Hired to test beds for comfort, these individuals must be quick and easy sleepers.
In Newfoundland, Canada, ice pilots and tugboat operators shift icebergs away from oil rigs and shipping lanes for safety.
Some cultures hire mourners for funerals, especially when there are few attendees to grieve.
Standing in lines on behalf of clients, these professionals save time in ticket lines, product releases, and event registrations.
Japanese station attendants push and shove passengers onto overcrowded trains during rush hours to ensure doors can close.
Testing pet food for taste and texture, these experts ensure it's palatable to pets, requiring knowledge of pet nutrition and behavior.
Collecting snake venom for research and medical treatments, vital for developing snakebite treatments and more.