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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Six Coolest Jobs in the World


The title “Six coolest jobs in the World” might confuse someone in a way that some great jobs are available at somewhere for the graduates. But, here it is entirely different to the professional jobs. The coolest job is one where you can express your personality at work which you love to do and you are also paid for that job. These types of jobs do not require much effort to perform them. People think that the activities like drinking whisky, playing golf, whistling, riding of bicycle, etc. can be done only at free time to get relax. But, some people are so lucky that they are paid for doing the jobs for which they are passionate. Take a look to some of the examples of coolest jobs described below, you will be definitely surprised or you might feel yourself to be part of it:
Bike Rider for Google Maps
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Google has appointed two young gentlemen to ride dopey looking tricycles around the France to take photos of historical sites which are not able to achieve through car. This three-wheeler bicycle contains long pole having 9 cameras that able to capture 360 degree shot of the area, a computer, a GPS as well as a generator. The device tooling around the French capital requires all these things to carry out its task including three-dimensional images to Google's Street View Maps. The riders have to visit famous places like Chateau de Versailles, the Jardin du Luxembourg on the city's Left Bank or Les Halles and west of Paris in the centre of the French capital. Riders appear in the Google tee-shirts and white helmets on the roads of France. Some people particularly do riding for pleasure while these two guys have got chance to enjoy it together with work. 
Tester of Waterslide
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Waterslide is fun for everybody but how it feels if someone gets opportunity for watersliding? You may reply that it is like to see stars on day. Actually, the Tommy Lynch, just of 29, has got job for testing waterslides in different aspects such as height, speed, water quality and safety at holiday giant First Choice. He has to move around the world for examining various waterslides to ensure that everything is accurate for vacationers. In 2008, Lynch travelled at numerous holiday villages at Majorca, Turkey, Cyprus, Lanzarote, Egypt, Costa Del Sol, Mexico and Dominican Republic. Lynch says that he has the ‘best job’ in the world. Really, the job like Lynch is a wonderful profession and many people wish to do as it, especially those who do not like desk-bound work.
Caretaker of Island:
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People spend money for living at paradise like Island while Ben Southall, 34 receives money for staying at island. He has job as an ‘Island Caretaker’ on Hamilton Island off Queensland, Australia. He gets $106,000 to pass 6 months on the island. You will be shocked on knowing his working hours; he has to work for only 12 hours in a month. He got this coolest job by beating 35,000 applicants who applied from all over the world. The job tasks of the Ben Southall include sunbathing, snorkeling, watching whales, swimming, exploring as well as relaxing on the island and finally updating blogs to promote the island. Ben has been also provided with rent-free three-bedroom villa with pool to live there.
Director of Fun at a museum
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Now a seven year old Sam Pointon acquired an incredible job at this age as the rail ‘Director of Fun.’ He sought to become the director of York’s National Railway Museum. For this he wrote a letter to the museum titled as “Application for director” and requested for an interview call at the centre, in York. The letter included credentials regarding the position in addition to his skill on train set. He included in the letter, “I am only six but I think I can do this job.” “I have an electrick (sic) train track. I am good on my train track. I can control two trains at once.” The staff members of NRM were so impressed by his passion and they selected him as “Director of Fun.” Sam has to tell only his thoughts to the bosses of NRM that how they can ensure the NRM shop as most fun set for kids to spend a whole day. In return, NRM has provided him a gift voucher for the NRM shop and an opportunity to enjoy a VIP day out at the NRM with his family. May be some adults do not find this job as best, but it has surely astounded the life of 7 year old Sam.
Luxury Bed Tester
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Sleeping during the work is never allowed, it is like a restriction on job and always connected with the threat of firing from job. This limitation is the occupation for the student of Birmingham City University, Roisin Madigan. Oh! How great if sleeping is permitted between job hours. Roisin, 22 has been appointed for the job of "sleep survey" to test luxurious beds of Simon Horn Ltd. for a month. She has to sleep on different models of company at every night to check their comfort and quality facets. Really, what a hard work she has to do! For this job she receives £1,000 for a month. The luxurious beds of the company are created for the Savoy Hotel. Roisin spends the time from 10am to 6pm on the beds at the company's showroom in Edgbaston and then she creates blogs as per her experience.
Wine Taster and Blogger
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Just make a picture in your mind about staying at the heart of Sonoma County where you can enjoy more than 450 wineries on each single day together with the beautiful view of northern coast of California. Imagine the rent free living, learning of intricacies to formulate perfect wine as well as capturing and sharing whole experience with everyone. Have you ever heard that someone paid with $10,000 per month for doing this kind of work? You may hear it as a story only but it’s true for Hardy Wallace. He was the first guy to submit his application at the Murphy-Goode Winery. He was selected from over 2,000 candidates for a highly advertized “dream job” in California wine country and became “wine country lifestyle correspondent” with $10,000 p/mo for 6 months. The job requires to drink wine and to update about it on Facebook as well as Twitter to promote their products for wine drinkers. This job is surely worthy to add in the six coolest jobs in the world.
Video of wine taster and blogger, Hardy Wallace from YouTube: