Calendar of Career Holidays
Every day a lot of people work hard to provide other people many necessary essential services. They make our bread, repair our teeth, fix our cars, teach our kids, build our homes, and so on. Professionals of all sorts do their best to make our everyday life more comfortable and easy. All of them should be appreciated for the work they perform daily. Here’s a list of career holidays celebrated all around the world (by month) to remind us to thank professionals we know for their hard work and good service on their special day.
Career Holidays all around the world for 2021-2022 year
Thursday 20 January
- National Disc Jockey Day in USA
(DJ Day is celebrated in remembrance of the death of Albert James Freed. Freed, also known as Moondog, was an influential disc jockey in the 1950s. He is credited with introducing the term “rock ‘n’ roll” to the world)
Monday 28 March
- Day of formation of the duty units of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia
Friday 15 April
- Stoker's Day
(is celebrated in spring, at the end of the heating season. All shifts workers gether in the boiler room to extinguish the boilers and begin to celebrate. The date of this celebration is not fixed. The local authorities decide when to start and when to finish the heating season but usually it hapends not later than April 30 if the average air temperature is above +8 for 3 days in a raw)
Thursday 2 June
- International Sex Workers Day
(In 1975, on 2nd June, about 100 sex workers occupied Saint-Nizier Church in Lyon, France, to express their anger about their criminalised and exploitative living conditions. On 10th June at 5 o'clock the Church was brutally raided and cleared by police forces. This action sparked a national movement, and the day is now celebrated in Europe and around the world); I Love My Dentist Day
Wednesday 19 October
- Pharmacy Technician Day
(PTDay was first endorsed by Pharmacy Technician Educators Association, American Association of Pharmacy Technicians, Inc. – AAPT and Pharmacy Technician Certification Board in 2015. It has been observed the third Tuesday in October since 1991)
How to celebrate Career Holidays?
Keep track of recognition holidays to be able to make someone’s day by letting them know you’ve noticed their hard work. Don’t forget to express your appreciation for the ones who work the hardest – nurses, receptionists, military spouses and others whose efforts are often performed behind the scenes.