Teaching resources & approaches

Why do people work?

Penny Brooks

24th May 2017

This series of one-minute interviews with the holders of some of the world's most unusual jobs could serve quite nicely as an introduction to the study of motivation.

WATCH: Are these five of the most unusual jobs?

From snake-milkers to emoji translators, students could give some thought to what might motivate them to take on such a job themselves - and divide their answers into financial and non-financial factors. 

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