Britons have revealed their ultimate career choices, showing that if there were no obstacles the UK would be a nation of footballers, spies and mad scientists.
In a list of people’s 10 dream careers, footballer topped the list, closely followed by private detective, and spy. More commonly found careers such as becoming an actor or actress, a vet, a dancer, and the ability to ‘become my own boss’ were also marked out as dream jobs.
The research, which saw 1,000 people surveyed about their dream careers, was commissioned as part of the launch for JK Rowling’s new crime novel, Career of Evil, written under her pseudonym Robert Galbraith. It is the third book in the series featuring private detective Cormoran Strike.
The top 10 dream jobs are:
2. Private Detective
5. Becoming my own boss
6. Singer/pop star
10. Mad Scientist
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