I am sure all of you who have seen an episode of the Love Boat wondered what it would be like to work on a cruise ship. I am sure it is just like a vacation. (Kind of reminds me of people who think I get to read books all day because I am a librarian. Yeah. Right.) Well here is your inside scoop! Here you can learn all the cool inside stuff to be the next Julie McCoy.
Of course any career materials this old are going to be suspect. (Insert my tired old rant on dated career materials here.) Even if we forgive the age, this book lacks some basic truths about real work. High on travel, romance, fun, etc. and low on solid information about skills, wages, and working conditions. There is even a bit about gentlemen hosts, which I didn’t realize was an actual career. Evidently mature men are hired to “entertain” the single women with sparkling conversation and good dancing. Hmmmm. I never knew this.
A Port in the Library Storm,