What It Takes To Be a Mall Santa

Mindflash

Thousands of malls around the United States are packed with professional Santas — jolly, reliable Santa Claus stand-ins who entertain children and families between now and December 25. Although in one case at Macy’s in San Francisco , a longtime Santa was relieved of duty last week after sharing an off-color joke with a couple grown-ups.) So what does it take to succeed in the business? What Is The Pay Scale? The Downsides Of The Job.

Apprenticeships in the U.S. by the Numbers [Infographic]

Pract.us

Some are developing apprenticeship programs in which employees learn while they earn. These programs have long been overlooked in the U.S., Here’s a glance at today’s state of apprenticeships by the numbers. The US has seen marked growth in apprenticeships. The numbers show the benefits to employers and job seekers. As of the last quarter of 2016, there are 505, 371 active apprenticeships in the U.S. The benefits for apprentices.