Advice for Children, Teens and Parents
Getting Your Kids Ready for Work
We all want our children to be successful in life. We hope to one day see them in satisfying careers with the promise of growth. The thought of seeing our children in dead-end jobs saddens us. We wonder, though, if there's anything we can do to help ensure that they are successful. There is. Find out what skills your children need to succeed.
Helping Your Children Make Career Choices
The earlier children start thinking about their future careers the more time they'll have to explore the many options that are available. Here's how you can help them.
Teens and Work: Rules and Regulations
Do you want to get a job, but think you may be too young to work? In the United States, teens as young as 14 can work, but there are some restrictions. Find out what those restrictions are in all 50 states.
Tips for Teens Who Toil
Congratulations! You have your first job. It can be a great learning experience, if you take charge of your own success. Follow these tips and you'll be on your way to becoming a "good" employee.
Everybody wants to work at Disneyland or Disney World. If you looked at my email you'd think so too. I get a tremendous amount of email from people who have visited one of the theme parks and now want jobs there. Disney makes it easy to find out what job opportunities are available.
Career clubs help children learn about various occupations. Learn how they work and find about resources you can use if you want to run a career club.
Learn about job shadowing, which gives children exposure to a particular job or career. Children visit adults at work.
Ms. Foundation for Women: Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day
The Ms. Foundation sponsors this annual event which takes place on the fourth Thursday in April. Its purpose is to "focus attention on the needs and concerns of girls and to help then stay focused on their future during adolescence."