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8 April 2012 0 Comments

Interesting jobs in the Navy

Interesting jobs in the Navy

If you are looking for an interesting career that could see you travelling the world on behalf of your king and country then you should definitely consider a role in the Navy. There are a wide range of jobs available from onboard cooks to warfare officers and all offer great job security with excellent benefits. [...]

16 January 2012 1 Comment

Cut the blue wire or the red wire? Join the bomb squad.

Cut the blue wire or the red wire? Join the bomb squad.

There are perhaps few jobs as intriguing, stressful and dangerous as that of being a bomb disposal officer. These fearless individuals risk their lives on every call out to prevent potentially devastating explosions that could cause wide spread destruction and injury. The recent Hollywood blockbuster, The Hurt Locker, highlighted the extreme danger bomb disposal technicians [...]

13 November 2011 0 Comments

Bored with a ‘feet on the ground’ life? Become a helicopter pilot

Bored with a ‘feet on the ground’ life? Become a helicopter pilot

One of the world’s fun careers, flying is every small boy’s dream, with the few who make the dream come true able to choose between fixed wing and rotary wing aircraft. Nowadays, with computers controlling almost everything via the autopilot on a fixed wing aircraft, many ‘hands on’ flyers make the switch to helicopters for [...]

24 October 2011 5 Comments

An inquisitive mind? Become a private detective.

An inquisitive mind? Become a private detective.

Private detectives are involved in a broad range of tasks, everything from tracking down missing people to undercover surveillance work to catch cheating spouses. There is also a thriving corporate market for private detectives providing due diligence on potential business partners and monitoring dishonest employees. It may sound like glamorous work but don’t be fooled [...]

5 October 2011 1 Comment

Move over, 007! – guns, girls and glamorous lifestyles as an intelligence officer

Move over, 007! – guns, girls and glamorous lifestyles as an intelligence officer

OK, ‘The Spy Who Loved Me’ is just a movie, but government, armed forces and police intelligence services are a reality and they do advertise intelligence officer positions with the tag line ‘Your skills could protect the UK’ – or the USA. Obviously, they don’t push the ‘spy’ scenario, but for highly motivated job-seekers looking [...]

4 April 2011 2 Comments

Are you tough enough to be a lumberjack?

Have you ever seen Ax Men? Well if not, let me enlighten you. It’s an addictive American documentary that follows a group of seemingly fearless individuals as they embark on a season of logging. Armed with huge chainsaws they cut their way through the endless forests of North America at an alarming rate. Its exciting [...]

22 March 2011 0 Comments

Navigate the choppy waters – how to find work as a deckhand on an Alaskan fishing boat

Working on a fishing boat in Alaska is surely not for everyone. You need to be a hardy soul to endure the extreme weather conditions, rough seas, long hours and cramped living quarters, but those who can stomach the lifestyle are rewarded with great pay and free lodgings. And despite the fishing industry have its [...]

1 March 2011 0 Comments

Could you be the next ‘Dog the Bounty Hunter’?

You’ve probably seen Duane ‘Dog’ Chapman in action on TV as America’s most famous Bounty Hunter.  It’s an addictive show that will keep you on the edge of your seat as watch the unsuspecting fugitive get tracked down and cornered for an arrest. The outcome’s never certain as although most fugitives come peacefully, there is [...]

23 February 2011 1 Comment

In the line of fire – could you be a bodyguard?

When you see bodyguards in the movies or on TV, it often looks like quite a glamorous job escorting celebrities to and from the latest showbiz event. However it’s also a job that comes with a great amount of responsibility as ultimately you have to be prepared to sacrifice yourself to ensure the safety of [...]

9 November 2010 3 Comments

Are You Tough Enough? Then Why Not Become An Ice Road Trucker? (Yes…Just Like On TV!)

Anyone who calls themselves a true couch potato will readily admit to watching episode after episode of Channel 5′s successful – and ludicrously addictive, for some reason – documentary-drama ‘Ice Road Truckers’. Documenting (as one would expect) the daily lives of these seemingly fearless, and usually bearded, individuals as they go about transporting goods across [...]