Have you ever spoken to someone about their job and thought; “That’s just not fair” or “How can you get paid to do that?!” However there are some dream jobs out there that a very small amount of individuals get paid to do. Take, for example, a chocolate taster or a professional tea drinker. Who wouldn’t want to spend their day eating or sipping one of their favourite things? However, these are not easy jobs to get into. Apparently it can take 5 years to create a palette that is able to distinguish the different subtle flavours of tea, and if that wasn’t difficult enough the competition for these ‘dream jobs’ is off the chart. When First Choice Holidays advertised for a waterslide tester only one applicant was chosen out of the 2,000+ that applied, now that is a competitive role!
Thanks to the following sources who helped me put together this infographic. If you want to read more about unusual jobs check out:
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