As a directory
assistance operator, I give out hundreds of telephone numbers every day.
I sort of like talking to people all day. I earn around $20,000 a year.
But I don't feel very secure
– a lot of operators are losing their jobs
because of automation. Computers do everything these days. So I'm
studying to be a computer programmer at
My clients are all
I make plane, hotel, and car reservations for them.
My annual salary isn't very high
I like my job.
It's pretty secure because travel
is a growing field.
Also, I often
in order to learn about cities, hotels, airlines, and tours. And
when I do, everything is free
the plane tickets,
the hotel rooms, etc.
my job, I mainly work with athletes who have sports injuries. Sometimes
the athletes are famous, not always exciting. My salary is good
$38,000 a year
– and I always
have a lot of patients.
too busy to do physical therapy these days,
and they're happy to give the
work to specialists like us.