Looking for a job is one of the challenges that all humans face at some point. There are all kinds of jobs, some require much physical strength, others are highly paid and then there are these jobs that do not even seem real. Collecting golf balls from ponds, testing dog food, these jobs are so strange that it is hard to believe that people actually get paid for them.
Find out which are the strangest jobs in the world, many are so easy that you will want to send your resume to apply for the position.
Have you ever touched gum underneath the tables? It is very unpleasant, and guess what? Somebody actually gets paid to remove gum from tables! Let’s just hope they get a decent salary.
The breath checkers, usually hired by companies that fabricate mints or dental products, are responsible for smelling the breath of a person until the mints do their job. They have to make sure that whoever tries the mints ends up with a fresh minty breath.
Taking care of ducks
If you are an animal lover, especially ducks, you should definitely apply for this job. Many hotels employ people who take care of the ducks in their ponds and have the responsibility to walk them through the grounds of the facility.
Ash portrait artist
Although it seems hard to believe, there are companies that hire people to make a portrait with the deceased’s ashes. In Spain there is a company offering this new art as part of their funeral service; the purpose of this is to transform the ashes into a beautiful artistic memory.
In Japan there is a company that hires people to be professional mourners; these people’s job is to apologize on behalf of someone else. It is hard to believe that this job actually exists, but it is more surprising to know that there are people who actually pay for this service.
Apparently, in the UK they have employees specifically hired to lie down on the guests’ bed. The main purpose of this job is to warm up the bed for the hotel guests, it seems pretty simple but I guess more than one employee has fallen asleep at work.