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Advertising, PR least valuable careers

Publish Date: 19 Nov 2012, 07:28 PM
Last Updated: 20 Nov 2012, 09:01 AM
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Advertising, PR least valuable careers
Advertising, PR least valuable careers

Washington: Consumers view advertising and marketing as one of the least valuable professions to society, a recent survey has revealed. A research, commissioned by Adobe and conducted by research company Edelman Berland, found that only 35 percent of marketing professionals considered their own profession valuable, a daily reported.

Public relations, acting and dancing were also considered among the least valuable professions, ranking below politics and banking.

Marketers aren't the only people to admit that they don't exactly feel good about what they do.
Of fast food workers, 38.4 percent agree that their jobs make the world a worse place and 17.6 percent of casino dealers feel the same way, according to PayScale.

Majority of Americans are unhappy in their current profession.

Only 47.2 percent of workers in the US said that they were satisfied with their job, according to a 2011 survey of US households conducted by Nielsen.

The last year, a majority of Americans were happy at work was 2005, Nielsen found.

The Nielsen survey also found that where you live may impact how happy you are at work.

Worldwide, more than half of workers intend to find another job within the next year and only 44 percent feel valued by their employer, according to a Kelly Services survey.

Becoming a teacher, scientist, engineer or social worker are the four professions which are regarded as the most valued jobs in society, the study claimed.

(Agencies)

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