pursue careers based on their interest and likes. Every man and woman have different things that satisfy them.

Myth 4

Females do not have strong aptitude for math and science

- This statement is not true because females have a different mind sets and interest. Females are smart too!

Myth 5

Women in clerical jobs make more money than trade workers.

- This statement is not true because men and women are both human beings and should make the same amount of money as men do.