When I was growing up, my mom used to always insert a nice dose of reality into my career aspirations. “The term ‘dream job’ is an oxymoron,” she would tell me.
And while she might be right to some extent — even the job you want more than anything will probably come with parts you don’t like — she probably didn’t know about some of these jobs.
Tucked in between a world of boring business positions and typical job postings are some absurd yet awesome positions. Companies are offering to pay people to do things most of us would do for free — whether that be tasting new foods or drinks, or writing the poems for Beanie Baby tags.
With that in mind, let’s take a look at five ridiculously cool jobs out there: