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Crazy Careers to Consider
19 minutes | Sep 30, 2020
Career Lightning Round #2
Today we’re once again doing a second lightning round. In our lightning rounds, we do a quick overview of some interesting careers out there that we find interesting, but can’t find a lot of information about on how to get into the field. But are interesting enough to feature and decide if it’s something you are interested in. This week we feature: Nail Polish Namers, Pick-up Artist Instructor, Animal Acupuncturist, Ayurveda Healer, and Feng Shui Consultant!
22 minutes | Aug 24, 2020
Career Lightning Round #1
Today we’re once again doing lightning rounds. In our lightning rounds, we do a quick overview of some interesting careers out there that we find interesting, but can’t find a lot of information about on how to get into the field. But are interesting enough to feature and decide if it’s something you are interested in. This week we feature Hippotherapist, Color Consultant, Flavorist, Fragrance Chemist and Horticultural Therapist
19 minutes | Jul 20, 2020
Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)
Today we have an interesting career if you like to travel. It’s Teaching English as a Foreign Language otherwise known as TEFL. And as luck would have it, our co-host Tim did this for a year right outside of college, wo today, we’ll be giving a bit of first-hand knowledge to go with our research to tell you guys exactly why this is such a great career that you may want to consider.
19 minutes | Jun 29, 2020
Voice Over Artist
So, this week, we’ve a career where you’re heard, but rarely seen. Guessed it yet? A voice over artist! A voice over artist is someone who lends their voice to cartoons, TV shows, documentaries, television and radio commercials. There also is a huge need for voice over artists in video games too. So if this sounds intreguing, listen in and find out more!
15 minutes | Jun 8, 2020
Today we have an interesting career, as in many ways, it probably shouldn’t exist for many reasons. The career? Bicycle messenger. They transport goods just they do the same thing just like a mailman, or UPS and both of those services have a larger reach. A bicycle messenger only works within a city. The post office and UPS deliver nationwide and usually are much cheaper. So why are they still around? Find out!
20 minutes | May 11, 2020
Pearls, they are some of the most desirable gems in the world. Did you ever wonder how they got out of the oyster and onto your necklace? Well we go diving (ha, ha!) for information and found that there’s a lucrative career in collecting these jewels from the ocean. Want to find out more, well lean in closer, we’ve an interesting tale to tell!
13 minutes | Apr 13, 2020
Airplane Repo Man
You’ve seen repo men on TV. They’re the guys who go around and repossess cars belonging to people who are delinquent on their payments. Pretty crazy right? We could do a podcast on this field, but it’s been done to death. Well let’s kick it up a notch and change “cars” to “airplanes”. Now that’s a podcast!
19 minutes | Feb 17, 2020
What do Sylvester Stallone, Brad Pitt, Renee Zellweger and Megan Fox have in common other than being actors? They all started out as movie extras! While not the best way to become a leading star in the movies, being a movie extra has its own unique rewards like flexibility in schedule, seeing how a movie is made and if you are lucky, seeing a movie star in action. Sound compelling? Learn more in this week’s podcast.
19 minutes | Feb 3, 2020
One of the most ubiquitous, yet overlooked fields in design is Jewelry Design. In today’s society, most everybody wears it, but who are the people responsible for this wearable art and how does one get into the field?
16 minutes | Jan 13, 2020
Do you like food? Do you like photography? Well you are in luck! A career as a food stylist may be for you! A food stylist is a culinary professional who prepares food for photography. Want to learn more? We’ll you’re going to have to listen to this week’s podcast.
21 minutes | Dec 9, 2019
Cartoons. You see them in the newspaper. Things like Peanuts and Calvin and Hobbes. While you may think that being a print cartoonist is an impossible dream, there a lot of other paths to becoming a cartoonist which doesn’t involve a newspaper, where you are self-employed and won’t even need to leave the house. Most importantly, you can make a living at it or “cartoon” as a side job. Want to know more? We’ll you have to listen to this week’s podcast.
18 minutes | Nov 25, 2019
Do you love shopping? Do you love being paid? Well in this week’s podcast, we may have found the ultimate job for you, the personal shopper! A personal shopper helps clients who don’t have the time, interest or ability to shop for themselves by doing it for them. Intrigued? Find out more in this week’s podcast!
18 minutes | Nov 4, 2019
White Hat Hacker
For the most part, the movies have portrayed hackers as a socially awkward person, living in a basement wearing a hoodie stealing money from bank computers. While there may be some truth to that stereotype (heck we don’t know) we definitely know that there are ethical hackers, or white hat hackers who hack into computers for good. Intrigued? Find out more in this week’s podcast!
18 minutes | Oct 21, 2019
5 Crazy Careers
In this podcast we feature not one, but FIVE different crazy careers, which include: Professional Pusher, Antique Picker, Water Slide Tester, Electric Shock Giver, and Iceberg Mover. Seriously, these are all real jobs, and to find out more, you’re going to have to listen.
22 minutes | Oct 7, 2019
Social Media manager
It’s another Crazy Careers to Consider, and up this week is: Social Media Marketer. Despite what you may think, the art of social media marketing is a challenging one. From choosing the right channel to communicate with your customers and potential purchasers, to developing content that resonates with your audience it could be the most interesting position within a marketing team. Interested? Find out more in this week’s podcast.
19 minutes | Sep 23, 2019
Ever watch the news and see the guys who measure snowpack in the Sierra’s during the winter? That’s a limnologist a professional who studies inland waters and its ecological impacts to the environment and drinking water. Who knew! Find out more about this interesting career and why it may be for you!
16 minutes | Sep 2, 2019
Golf Ball Diver
In this week’s podcast we feature a career that involves wildlife, recycling, scuba diving and golf balls? Yup in this podcast we feature the unusual career of Golf Ball Divers who retrieve balls from those par three holes with a lake in front of the green. Needless to say, these careers are swinging!
20 minutes | Aug 12, 2019
According to Price Waterhouse Cooper, an astounding 97% of all businesses believe that Project Managers are critical to a business’ performance and organizational success. Sound like an interesting career? You bet it is. Find out more on this week’s podcast and how to enter the field if it sounds appealing to you.
12 minutes | Jul 29, 2019
Wind Turbine Technician
Q: What do you get when you mix an electrician, a surfboard repairer and a rock climber? A: A wind turbine technician. If this combination of skill art and physicality sound appealing to you, listen to this week’s podcast. We may have found the perfect career for you!
19 minutes | Jul 15, 2019
Marketing. Not the go to the grocery store type, but the real live Mad Men (and women) of today who work the fine art of matching products to consumers. Learn more about this cool career and why you may want to consider it. And for our trivia section, find out the relationship between the movie Bull Durham and marketing.
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