Quartz Work: Does courage belong in entry-level jobs? | Burning Glass Technologies

“”To get to the bottom of it all, I had representatives from Burning Glass Technologies, a labor market analytics firm, check its database of over a billion current and historical job ads for this article.

According to their data, some iteration of the word courage appeared in job ads over 2.1 million times in 2018. This is more than double their number from 2014.

Matt Sigelman, the company’s CEO, observed the word appears primarily for jobs in retail, food, and hospitality services at the lower end of the pay scale; in his words, “Jobs that are what you would think would be doing more commoditized, and therefore perhaps less courageous work.””

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