No. 9 – The Rate of Change WillRequire Them to Be Life-Long Learners
No. 8 – Our Youth Have LimitedInterest in Working in a Sector that ... • Consistently has the top places to work in Canada • Gives you a better than average shot at becoming your own boss • Provides for flexible work weeks • Delivers substantially better than average benefits • Can be done from almost any-where • Creates the occasional millionare
No. 7 – You Should Be Suspicious When Sectors Grow in Recessions150%140% Changes in Sector GDP 2001 – 2010 (StatsCan - Chained 2002 $)130%120%110%100%90%80%70% Crop and animal production Forestry and logging Manufacturing Transportation and warehousing ICT60% 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
No. 6 – Why Work in Tech WhenThere is Lots of Work in Retail? 2010 – New Brunswick GDP By Sector ($B) Mining and oil and gas extraction  Accommodation and food services Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services  Other services (except public administration)  Professional, scientific and technical services  Utilities  Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting  Information and communication technologies (ICT) Wholesale trade  Transportation and warehousing [48-49] Construction  Retail trade [44-45] Health care and social assistance  Manufacturing [31-33] Finance and insurance, real estate and renting and leasing 24 0 500 1,000 1,500 2,000 2,500 3,000 3,500 4,000 4,500
No. 5 – 01010100 01100101 01100011 01101000 00100000 01001010 01101111 0110001001110011 00100000 01000001 01110010 01100101 00100000 01001111 01101110 01101100 0111100100100000 01000001 01100010 01101111 01110101 01110100 00100000 00110001 01110011 0010000001100001 01101110 01100100 00100000 00110000 01110011 (Tech Jobs Are Only About 1s and 0s) Social HUB Architect Art Director Productivity Manager Cartographic Engineer Customer Success Manager Sound Designer Multimedia Specialist Business Intelligence Analyst Robotics Engineer Technical Writer Campaign Analyst 2D & 3D Animator Checkout - http://careermash.ca/careers
No. 4 - There Are NoTech Jobs in New Brunswick Sales Information Technology (ICT)Customer Service/Contact Centre Engineering/Eng Technologist Health Care Marketing Logistics and Distribution Operations/Manufacturing Trades Retail Jan 7 2013 Accounting/Financial Admin/Support Jan 9 2012 Nursing Insurance Education Food & Beverage Financial Services Social Sciences Human Resources Tourism Real Estate Oil & Gas Agriculture & Forestry 0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 160 No. of Positions Posted on Career Beacon in Previous 2 Months
No. 3 – A Decent Wage Doesn’tTeach Kids How to Manage Money Figure 3: Average Weekly Wage Premium (2010) Computer systems design and related services industry versus overall industry average 70% 65% 66% 63% 59% 61% 60% 55% 56% 50% 40% 34% 35% 30% 28% 20% BC PE NL MB NB CAN NS ON QC AB Source: Statistics Canada. Table 281-0026.
No. 2 – Technology Has NothingTo Do With What People Care About 2012 Access to Learning Award: The Dominican Republics West Africas technological revolution driven by Community Technology Centers (CTCs) mobile phones Whether its tracking locusts or Republic, women are often denied access to In the Dominican government spending, west Africas hi-tech firms are findingopportunities available to men. the educational and employment new solutions to socialthat reason, many resort to Sept 24th For problems - Globe and Mail prostitution, while many more simply resign Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) Study Finds themselves to making due on the limited income “Smart Grid” could cut US carbon emissions by 58% brought in by their husbands or the small stipend provided by - theEnergycollective, May 2011 the government. The goal (of the CTCs)needensure that allto put it all together and “We just is to smart grids people—particularly those who are the poorest, mostthe lights on‟.” effectively „keep marginalized members of society—are able to benefit from the Paper ontools that are Energy A recentGreenpeace 2009 high-tech Renewable - study from the Inter-American Records provided by a Kenyan cell phone privileged few. often only available toBank spent 15 months examining Development a company helped researchers identify travel routes between population centers, OLPC computers in 319 Peruvian the use of offering a year’s worth of data on 15 million anonymous schools that received the notebooks, and found ... cell phone users’ movements around Kenya. The used the data to create a map that shows the OLPC program advanced ... that being part of how malaria is most likely to move between cognitive skills were five to six verbal fluency and different regions in Kenya. months ahead of students outside the program.
No. 1 – As Soon As They Get AWell Paying Job That Helps EnableWhat They Have A Passion For ... They’ll Move Out of the House!