Modern Career Advice for Kids

by ParentCo. June 01, 2015

School is too focused on “education leads to a job.” This is not true anymore.
The reality is the average person has 14 different careers in their lives and the average multi-millionaire has seven different sources of income. So anything that is “one-job focused” will create a generation of kids that will learn the hard way that life doesn’t work like that.The world changes fast. The jobs I do now didn’t exist when I was 13. And the jobs she will do don’t exist now. So learning how to learn is more important than memorizing facts.
Source: Hard-Core Career Advice For A 13-Year-Old | TechCrunch


ParentCo.

Author



Also in Conversations

boy playing with building blocks
22 Ways to Keep a Preschooler Busy Other Than Watching TV

by ParentCo.

Parking a preschooler in front of a screen is a fast and easy path to entertainment. But there are plenty of other ways to keep them busy. Here are 22 to start with.

Continue Reading

young family
From the NICU to Entrepreneurship: bökee’s Lauren and Brandon Stuart

by Hannah Howard

Any parent knows you need more hands; the bökee gives caregivers that. It lets them hold/bounce/dance a baby while preparing a bottle. Simple but revolutionary.

Continue Reading

man stopping cars and allowing ducks to cross
Plan Your Next Family Vacation: Real-World Places From Your Child's Favorite Books

by ParentCo.

Give your child an opportunity to live “inside” their favorite books with a trip to one of the real-world locations of their favorite stories.

Continue Reading