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 [...]

5 November 2011 0 Comments

If man’s best friend is your best friend – become a Dog Trainer

If man’s best friend is your best friend – become a Dog Trainer

Becoming a professional dog trainer is a dream job for many people who get on better with their four-legged friends than they do with their two-legged ones! However, to make a success of this unconventional, yet interesting career, it’s essential to have empathy with all dogs, not just with your own furry favourites. Physical strength [...]

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 [...]

21 October 2011 1 Comment

Mopping up after a violent crime – could you be a crime scene cleaner?

Mopping up after a violent crime – could you be a crime scene cleaner?

Following a violent or serious criminal act, such as a murder, the crime scene is cordoned off to allow the police, fire service and forensic investigators to gather any evidence and establish what happened. Once their enquiries have finished they very rarely offer to clean up the crime scene. That rather grim task is left [...]

10 October 2011 0 Comments

If you’re crazy about loud bangs and sparkling skies, become an autopyrotechnician

If you’re crazy about loud bangs and sparkling skies, become an autopyrotechnician

Invented over 2,000 years ago by the Chinese, fabulous fireworks displays are now the norm when there’s a celebration anywhere on the planet. From New Years through Olympics openings to royal weddings, pop concerts, saints’ days and local events, fortunes are spent on lighting up the skies with myriad colours, breathtaking designs and mighty explosions [...]

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 [...]

30 September 2011 0 Comments

Become a forensic dentist

Become a forensic dentist

Forensic dentistry is an interesting area of forensic science and is concerned with the examination of teeth to help law enforcement agencies solve cases. In some cases it may be because the victim can only be identified from their dental records or in others, perhaps an attacker has bitten their victim leaving a clue to [...]

20 September 2011 0 Comments

A steady hand and a passion for body art? Become a tattoo artist!

Old Hollywood movies romantically depict tattoo studios as murky, smoke-filled basements with questionable clients and even more questionable artists, along with Harley Davidsons parked on the scruffy street outside. The 21st century reality is law-enforced scrupulous cleanliness, tattoo designers with business acumen as well as imagination and talent and clients from every profession from banker [...]

5 May 2011 0 Comments

Want to knock things down for a living? Become a demolition expert

Everybody secretly loves to demolish things, it’s human nature. Just watch any child on the beach as they spend all day building sand castles only to knock them down in 10 seconds flat. Building things is fun but destroying them is exciting. It’s certainly entertaining to watch a crane swing a wrecking ball into a [...]

22 April 2011 6 Comments

Make money from blogging – turn passion into profit!

Do you have a hobby or interest that you would like to tell the world about? Perhaps you have an interesting career that you could journalise? Or maybe you just enjoy writing and would like to update the web with your daily thoughts. Whatever your motivation, thousands of people everyday are writing and making a [...]