Jobs

Most people spend anywhere from 20 to 80 hours every week on the job. That's a huge chunk of your time -- so it's a good idea to know what's going on in the world of work.


Whether you're an Air Force pilot or a civilian hobbyist, if you're a drone pilot, you're on the verge of having a whole new world of career options available — if only the Federal Aviation Administration would figure out some rules.

Although unmanned aerial vehicles (aka drones) were originally developed for military use, civilians have found hundreds of uses for them – leading to creation of jobs that never existed before. Fancy being a drone farmer?

Video game writers give voices to video game characters. Breaking into the world of game design isn't easy, but a dream gig could be yours if you put in the effort.

Want to tinker with toys all day and get paid for the privilege? Read on to learn how to make it as a toy tester!

Can you really get paid to shop till you drop? Yup — and you may not even have to quit your day job.

Want to see the world but feel like you can't afford it? As a travel writer, you'll get paid to take readers along as you journey across the globe. Read on to learn how to make your way in this highly coveted field.

Can you really earn money and score free treatments as a spa reviewer? Plenty of people do, and some have found ways to do it full time.

Working adults spend more waking hours in the workplace than anywhere else — you can't blame them for wanting to inject a little fun into their workdays. Do workplace laughs actually make you a better employee?

Can you boost your odds of happiness simply by choosing the right industry, or is there a better path to workplace satisfaction?

As our lives, work and entertainment all become digitally interconnected, new needs and opportunities arise. How will our technologically amped world impact job listings?

Plenty of people make a living through content creation. Is it really as simple as uploading videos and picking up a paycheck?

Want to be the first to strap yourself into the hottest coasters and thrill rides? It's not all fun and games. In fact, it can be downright risky and dangerous being the first riders.

You don't have to be a Tyler Durden when it comes to off-hours work. There are plenty of opportunities for night owls on the job market, from baking bread to fighting crime.

Hemlines up or hemlines down? Platforms in and stilettos out? Fashion has plenty of people who predict trends, but every industry needs them. Is this the job for you?

Right now, in a lab somewhere, someone is testing a scent combination for the 491st time. If your chemistry background is sound and your nose superb, that person could be you someday.

Come aboard, your boss is expecting you. Before you think working on a cruise ship is an excellent way to see the world while working 9-to-5 and sipping free drinks on the Lido deck, read our guide.

Even though flying is no longer the glamorous activity it was in the '60s and '70s, people still flock to work as flight attendants. What's in it for them, beyond the free travel?

Working in your jammies doesn't mean you have to work from home. Maybe you could be a hotel tester, psychic or a professional cuddler! Here are 10 occupations where night attire is fine in or out of the house.

Travel writing seems like it could be a glamorous career — it certainly has a colorful past — but how do you become one? Learn more about this career and whether travel writers can make a living following their passion.

Cosmo Kramer made this gig famous, and it could be a pretty sweet deal for you, too, if you have some acting chops, a fondness for medicine and the urge to help people learn.

Do you whistle while you work, or do you have a case of the Mondays – every day? You may be surprised to learn that money isn't all that important when it comes to loving your job.

Have you ever thought "If only I could get paid for this," as you cruise around happily on a gorgeous summer day? Well, it's possible — but the reality is a lot different than the daydream.

The world is filled with an endless variety of weird and wonderful jobs that have never appeared on a career survey. Animal chiropractor for poodles (and other pets) is but one.

They’re the stuff of fairy tale and animation legend, and even faux documentaries. But some people make a living – and a lifestyle – as merfolk.

There are actually people who consider participating in clinical trials their career. Is it really that lucrative to be a human test subject?