The influences on our vision of jobs


There are so many promotional posters for courses and/or training programs that adorn the walls of the metros, bus stops and newspapers, all promising to lead you straight to success. Every day, readers and passengers look at them and often think about them with more or less interest.
At first, they wonder what a day would look like in that job and often think of it in a positive way before reminding themselves of a few reasons why it isn’t for them: “technician/mechanic for the STIB means working outside in the winter and I would never do that”.