Thinking of job and career ideas is hard!
There are many different job ideas out there. And that’s a good thing! It means that there is something for everyone, no matter what your interests or skills may be. But sometimes, all that choice can be overwhelming trying to think of career ideas. As a career coach I see people struggle with finding inspiration all the time.
It’s hard to know where to start when you’re looking for a new job. That’s why we’ve put together this list of 100 job ideas, to give you some inspiration for your job search. We have plenty more practical careers advice too.
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Each job title will include a brief description of what the job entails, so you can get an idea of what each one is like. If you’re interested then these suggestions should prompt new ideas on a dream role that might be a match or opportunities worth a quick browse. We hope this advice and support will inspire you as you continue exploring your career options! We also have other resources like this to help with career change.
1. Aerospace Engineering
Aerospace engineering is the branch of engineering that deals with the design, construction, and science of aircraft and spacecraft. Aerospace engineers are responsible for the development of new technologies in the areas of propulsion, flight dynamics, avionics, and materials science.
2. Aviation Consultant
Aviation consultants are experts in the field of aviation who provide advice and guidance to clients on a variety of topics related to flying and airplanes. Aviation consultants typically have a background in aviation, engineering, or business.
3. Helicopter Charter Services
Helicopter charter services provide transportation for people and cargo using helicopters. Helicopter charter services are typically used for short-distance trips, as helicopters are not able to travel as far as airplanes.
4. Air Traffic Control
Air traffic control is the process of managing the movement of aircraft in the airspace around an airport. Air traffic controllers use a variety of tools to monitor and direct aircraft, including radar, radios, and computers.
5. Automotive Electricians
Automotive electricians are responsible for the installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems in automobiles. Automotive electricians typically have a background in electrical engineering or automotive mechanics.
6. Boat Builders
Boat builders construct, repair, and maintain boats and other watercraft. Boat builders typically have a background in carpentry, boatbuilding, or marine engineering.
7. Motorcycle Dealers
Motorcycle dealers sell, service, and repair motorcycles. Motorcycle dealers typically have a background in motorcycle mechanics or sales.
8. Vehicle Breakdown & Recovery
Vehicle breakdown and recovery is the process of providing assistance to motorists who have broken down or been involved in an accident. Vehicle breakdown and recovery services typically include tow truck services, roadside assistance, and accident recovery.
9. Clothing Designers
Clothing designers create new clothing designs and oversee the production of those designs. Clothing designers typically have a background in fashion design or textile engineering.
10. Household Textiles Manufacturer
Household textile manufacturers produce a variety of household items, including bedding, towels, and curtains. Household textile manufacturers typically have a background in textile engineering or manufacturing.
11. Toy Designers
Toy designers create new toys and oversee the production of those toys. Toy designers typically have a background in industrial design or engineering.
12. Cabinet Makers
Cabinet makers construct, repair, and maintain cabinets and other woodworking products.
13.Golf Equipment Retailer
Golf equipment retailers sell golf clubs, balls, and other golfing accessories. Golf equipment retailers typically have a background in golf or sales.
Hair stylists provide hair-care services, such as haircuts, styling, and color treatments. Hair stylists typically have a background in cosmetology or hair styling.
15. Makeup Artists
Makeup artists apply makeup and perform other beauty treatments. Makeup artists typically have a background in cosmetology or esthetics.
16. Builders Merchants
Builders merchants sell building materials, tools, and other supplies. Builders merchants typically have a background in construction or sales.
17. Estate Agents
Estate agents help people buy, sell, and rent property. Estate agents typically have a background in sales or business.
18. Fencing Contractors
Fencing contractors install, repair, and maintain fences. Fencing contractors typically have a background in carpentry or engineering.
Gardeners plant, cultivate, and maintain gardens and other landscaped areas. Gardeners typically have a background in horticulture or gardening.
20. Painters & Decorators
Painters and decorators paint and decorate the interiors and exteriors of buildings. Painters and decorators typically have a background in painting or construction.
Plumbers install, repair, and maintain plumbing systems. Plumbers typically have a background in plumbing or engineering.
22. Timber Harvesters
Timber harvesters fell trees and harvest timber. Timber harvesters typically have a background in forestry or logging.
23. Product Designer
Product designers create new products and oversee the production of those products. Product designers typically have a background in industrial design or engineering.
24. Event Planner
Event planners organize and oversee events, such as weddings, parties, and conferences. Event planners typically have a background in event planning or hospitality.
25. Web Designer
Web designers create and maintain websites. Web designers typically have a background in web design or graphic design.
26. Wind Farm Engineer
Wind farm engineers design and oversee the construction of wind farms. Wind farm engineers typically have a background in engineering or renewable energy.
Architects design and oversee the construction of buildings. Architects typically have a background in architecture or engineering.
28. Civil Engineer
Civil engineers design and oversee the construction of infrastructure, such as roads, bridges, and dams. Civil engineers typically have a background in engineering or construction.
29. Environmental Consultant
Environmental consultants help businesses and organizations comply with environmental regulations. Environmental consultants typically have a background in environmental science or law.
30. Food Chemist
Food chemists develop new food products and oversee the production of those products. Food chemists typically have a background in food science or chemistry.
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