For those who prefer warmer climes, then work as a water slide[滑梯] tester might be more appealing[吸引力]. Tommy Lynch spends his working days touring his holiday firm's "splash resorts" to monitor quality control. For some of these he has to struggle to locations in Cyprus, the Algarve, Egypt and Mallorca. "I do have the best job in the world," said Mr Lynch, "but no one believes me when Itell them what it is."
Leigh McCarron is paid to take a night's rest at a Travelodge three or four times a week to ensure that the beds are up to standard. The position of director[主管] of sleep pays a salary of ￡60,000 a year.