[responsivevoice_button buttontext=”Play”] The average American worker spends between 6 hours, 54 minutes and 8 hours, 16 minutes at work. One study in 2012, from UK researched showed that the average person spends about 5 hours, 41 minutes sitting at his or her desk. No matter which data you trust or want to compare the fact […]
There aren’t many people that wake up one day deciding that they want to be a funeral director. Let’s be honest, it’s a pretty macabre job and one that puts a lot of pressure on you emotionally. Most people get into it because they are born into the family business – that way they are used to everything that is involved from a very early age.
If you think you can handle yourself emotionally, then it can be a very satisfying job. You are, after all, providing a service to mourners that are heavily reliant on you. If you can help take some of the pressure off them at what is a very upsetting time, then you are doing some good. If you can take a pragmatic approach to death and you seriously believe you can handle some pretty grim tasks, then it’s time to find out more about what a funeral director’s responsibilities are: