What are the common stereotypes of certain jobs that you know of?

Or have you encountered such treatment (being stereotyped) because of your job? How do you handle those bad remarks and what makes you continue with your current job?

Asked By: serenada - 5/23/2006
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The more ignorant an individual is about a certain career, the more they will stereotype it... More
Answered By: David Perkins - 6/2/2006
Additional Answers (7)
IT -geeks Acccountants- nerds Lawyers- sharks Car salesmen, liars
Answered By: beyondyu - 5/23/2006
Many people don't kow how to respond to a female Aerospace Stress Engineer! The majority of people think that Engineers are dull, geeky men when in fact we aren't all like that!
Answered By: ehc11 - 5/23/2006
Janitors, sackers - uneducated (stupid basically) Postal workers - disgruntled overweight black people Computer anything - lanky white geek, generally boring and annoying.
Answered By: Golgo 24 - 5/23/2006
Anything in the service industry - people tend to think they are non-thinking idiots. While sometimes the case they do not need to treat everyone with such disdain.
Answered By: opalescent_angel - 5/23/2006
The common stereotypes I know are Female Lawyers are independent noncompromising people or Successful Bussinessmen are low self esteem egocentric crooks... More
Answered By: joab - 5/23/2006
I was a truck driver for 11 years,and wanted "a life",so started putting app's in the retail industry,as well as the food industry,and they dont want to hire a former trucker because they think you will run off in the sunset.I have some factory experience as well,and not to recently i had an interview for a baker... More
Answered By: quiverquestion - 5/23/2006
blue collar (i.e. plumbers, electricians, construction)-- drunks or druggies... More
Answered By: JB - 6/2/2006
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