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Is There Any Ideal Work Situation For Parents?
A recent survey of executives got conducted around the world which found out that more than 40% males and female parents work from their own will having no financial problems. They work because they can’t stay at home. They survey carried out by Accenture found it out that around an equal number of moms and dads were agreed to the point that they like working and can manage their family as well.
In today’s world this doesn’t really seems surprising because the pay check that they get as a reward of their work, is the motivating factor that pushes the, to work even if the finances is not an issue. They believe that they have those skills and qualification which had to be utilized. Around 50% parents now first think about their career, they want to be independent and capable enough to spend for their own desires.
The survey showed that around 50% of moms having one child under the age of 18 would prefer to work part time which is an ideal situation for them and nearly 30% believe that they can work full time and can give quality time to their family and only 20% said that they don’t want to work because for them family is their first priority. For dads they feel lethargic and lazy if they stay at home and therefore they choose to work rather than staying at home. In fact most of the students now work along with their education to get some practical life exposure even if the finance is not a problem. Even though most universities worldwide now offer work base degrees to professionals and parents who have enough years of experience in a particular field.
Finance issues may be one of the factors that pushes an individual to work but the thinking of the society have changed and they now prefer both male and female to work and show their skills. The recent research shared by a research company in US, the top executives are now under the age of 30 which proves that they posses certain skills and expertise which replaces the years of experience. They are more qualified and are friendlier with new and improved technology and therefore they can work more effectively.
Finance may assume a part in deciding the perfect circumstance. The Pew analysts found that lower-salary mothers and single parents were considerably less averse to say their perfect circumstance might be to work full time.