There are endless ways to make a living, in the age of the internet that has been opened up even more. A glorious mishmash of traditional careers like butchers and bakers, and the new-age type bloggers and vloggers. It has never been a more exciting time to enter the job market or indeed swap from a longterm career to something new. We are going to explore the run of the mill to the kooky in this article.
Let’s start with something you likely weren’t expecting on this list. An Armpit sniffer. Yes indeed it is a job, an armpit sniffer is required by deodorant manufacturers to test the quality of the products they are creating. Fabulous – no? An interesting fact is, they also write reports to attest to the standard of the product.
Franchise owner, this one is a lovely run of the mill job. Ideal for people who would love their own business but don’t want to take all of the risks associated with a start-up. There are a whole host of companies ranging from food to elder care franchise opportunities – something for everyone.
Water slide tester. Believe it or not, every waterslide you have ever used has been tested multiple times by a waterslide tester. Not only do they check the overall safety, but also the amount of water that provides the best slide and of course how much fun it is.
Blogging is becoming more mainstream and has been around for years. Initially, as weblogging, it was more of a way to journal or document your life or write about various topics in general. It has morphed in recent years into a career in which many people are staying home and earning a full-time income. It is flexible and comes with many perks.
Dentist or doctor. An incredibly traditional career with lifelong job prospects. Many people make the decision early in life to go into these professions and they take a severe amount of dedication to complete just the initial studies. After that, there is continual learning as medical care, and research is continuously progressing. That said, it is never too late to decide to train in a medical profession.
Snake Milking might not be a career that you have often thought of; it certainly ranks high on the unusual careers scale. Logically, snake venom is required in the medical profession to produce anti-venom. Thus the need for snake milkers has arisen. Each day they spend their hours carefully extracting the venom of certain snakes. The more you know.
Butchers have been a staple of the highstreets for years. Dating back as far as 1272, Butchers have an ancient skill that is more often than not handed down through generations. Your butcher will not only expertly direct you on the best cuts for the meal you are cooking, but they can also prepare the meat for you. The meat tends to be fresher and of higher quality than your average supermarket too.
So there you have it, a couple of kooky careers and a few traditional ones too. Has that got you in the mood for a job change any time soon?