Thinking Of Quitting Your Job - Here Are The Weirdest Careers You Could Pick Next

I know: You are at your desk, watching the hours go by, scrolling all of your social media (including MySpace) and trying to survive so you can pay rent. I don't want to make you feel sad, but there are a lot of jobs you could get that can be really worse than yours, or much much better.

Here's a list of the weirdest jobs in the world. Some of them have no reason to be, others are old fashioned and useless, and others are extremely dangerous. If you want to make a radical change in your life take a look at the 50 weirdest careers you can pick if you quit your current job. Some of these people are the luckiest, but you would never think of getting some of these jobs.

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BED WARMER

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This is not one of the weirdest, so imagine the rest of this list. Some hotels have people that are called "Bed Warmers" and their job is to… well, you probably figured that out: Keeping the bed warm before the guest arrive.

PROFESSIONAL HITCHHIKER

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These people actually charges you to ride in your car. The thing is that in Indonesia there are fast lanes for cars with three or more passengers, so you can hire a professional hitchhiker to ride in your car and avoid the congestion.

GOLF BALL DIVERS

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Someone has to save those balls and take them out from the bottom of the ponds. This job is not that bad, except for the times you have to work in a dirty hole with algae everywhere and maybe AN ALLIGATOR.

PET FOOD TESTER

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I don't know why they hire humans and not dogs, but I guess this is a cool job. If you enjoy eating horrible food that tastes like a decomposing body.

FACE FEELERS

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Face Feelers work for cosmetic industry. They are the ones that feel the results in the skin of the testers. They must have a tremendous sense of tact and memory.

SNAKE MILKERS

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Snake venom can be used for investigation, such as finding proper antivenoms and medical research. The Snake Milkers must grab snakes and "milk them" so they release their venom on a container.

BODY PART MODEL

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If someone tells you "You have nice elbows" when you ask if you are pretty don't take it the wrong way: Turn it into a career! Your elbows can be world famous and you can receive a huge salary!

WORM PICKER

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Have you ever wonder how the worms get into the shops that sells them for fishing? Worm Pickers! They go out everyday to grassy places after dark and get them.

ARMPIT SNIFFER

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They work for deodorant companies to improve their products. They do what you think they do: They smell other people's armpits in order to write reports and make this world smell better.

COOL HUNTER

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Cool Hunters travel around the world to get the latest trends to the brands they work for. They need to be very trendy and know everything about the fashion world.

WINDOW CLEANER FOR THE GHERKIN

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The Gherkin is one of the most famous modern buildings in London. It is 40 stories tall and cleaners work in teams of nine during ten days to have it all cleaned.

DISNEYLAND CAST MEMBER

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The folks that work in Disneyland are called "Cast Members" and they need to follow a series of incredible rules. They can't say "I don't know" and they can't leave their roles. You must be a great actor then.

WARDEN OF THE SWANS

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The Warden of the Swans take care, along with the Queen's Swans Marker, of all the swans that the Queen of England has living in the River Thames. A tradition that started in the 12th century and also involves counting all the swans once a year.

THE RAVENMASTER

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It seems like England has a bunch of weird jobs. There's a legend that says that if the six ravens that live in the Tower of London leave the place the Tower will crumble and the entire British kingdom will fall. A huge responsibility for the Ravenmaster, in charge of keeping them safe.

PROFESSIONAL PUSHER

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These people are in charge of making you get home or your work faster. How? Doing their best so you can enter into the first train that passes by. Like tunas in a can.

SLEEPER

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There are people that get payments for… SLEEPING. Yes, that thing we all love to do. They are used by scientists to perform some studies and research on them, to fight diseases and stuff like that.

VOMIT CLEANER

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Someone has to do the nasty job. People go to amusement parks, ride a rollercoaster and vomit. All the time. And these fine men and women are hired to clean that up.

WATER SLIDE TESTER

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Water Slide Testers have to check all aspects of safety and make sure these rides are absolutely safe. They are the ones that sacrifice themselves for a pay so you can ride without any harm.

PAPER TOWEL SNIFFER

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These people are hired by the paper towel companies to check that the smell of their products is ok before, during and after use. Don't ask how they do it.

CHICKEN SEXER

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I don't know why but they need to know if the chickens are boys or girls. So, they need to hire a few people that grab them and check that information. Nice.

CAR PLATE BLOCKER

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There's a law in some countries to avoid congestion in the roads. Plates ended in odd numbers are allowed to transit some days, and in even numbers other days. People that want to ride their cars whenever they want hire a person to cover their plates.

RENTAL MOURNERS

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If you are not that popular now that you are alive, there's two things you can do: Start making an effort to have more friends or hire professional mourners to cry at your funeral.

BICYCLE FISHER

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As long as the furniture's not made of cactus, this job's pretty cool. You have to sit, wriggle and sleep on the furniture to asses its comfort. This job is so cool that it's weird.

OSTRICH BABYSITTER

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An Ostrich babysitter is quite literally a person who watches young ostriches as they do their own thing. Ostrich babysitter watch them just to keep them safe from pecking at others or running off.

GUMBUSTERS

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When there's something sticky in your neighborhood, who you gonna call? Gumbusters! If you like having sidewalks and tables clean of ugly dry gums, this might be the job for you.

PROFESSIONAL APOLOGIZER

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This custom began in Japan, but then it moved worldwide. There's people who can apologize for you. By hiring an expert, not only do you get to avoid the discomfort, you also make sure that the person gets a proper apology. These agencies train their employees to handle things based on the gravity of the situation.

HUMAN SCARECROW

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It seems like regular scarecrows don't work anymore. The birds are coming more and more intelligent. We had to take care of that problem and we did: There actual people scaring crows.

PAINT DRYING WATCHER

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Companies actually hire people to do this. It has nothing to do with taking care no one sits on a recently painted bench or something, is about making sure the paint is durable as it dries.

ICEBERG MOVER

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There's a lot of people that have to thank the Iceberg that sank the Titanic for their careers. One of them is Leonardo DiCaprio, and the others, the professional iceberg movers.

SHOCKER

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In Mexico some people think that being electro shocked can sober you up. And when there's a belief, there's a business. You can find guys that shock you for a few bucks.

CROCODILE PSYCHOLOGIST

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First you need to understand that a crocodile psychologist is not a crocodile that analyzes the rest. They are actually human and they study crocodiles behaviour. I think I pass this time.

FULL TIME NETFLIX WATCHER

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Netflix have hired someone to watch all of their content before it is available to the public and their role is to review and assign each program its correct tag, which help us viewers find exactly what we're after.

RENTAL BRIDESMAID

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Can you tell who the fake Bridesmaid is? That's the real talent! If you don't have much friends or the ones you have are lazy and have bad taste, you can hire a fake one!

DOG SURFING INSTRUCTORS

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Dog surfing instructors, who you can find at certain ocean resorts, are people you pay to teach you and your dog to surf. Some locations even offer classes strictly for dogs. I don't know if they enjoy it as much as you do.

FORTUNE COOKIE WRITER

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Fortune Cookie manufacturers have indoor or freelance writers that come up with new witty and interesting messages to put inside cookies everyday. That job doesn't imply any magical knowledge.

SHARK TANK CLEANER

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If I tell you that you have to choose between being a crocodile psychologist or a shark tank cleaner at Sea World, what would you choose? I'd choose DEATH. One may think that they have robots to do that.

VIRTUAL GOLD FARMER

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I don't know much about this but it seems that there's a game called World of Warcraft and that these gold farmers take care of certain things to win gold and then sell it for real currency.

BARBIE DRESS DESIGNER

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Did you think that Barbie dressed with just common, regular clothes? Of course she doesn't. There's a team of designers that… well… design the dresses and outfits that Barbie use.

LINESTANDER

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This is an usual profession. You can see linestanders in crowded events like Apple launches or Black Friday. There's times when you need to pay for the time and patience.

ASH PORTRAIT ARTIST

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If art is your thing but no one pays you for your drawings, you can try this: Paint portraits of dead people with their actual ashes. That's what this dude does, and apparently he is loaded.

LIPSTICK READER

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There's a woman out there that found a way to get incomes without having to work that much: She is a lipstick reader. She can tell your fortune or your past only by looking at the print of your lips on a napkin.

LIVE MANNEQUIN

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If you want to be a model you have to start somewhere. And there are shops that are hiring real life mannequins to model their clothes. You need to be very still, though.

CRIME SCENE CLEANERS

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If your stomach is resistant you can be the last one to get to the crime scene, when the corpses are gone but the blood and maybe some guts remain.

IMAX SCREEN CLEANER

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IMAX screens are about eight stories high. And someone (for some reason that I don't understand) have to clean them eventually. It takes several hours and is often done by midnight.

FOOD STYLIST

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If you see a tasty burger in the menu but when it arrives to your table it looks like a sad donut you can blame food stylist. They make food look good to be photographed.

PROFESSIONAL SNUGGLER

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Do you think that you are alone in this world? There are people that hire other people to snuggle with them. Actually, there are big companies that provide this service.

MYSTERY SHOPPER

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If you love to buy stuff then this is the perfect job for you. Mystery shoppers are hired to act like regular customers and evaluate the products and the employees.

CHIEF HAPPINESS OFFICER

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Chief Happiness Officers are in charge of making every worker of a company happy. That sounds lovely, but this is actually meant to improve productivity, avoid conflicts and retain talents.

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