In reply to a recent post on careers in sports, Steven Vore said, "no, but I eat, sleep, and breathe music. any suggestions?"
Well Steven, ask and ye shall receive! ;) There's so much info out there, I decided I would break it into multiple posts. Here's part one, with lots of general information and ideas on different music related careers.
Do you eat, sleep, and breathe sports? Do you want more? Why not get paid for it?! Even if the only competition you're qualified for is the National Couch Surfing Championships, there still might be a career in sports for you. Check out the links below for some ideas.
Ever considered a cooking career (or, as they like to say in the biz, a career in the culinary arts)? Here are some sites to give you a little flavor of what it's all about (get it? a little flavor? Oh, I crack myself up).
I read an article today on the DFW Star-Telegram website saying that more and more people are setting off on pet grooming careers. "Pet grooming?!" I thought? Yup. Pet grooming. You know, doggy-do's and kitty-coifs.
And I was surprised at the earning potential of being a pet groomer:
Beginning groomers can make $22,000 to $26,000 annually, and an established groomer/business owner can make $60,000 to $70,000 per year...
If you're an animal lover and the idea of a pet grooming career tickles your fancy, these links should give you a better perspective.
Admit it. You have a secret hankerin' to be the funny papers, don't you. C'mon. Fess up. You've got cartoons in the closet. Go ahead, hold your head high and say in your best inspired oratorial voice, "I want to be....dramatic pause for effect...a CARTOONIST!"
Well I'll be danged! What are the odds! I was just about to post about that very thing. This must be fate. Kismet. Karma! It is, my friend, your destiny to put pen to paper and...
What's that you say? That job of yours is starting to develop the fine bouquet of three day old fish? Time for a complete change of scenery? Check out JobMonkey.com for information on a bucketload of "alternative" job ideas.
Like what? Like these:
- Alaska Fisheries
- Teach Abroad
- Resorts Industry
- Casinos & Gaming
- Airline & Airports
- Ski Resorts
- Land Tour
- Cruise Lines
- Great Outdoors