Canadian dream jobs: engineers, teachers and astronauts too, says LinkedIn survey

06 Dec 2012

Canadian men dream of being engineers; women want to be teachers. Those are two of the Canada-specific findings of LinkedIn’s “Dream Jobs” survey of 8,000 professionals around the world.

7.3 percent of Canadian men said their top childhood dream job was to be an engineer (we’re guessing that doesn’t mean driving a train), followed by 6.6 percent who wanted to be a doctor. There was a three-way

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Brian Blum

Brian Blum covers the U.S., Canada and Israel for Classified Intelligence Report, and contributes to our special reports and research projects. Originally from San Francisco and now based in Jerusalem, he has been with the AIM Group since 2004. He is the president of Blum Interactive Media, specializing in writing and multimedia content development for online, print, video and audio. His clients include newspapers, universities and non-profits. He is currently working on a book about the billion-dollar bankruptcy of a once high-flying Israeli startup.