- CALL FOR A SUPER SKIVVY FOR ELEGANT ROYALS WILLIAM AND KATE - 13 January 2013
"WILLIAM and Kate have advertised for a “super servant” to help them in their new life as parents...
An internal advertisement at Buckingham Palace calls for someone:
“To provide a high standard of housekeeping for TRH [their royal highnesses] The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge."
- Which is the world's biggest employer?
"The National Health Service (NHS) in England is at the centre of a big political row about its reform. It's often said to be the third biggest employer in the world, after the Chinese army and Indian Railways. But is that really true?"
The Geography of Jobs
"This animated map provides a striking visual of employment trends over the last business cycle using net change in jobs from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics on a rolling 12-month basis."
Update 1, September 14, 2009: Now with July 2009 data
The witch job that pays £50,000
"A job centre is advertising a "witch" vacancy with tourist site Wookey Hole, in Somerset, for £50,000 a year.
The witch, who has to live in the site's caves, is expected to teach witchcraft and magic."
Wookey Hole Caves + The Legend of how the Witch of Wookey was Turned to Stone
'World's best job' in Australia goes to UK man
"A British man has been appointed the new caretaker of an Australian tropical island, a six-month position described as "the best job in the world".
Ben Southall, 34, a charity fundraiser from Petersfield, Hampshire, emerged from a field of over 34,000 applicants...
As well as the salary, the post of caretaker at Hamilton Island comes with a three bedroom beach home, a swimming pool and golf cart.
The job description requires Mr Southall "to explore the islands of the Great Barrier Reef, swim, snorkel, make friends with the locals and generally enjoy the tropical Queensland climate and lifestyle".
As a thoroughly modern caretaker, Mr Southall will also be expected to report back to Tourism Queensland and the world via blogs, a photo diary, video updates and interviews. "
- with videos
Details / Bio about BEN - with a video
Tourism Queensland Seeks Applicants for "The Best Job in the World"
Australia offers 'best job in world' on paradise island
"The job pays 150,000 Australian dollars (105,000 US dollars) and includes free airfares from the winner's home country to Hamilton Island on
the Great Barrier Reef, Queensland's state government said Tuesday.
In return, the "island caretaker" will be expected to stroll the white sands, snorkel the reef, take care of "a few minor tasks" - and report to a global audience via weekly blogs, photo diaries and video updates.
The successful applicant, who will stay rent-free in a three-bedroom beach home complete with plunge pool and golf buggy, must be a good swimmer, excellent communicator and be able to speak and write English."
How to land dream island job
"It's being billed as "the best job in the world" - six months working as a "caretaker" on Hamilton Island in Australia's Great Barrier Reef.
But with competition for the post sure to be cut-throat, how can you make your application stand out?"
- with a video
UN forecasts boom in 'green jobs'
"The UN says millions of new jobs will be created worldwide over the next few decades by the development of alternative energy technologies...
It says "green jobs" depend on a shift of subsidies from oil and natural gas to wind, solar, and geothermal power.
New jobs could also include the expansion of recycling and making environmentally friendly vehicles."
for Specific Careers (jobstar.org)
What interests you ?
- Exploring Career Information from the Bureau of Labor
in-depth information on a wide variety of exciting careers in New
- with : Job descriptions / Interests / Tasks / Skills / Knowledge
/ Education / School programs / Wages / Job outlook / Similar jobs
Occupational Outlook Handbook
- US Department of Labour : "find career information by occupation"
Mary Rose , Henry VIII's favourite 16th
century warship - with many activities (un site à ne pas manquer)
Explore The Mary Rose : meet the crew
- "find out about the work of some of the crew by
clicking on the faces"
(pilot - soldier - gunner - cook - barber-surgeon - carpenter
- officers - archer)