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Your Top Six Dream Jobs Unveiled


Navigating the job market can be as stressful as finding an ideal mate. What if you could script the job that’s perfect for you? In SixContest #60, we gave you the chance (thanks to inspiration from memoirist ADHDean). Your career choices spanned from fantastically hopeful (“Reincarnationist, returning as our spoiled dogs.” –FeyFox) to realistically attainable (“Night club modern jazz piano musician.” –@Bakari45), including some quirky jobs that are long overdue
(“Realism monitor for reality TV shows.” –mzejay). Don’t hit the snooze button yet, some of these “dream” jobs actually sound worth pursuing! –Lauren Jackson

6. “Testing the nap-ability of hammocks worldwide.” –shanny777

5. “Sustainably growing: Food; community; culture; love.” –Anthony Johnson (via Facebook)

4. “Professional dilettante. Photographer. Conde Nast Traveler.”
–@PennySadler (via Twitter)

3. “Fantasy fulfillment of the newly disenchanted.” –ctgoods2

2. “Creating the names for paint colors.” –catsmeow

And the ultimate job of your dreams:

1. “Astronaut, but without all the work.” –@DavidHitt (via Twitter)

Congratulations to @DavidHitt, and thanks to all who joined in the fun. Whether in our SixContests, on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr or at—keep on Sixing!


  • Andrea
    September 12, 2015

    Congratulations to DavidHitt on the #1 dream job and to all the other dream job winners. Here’s to hoping all your dream jobs come true!

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