Business & Economics - Careers - General

I Can Get Paid for That?: 99 Creative Careers to Live a Life Less Ordinary

Stuck in a career rut—or finished studying and not sure which direction to take? This book will give you a path to a creative career.

This book is both an inspirational and a practical guidebook, and it profiles 99 interesting, unusual, and relatively unexplored creative career options—from smoke jumpers to fortune-cookie writers, truffle hunters to food stylists, and golf-ball divers to perfumers. While some of the featured careers may not be for everyone (taxidermy, anyone?) others may be the perfect fit for someone’s skill set, interests, talents, and curiosities. This book is an uplifting, positive guide for those that like to think outside the box. Think of it as the alternative career guide your guidance counselor was too afraid to talk about.

About The Author

Jo Stewart is a Melbourne-based writer whose words and images have been published widely, including in VICE, International Traveller and Canadian Geographic. From filing stories from a yacht in Antarctica to writing features from a desert, Jo has worked on expeditions to some of the world’s most isolated places, including the Shackleton: Death or Glory documentary project screened on Discovery Channel and PBS.

  • Publish Date: April 10, 2018
  • Format: Trade Paperback Original
  • Category: Business & Economics - Careers - General
  • Publisher: Smith Street Books
  • Trim Size: 5-1/3 x 7-7/8
  • Pages: 208
  • US Price: $19.95
  • CDN Price: $26.95
  • ISBN: 978-1-925418-42-2

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