One mom held a job fair for her kids because they continued to ask for a new cell phone and allowance

Business Insider | 8/23/2019 | Simplemost
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A mother's kids would not stop asking her for new cell phones, expensive outings, and more allowance.

She decided to create a job fair for her kids, with opportunities ranging from "Kitchen Manager" to "Lead Housekeeper," and even made a "Mom's Credit Union."

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Her kids could list out their desired salaries (to be negotiated during the interview process), and she even rejected her oldest son from a job that she felt her younger daughter was more qualified for.

Now, she has launched a Facebook page called This Mom Means Business Inc., where she helps other parents teach their children responsibility.

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One mother — whose kids kept asking for new cell phones, pricey outings and a raise in their allowance — became fed up. So she decided to make it clear that, from now on, they were going to have to work for it.

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Shaketha Marion McGregor shared on Facebook her plan to greet her children with a "job fair" when they got home from school. On the walls throughout her home, she taped up ads for three different jobs — kitchen manager, lead housekeeper, and laundry supervisor:

The "Kitchen Manager" job calls for someone to maintain the kitchen and keep it clean at all times. The person who filled this role would be responsible for making sure everyone washed their own dishes and put them away. The "Lead Housekeeper" would be...
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