Job Of The Day: Astronaut (No, Seriously)

Are any Billfolders applying to become astronauts? It wouldn’t surprise me at all—y’all are some of the smartest people I know, and I bet at least one of you knows how to fly a jet aircraft.

Job (and Feel Good Story) of the Day: Firefighter

The daughter of a firefighter who died in action on 9/11 has now graduated herself and is ready to join the ranks.

Job of the Day: Silicon Valley Home Stager

Maria Caldwell is a home stager, which is a person you hire to “depersonalize” your home when you’re trying to sell it. It seems that “staging” and “depersonalizing” are euphemisms for hiding all your ugly shit and making you seem rich:

Job of the Day: Crossword Puzzle Maven

Hot Tips For Would-be Billionaire Butlers

This GQ piece on the butler renaissance, otherwise known as the ever-widening wealth gap, is full of fun facts:

How To Get Into Plumbing And Get That Money

Plumbing is often touted as a “recession-proof” job where you don’t need a college degree to get PAID. Ann Carrns for the Times talks to a few different plumbers across the country about the realities of the job (odd hours; physically demanding; you might touch poop) and the different ways to get into the biz.