In your opinion what is the best job in the world?
I recently read an article by the Financial Times journalist Lucy Kellaway. Lucy described meeting an acquaintance who had gone from being a marketing director on £200k per year to a postman earning £20k per year. The part time postman described his new job s much healthier that his previous one. He walked 4 miles a day
And when he went home @ 1pm every day , he did not have to give work another taught until 7.30 the next morning In his old job, worries from the office took up permanent residence in his head…….. In his opinion ,the only good things about being a senior manager are status and money
and If you ignore those
Then being a postman really was a much nicer way of passing the time.
If you type ‘The best jobs in the world’ into Google
You will find an overwhelming amount of subjective opinions
A few caught my attention, such as
*Last year a Bed manufacturer employed a Student from Birmingham city University to sleep in their range of luxury beds Every night
for a month
and update a Blog on her experiences.
The student was paid £1,ooo a month.
*First Choice holidays employ a water resort tester.
He travels 27k miles a year
Testing holiday resort water slides for
*The one that really caught my attention was an add for a Caretaker in Australia. In February 2009, an AD for a caretaker was placed in the recruitment section of newspapers in Europe , Russia the United States and China With the heading
‘ Beautiful one day , Perfect the next’
The ad attracted worldwide attention
It was a PR stunt offering the chance to be caretaker of a tiny tropical Island in Australia and part of campaign by Queensland Tourism to publicise the charms of the Great Barrier Reef
The successful candidate will have to go scuba diving, snorkeling and hiking
Applicants did not require any skills, or experience, and there is no age...
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