Quirky Careers & Offbeat Occupations of the Past, Present, and Future: Exploring Weird, Wacky, and Interesting Jobs You Never Knew Existed
What do lamplighters, digital detox therapists, and professional cuddlers have in common?
Hint: They aren't your typical 9 to 5 jobs.
This isn't your standard career guide. In fact, it's far from it. Dive into a world where jobs aren't just about paychecks, but about passion, peculiarity, and sometimes, the downright bizarre.
Inside "Quirky Careers & Offbeat Occupations," you'll:
- Journey to times where gigs like 'Rat Catcher' and 'Resurrectionist' were legit.
- Discover present-day roles so niche, you'll wonder who even came up with them. Fatburg diver or professional mermaid, anyone?
- Speculate on roles of the future: Could you be the first 'Virtual Reality Historian' or 'Space Tour Guide'?
Dive in not for career guidance, but for sheer entertainment. Revel in the fascinating, funny, and sometimes outright bizarre world of jobs across the ages.
Ready for a journey packed with trivia, chuckles, and head-scratching moments? The wild world of work awaits.
But Wait, There's More!
Finished gawking at the peculiar professions? Think you've remembered the wackiest of them all? Flip to the back and challenge yourself (or dare your friends) with a quirky quiz! See who's the true maestro of offbeat occupations.
Perfect for gatherings, game nights, or simply testing your own retention of the wild world within these pages. It's a lighthearted way to wrap up your journey and share the amusement with others. Ready to score those bragging rights?
- Publisher: Knowledge Nugget Books
- Publish Date: Nov 4th, 2023
- Pages: 192
- Language: English
- Dimensions: 8.50in - 5.50in - 0.41in - 0.50lb
- EAN: 9798988440222
- Categories: • Careers - Job Hunting
"See the world of work in a new way."- Diana Lopez Readers' Favorite 5-Star Review
"If you love history, you will find this book quite fascinating. If you are an entrepreneur, you might just find an idea for a career. It's a quick and easy read and will have you laughing and pondering." - Renee Guill Readers' Favorite 5-Star Review
"Everyone has heard of storm chasers, but have you heard of "resurrectionists," (better known as "body snatchers")? Marianne Jennings takes you on a journey of all types of careers (some no longer exist) in Quirky Careers & Offbeat Occupations of the Past, Present, and Future. Marianne writes in a very intriguing manner that makes this book a page-turner that you won't want to put down.
Even if you have the most fantastic career and are completely satisfied, you will enjoy reading this delightful book" - Philip Van Heusen, Readers' Favorite 5-Star Review