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7 of the World’s Most Thrilling Jobs–Can You Handle It?

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Finding the perfect job isn’t always easy, is it? You might even consider it impossible to find something that thrills you over the years. However, with a bit of research, and a lot of luck, you might be able to find one of the world’s most thrilling jobs.

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1. Chief World Explorer

How does the job title of Chief World Explorer sound to you? It’s got quite a nice ring to it, hasn’t it? If you like travelling and wouldn’t mind a salary of $100,000 to do it, then this could be the ideal position for you. The company looking for this special employee is a travel site and you can expect to be up against some stiff competition if you enter the job application process. It would be worth it though, as you would get paid a very tidy salary to travel the world and write about the experience.

2. Caretaker of Paradise Island

One job which has already been snapped up is one that involves being the caretaker of a paradise island in Australia. Brit Ben Southall got the gig by fighting off 35,000 other contenders. It sounded like the ideal job, but Ben admitted afterwards that it was blooming hard work. His career in tourism has taken off since then, but the hard work needed to look after an island and the fact he was bitten by a poisonous jellyfish, were a couple of the unfortunate hazards he didn’t expect in his dream job. Still, I’m guessing he would do it all over again if he got half the chance.

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3. Private Investigator

Maybe you like watching movies and you have always fancied being a private investigator. After all, guys like Sam Spade and Mike Hammer had a lot of excitement in their careers, as well as great names. Even if you don’t have the perfect name for a private eye you might be tempted to give this career a go. You can certainly expect every day to be different, as you check up on people and do surveillance work in the field. It isn’t right for everyone, as there is definitely some danger in this line of work, and you might find yourself living in a few uncomfortable situations as well. However, if this sounds like a thrilling job to you, then you might end up loving it.

4. Bartender

Some more conventional sounding jobs can also be pretty thrilling. It all depends on what you do with the skills you learn and the contacts you make. For example, if you work as a bartender, then this is the kind of career that can take you around the world. You will find bars just about everywhere on the planet and many of them are looking for new workers at any given time. This is why many travelers decide to work as bartenders as they travel the globe. By getting experience in this role at home, you can feel comfortable about taking a job anywhere, living through new experiences, and meeting interesting new people.

5. Airline Pilot

Of course, there are some jobs which are traditionally seen as being thrilling never lose their appeal. The idea of flying a plane for a living certainly sounds pretty good. There are different types of pilot positions around, from commercial jobs with the big airlines to military ones. They all require different skills and the ability to stay calm when under pressure. You could use a job finder service to look for this kind of role if you decide to do something a little more thrilling with your life.

6. Computer Games Developer

If you love playing computer games then perhaps you would love making them as well. Computer gaming is a big industry right now and could give you the chance you need to use your creativity. A great way to get started is by making mobile apps and taking it from there, as this is a massively expanding market all over the globe.

7. TV or Film Stunt Man

Okay, after a fairly normal sounding job it’s time to go to something a bit more out-of-the-ordinary. TV and film stunt men have been amazing us for decades and it is a type of career which won’t be going away anytime soon. Sure, you need to be kind of tough and be able to cope with the odd bruise here and there. If you need to lie down in bed for a few hours after stubbing a toe, then this probably isn’t the job for you. However, if you can handle it, then you too could live The Fall Guy. Wouldn’t that be a fun career?

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