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What Funeral Directors Would Say to People Thinking About Entering the Profession: Don’t Do It!

February 15, 2015

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What Funeral Directors Would Say to People Thinking About Entering the Profession: Don’t Do It!

Being a funeral director is demanding. It’s a 24/7 job that drives your time away from your family and children and most of the time it’s a very thankless job. Most funeral professionals say it is a ‘life calling’ and not a job that you choose, it chooses you. It’s not a glamours job but it can be rewarding. It’s a service first job, one that requires selfless dedication.

We polled the 6,300+ funeral professionals who ‘Like’ the ConnectingDIrectors.com Facebook Page – asking them ‘What is the best piece of advice you would give to someone thinking about entering the funeral business?’ Here is what they said:

(Click on the Facebook Post below to read responses)