Feeling a bit bored of your job and fancy a change? Why not try one of these jobs out? Some do jobs for need, some for fun and some for lack of any other option. In this curious world, one has lots of things to explore and same applies for the job which may get weird, unusual or dirty. They’re probably not to everyone’s taste, but believe it or not these are actually real jobs done by real people. Here are 15 most weird jobs you’ll shock to know but they really exist.
15 Most Weird Jobs You’ll Shock To Know But They Really Exist
A hotel in Finland hired a member of staff as a ‘professional sleeper’ to test the comfort of their beds. The individual sleeps in a different one of the hotel beds each night and writes a review about her satisfaction with each one.
No, this isn’t a joke. Someone actually earns a living watching paint dry. A man in the UK currently has the job and he spends his days painting sheets of cardboard to test how long new paint mixes take to dry and watching for changes in color and texture.
If you have a passion for gum free tables, theaters, and sidewalks, just know that there are people out there who will hire you!
The government has restricted some lanes of traffic to only cars with 3 or more people due to overcrowding. Poor people from the city outskirts take advantage of this by offering drivers to ride with them in the “fast lanes”.
Golf ball divers have to search for the lost golf balls in the waters of golf courses. Around 2,000-5,000 balls can be collected by a golf ball diver every day.
Fortune cookie writer is a real job, done by real people. Manufacturers usually hire freelancers or in-house writers to come up with inspiring or witty fortunes. EHow.com estimates that these professionals earn around $40,000 a year.
The Japanese government employs staff to push and stuff passengers into the subway to make sure that the space inside the train is fully utilized.
There’s a practical reason why the cow fart needs to be smelled. It’s to find out whether the cows are eating the good food and being healthy.