Are you looking at your own job and thinking it’s time for a career change? Are you constantly comparing your job with someone else’s and wishing you could take their place? Below are some of the most weird and wonderful jobs out there; who knows, maybe the time has come for you to reassess your career options.
For anyone who loves chocolate, and there are millions of people out there who do, a career in chocolate tasting sounds like a dream come true. Chocolate consultants work in a variety of sectors, ranging from high street chocolate brands to more niche varieties of chocolate. Many chocolate consultants hold their own workshops and events, to educate people about fine chocolate.
If you have a penchant for beer then many breweries look for technologists to check the quality of their drink. This job does not need you to have a strong stamina for drinking alcohol; instead you need a broad palate that is able to identify a range of complex yet subtle flavours.
Lego is every child’s dream toy. It’s fun, creative and lets you while away the hours making unique creations. There are thousands of Legoland Discovery Centres across the globe and these centres are continuously introducing new and extreme creations. However the competition for a position as a professional Lego sculptor is rife and the hiring process is extremely ruthless.
Shark tank cleaner
Enjoy a challenge? Fancy being placed in a tank full of sharks with the responsibility of having to clean the glass? Not for the faint hearted, a shark tank cleaner is a fun, wild and adventurous job where you will be watched in fascination by hundreds of people. Hopefully, the sharks won’t get hungry in the process...
Addicted to the snooze button? Then maybe your chance has come to make a career out of it! Sleep is a subject that is growing in interest and fascination, and therefore the opportunity to make money out of is becoming an ever-increasing option. Professional sleepers typically take part in sleep or dream studies, while others are responsible for testing the comfort of beds. In 2009, a ‘living art’ exhibition paid women to sleep, so there are plenty of opportunities out there to make money out of sleeping!
Our associated articles also give a great insight into the Dirtiest Jobs Around where we examine the careers of the truly unclean kind, guaranteed to make you cringe. A closer look into the Most Extreme Jobs see’s the professionals taking on death defying acts, just from a normal day in the office! Finally our third related article Amazing Jobs You Never Knew Existed, offers a new spin on the career paths, which leave too many of us topped up with plane old green eyed envy!
Have you ever tried your hand to these roles? We’d love to hear your feedback below!