Posted on 3 August 2007

Funniest One-Line Job Descriptions

Scott Adams of Dilbert asked for people to “describe your own job in one sentence, preferably in a humorously derogatory way“. There’s 50 of them listed at jobmob, and here’s the top ten:


  1. Help people hate each other: Divorce Lawyer (’ favorite)
  2. Stand on a field and get yelled at for hours: Baseball Umpire
  3. Talk in other people’s sleep: College Professor
  4. Call people who know what they’re doing and ask them what they’re doing: Incident Manager
  5. Show people how beautiful the Earth would be without them: Mountain Landscape Photographer/Climber
  6. Make people feel bad about their work: Quality Assurance Tester
  7. Repeatedly fix what you repeatedly break: IT Director
  8. Clean up an animal that makes more money then me in a year: Assistant Horse Trainer
  9. Write words that no one wants to read: Technical Writer
  10. Make food that is as healthy before it goes in your body as when it comes back out: Fast Food Employee

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1 Comments For This Post I'd Love to Hear Yours!

  1. Israel Jobs Says:

    Hi Robert, thanks for mentioning JobMob.

    I Stumbled this article, hopefully you’ll get some new readers out of it:


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