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Naomi Rothwell-Boyd, May 9 2022

110 New Job Ideas For Inspiration In 2022

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.

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 textiles manufacturers produce a variety of household items, including bedding, towels, and curtains. Household textiles 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.

14) Hair Stylists

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.

19) Gardeners

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.

21) Plumbers

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.

27) Architect

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.

31) Acoustic Engineer

Acoustic engineers design and oversee the construction of acoustic systems. Acoustic engineers typically have a background in acoustics or audio engineering.

32) Electrical Contractor

Electrical contractors install, repair, and maintain electrical systems. Electrical contractors typically have a background in electrical engineering or construction.

33) Geologist

Geologists study the Earth. Geologists typically have a background in geology or earth science.

34) Marine Engineer

Marine engineers design and oversee the construction of marine vessels. Marine engineers typically have a background in engineering or naval architecture.

35) Metallurgist

Metallurgists develop new metal products and oversee the production of those products. Metallurgists typically have a background in metallurgy or engineering.

36) Robotics Consultant

Robotics consultants help businesses and organizations comply with robotics regulations. Robotics consultants typically have a background in robotics or engineering.

37) 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.

38) Cinema Manager

Cinema managers oversee the operations of movie theaters. Cinema managers typically have a background in business or film.

39) Computer Hardware Engineer

Computer hardware engineers design and oversee the production of computer hardware. Computer hardware engineers typically have a background in computer engineering or electrical engineering.

40) Computer Programmer

Computer programmers write code to create software programs. Computer programmers typically have a background in computer science or software engineering.

41) Database Administrator

Database administrators manage databases. Database administrators typically have a background in computer science or information technology.

42) Concert Promoter

Concert promoters organize and promote concerts. Concert promoters typically have a background in music or event planning.

43) Construction Manager

Construction managers oversee the construction of buildings. Construction managers typically have a background in construction or engineering.

44) Fine Art Dealer

Fine art dealers buy and sell works of art. Fine art dealers typically have a background in art or art history.

45) Graphic Designer

Graphic designers create visual communications. Graphic designers typically have a background in graphic design or fine art.

46) Interior Designer

Interior designers design the interiors of homes and businesses. Interior designers typically have a background in interior design or architecture.

47) Jewellery Designer

Jewellery designers design and oversee the production of jewellery. Jewellery designers typically have a background in jewelry design or art.

48) Theatrical Agent

Theatrical agents represent actors, writers, and directors. Theatrical agents typically have a background in theater or the arts.

49) Tour Manager

Tour managers oversee the operations of tours. Tour managers typically have a background in business or tourism.

50) Theme Park Operator

Theme park operators oversee the operations of theme parks. Theme park operators typically have a background in business or leisure.

51) Asset Manager

Asset managers oversee the financial assets of individuals, businesses, and organizations. Asset managers typically have a background in finance or accounting.

52) Brand Manager

Brand managers oversee the branding of products and businesses. Brand managers typically have a background in marketing or advertising.

53) Business Analyst

Business analysts assess the needs of businesses and organizations. Business analysts typically have a background in business or information technology.

54) Foreign Exchange Broker

Foreign exchange brokers buy and sell currencies. Foreign exchange brokers typically have a background in finance or economics.

55) Import/Export Specialist

Import/export specialists handle the logistics of importing and exporting goods. Import/export specialists typically have a background in business or international trade.

56) Information Security Analyst

Information security analysts plan and implement security measures. Information security analysts typically have a background in computer science or information technology.

57) Insurance Agent

Insurance agents sell insurance policies. Insurance agents typically have a background in insurance or business.

58) Investment Banker

Investment bankers provide financial services to businesses and organizations. Investment bankers typically have a background in finance or accounting.

59) Market Research Analyst

Market research analysts collect and analyze data. Market research analysts typically have a background in market research or business.

60) Mergers and Acquisitions Specialist

Mergers and acquisitions specialists advise businesses on mergers and acquisitions. Mergers and acquisitions specialists typically have a background in business or law.

61) Product Manager

Product managers oversee the development and marketing of products. Product managers typically have a background in marketing or business.

62) Public Relations Specialist

Public relations specialists manage the public image of businesses and organizations. Public relations specialists typically have a background in communications or marketing.

63) Mortgage Broker

Mortgage brokers arrange loans for people. Mortgage brokers typically have a background in banking or finance.

64) Arable Farmer

Arable farmers grow crops. Arable farmers typically have a background in agriculture or horticulture.

65) Baker

Bakers make bread and pastries. Bakers typically have a background in baking or pastry making.

66) Cheese Maker

Cheese makers make cheese. Cheese makers typically have a background in dairy science or food science.

67) Chocolatier

Chocolatiers make chocolate. Chocolatiers typically have a background in confectionary or food science.

68) Organic Food Producer

Organic food producers grow and sell organic food. Organic food producers typically have a background in agriculture or horticulture.

69) Brewer

Brewers make beer. Brewers typically have a background in brewing or food science.

70) Air Ambulance Services

Air ambulance services provide medical care to patients. Air ambulance service workers typically have a background in medicine or health.

71) Care Worker

Care workers provide care to people in their homes. Care workers typically have a background in health or social work.

72) Childminder

Childminders care for children. Childminders typically have a background in childcare or early childhood education.

73) Community worker

Community workers work with people in their community. Community workers typically have a background in social work or community development.

74) Youth worker

Youth workers work with young people. Youth workers typically have a background in social work or youth development.

75) Teacher

Teachers teach in schools. Teachers typically have a background in education or a subject they are teaching.

76) Vet

Vets provide medical care to animals. Vets typically have a background in veterinary medicine or animal science.

77) Zookeeper

Zookeepers care for animals. Zookeepers typically have a background in animal science or biology.

78) Animal Shelter Worker

Animal shelter workers care for animals. Animal shelter workers typically have a background in animal science or biology.

79) Conservation Officer

Conservation officers work to protect the environment. Conservation officers typically have a background in environmental science or biology.

80) Recycling Officer

Recycling officers work to reduce waste. Recycling officers typically have a background in environmental science or waste management.

81) Sustainability Officer

Sustainability officers work to make organizations more sustainable. Sustainability officers typically have a background in environmental science or business.

82) Wind Farm Technician

Wind farm technicians maintain and repair wind turbines. Wind farm technicians typically have a background in engineering or renewable energy.

83) Solar Farm Technician

Solar farm technicians maintain and repair solar panels. Solar farm technicians typically have a background in engineering or renewable energy.

84) Dentist

Dentists provide dental care to patients. Dentists typically have a background in dentistry or medicine.

85) Optometrist

Optometrists provide eye care to patients. Optometrists typically have a background in optometry or medicine.

86) Pharmacist

Pharmacists dispense medication. Pharmacists typically have a background in pharmacy or medicine.

87) Physiotherapist

Physiotherapists help people recover from injury and illness. Physiotherapists typically have a background in physiotherapy or health.

88) Coffee Machine Suppliers & Installers

Coffee machine suppliers & installers provide coffee machines to businesses. Coffee machine suppliers & installers typically have a background in business or engineering.

89) Railway Engineer

Railway engineers build and maintain railways. Railway engineers typically have a background in engineering or construction.

90) Tram Driver

Tram drivers operate trams. Tram drivers typically have a background in transport or driving.

91) Urban Planner

Urban planners work to improve cities. Urban planners typically have a background in urban planning or architecture.

92) Commercial Cleaner

Commercial cleaners clean business premises. Commercial cleaners typically have a background in cleaning or customer service.

93) Food Scientist

Food scientists develop new food products. Food scientists typically have a background in food science or chemistry.

94) Fishing Tackle Trade Suppliers

Fishing tackle trade suppliers provide fishing tackle to businesses. Fishing tackle trade suppliers typically have a background in business or fishing.

95) Horticulturalist

Horticulturalists grow and care for plants. Horticulturalists typically have a background in horticulture or agriculture.

96) Solar Panel Installer

Solar panel installers install solar panels. Solar panel installers typically have a background in renewable energy or electrical engineering.

97) Tattoo Artist

Tattoo artists create tattoos. Tattoo artists typically have a background in art or design.

98) Travel Agent

Travel agents help people plan holidays. Travel agents typically have a background in customer service or travel.

99) IT Consultant

IT consultants provide advice on using technology. IT consultants typically have a background in information technology or business.

100) Management Consultant

Management consultants provide advice on business management. Management consultants typically have a background in business or management.

101) Medical Logistics Manager

Medical logistics managers coordinate the delivery of medical supplies. Medical logistics managers typically have a background in business or health.

102) Outdoor Education Instructor

Outdoor education instructors teach people about the outdoors. Outdoor education instructors typically have a background in outdoor education or recreation.

103) Recycling Plant Operator

Recycling plant operators oversee the operation of recycling plants. Recycling plant operators typically have a background in environmental science or engineering.

104) Sea Freight Sailor

Sea freight sailors transport goods by sea. Sea freight sailors typically have a background in maritime transportation or logistics.

105) Ski Resort Manager

Ski resort managers oversee the operation of ski resorts. Ski resort managers typically have a background in recreation or business.

106) Sports Journalist

Sports journalists write about sports. Sports journalists typically have a background in journalism or sports.

107) Antique Dealer

Antique dealers buy and sell antiques. Antique dealers typically have a background in art or history.

108) Personal Trainer

Personal trainers help people to get fit. Personal trainers typically have a background in fitness or sports.

109) Sommelier

Sommeliers are experts in wine. Sommeliers typically have a background in hospitality or food and beverage.

110) Social Media Manager

Social media managers manage social media accounts. Social media managers typically have a background in marketing or communications.

We could go on... but we hope that's enough to give at least some inspiration of the variety available out there!

Written by

Naomi Rothwell-Boyd

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