Question: What is yellow collar job?

Gold-collar – introduced in the early 2000s, this refers to a high skilled multi-disciplinarian or knowledge worker who combines intellectual labor—which is typically white-collar—with the manual labor of blue-collar positions.

Why is it called blue-collar job?

Blue-collar jobs are considered “working class” jobs, which are typically manual labor and paid hourly. The term originated in the 1920s when blue-collar workers—such as those in mining and construction—wore darker color clothes (e.g. jeans, overalls, etc.) to hide dirt.

What color collar is a teacher?

The term pink-collar job was coined around the 1970s and referred to jobs traditionally held by women. Those jobs were specifically: teachers, nurses, and secretaries.

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