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The Best Job in the World

So Ben Southall bagged the best job in the world, the dream job of Tourism Queensland.  He gets a six-month, live-in contract to promote the Great Barrier Reef, and get paid $100K. This got me thinking what my dream job might be. Here are a few my dream jobs.

 

Consultant, Advisor... I can tell you what to do; just don't ask me to do it. And pay me top dollar for it too.

Mentor, Coach (corporate kinds)... I would love to share my knowledge and experience. Fortunately I get to do this a lot in my current job, so I am pretty much close to doing what I really like.

Teacher (academic kinds)... Become a professor in a management school, new batch of students each year, lots of time to research and experiment. Unfortunately schools require me to have fancy degrees before they would even consider me as a professor.

Writer... full time that is, not just writing a blog, and not just work stuff either. If only I can figure out how it will pay for my mortgages.

Producer, Director... of a full fledged Bollywood movie. Heck who wants the critics awards… I want the whole nine yards to produce and direct a Bollywood movie. I just need to find a close relative in the likes of Karan Johar to get started.

 

So what's your dream job?

3 comments:

Sri said...

Gud one manish, I liked the last one especially :) if u do a flick with SRK, please do let me know :)

most importantly, this made me think what would be on my list...

Billy LetsBuyIt said...

Ben is one lucky guy, anyone who’s not jealous of his dream job has to be crazy!!! For all those who were not chosen for the best job in the world in Australia, don’t get too upset, the second best job in the world is now hiring! LetsBuyIt.com is currently searching to hire for the second best job in the world, an international shopping consultant. If you are a shopping expert and spending one month shopping all over the world in your dream job then you must apply! The chosen Candidate will sign a one month contract to travel in business class to 7 shopping capitals such as: Paris, Milan and Tokyo to name a few. They will stay in the finest hotels (thanks to accorhotels.com) and in addition be provided with €10,000 for shopping and a salary of €5,000. In return they will be asked to write a blog documenting their journey. To apply visit our partner monster.co.uk to submit your CV and submit your video entry to our website http://job.letsbuyit.com before the deadline 14 December 2009. You finally have another chance to be hired for a dream job!

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