Big Jobs and Big Jackpots Comments Competition

A long time ago you were asked the question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Can you remember your answer? Take your time, think about it.

In all likelihood, you probably thought about becoming a doctor, superhero or air-hostess. By the time you reached high school, superhero became rock-star and by the time you got to college things got more realistic and the pressure set in.

But with the world being so hyper-connected these days and no one really being able to stop and smell the roses, the tried and true professions that everyone pursues today could quickly become the thing of the past.

So what does the future hold? We took a look to suss out growing power professions of the future.


Given the current global economy, companies are focussing more to streamline production and costs. How are they doing so? They are hiring logisticians to do it and with a salary of $71,910, logisticians have it pretty good. If you aren’t quite sure what a logistician does, then think back to when you go to the store. You know exactly where to find the shampoo, noodles and energy drinks. But how did it get there? This is where the logistician comes in. These professionals use complex computer software to track the movements of goods and products. They then come up with ideas on how to make the process more efficient. There are logisticians that are moving beyond physical goods and into the more technologically advanced defence world to work on things like pilot-less drones to driverless cars.


Can you predict risk—down to the number?  An actuary can. These business professionals use math and statistics to analyze the financial consequences of risk for insurance companies, banks, consulting firms and the government. Wherever there is risk, there are opportunities for actuaries. So if you are a problem solver, love to travel and looking for one of the best paid salaries in world think no further that an Actuary.

I asked a couple of children what they would like to be when they grew up the other day and one little girl stood out from the rest:

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Dreams are hard to grasp at the best of times. But what's the harm in trying? What did you dream of doing? What do you want to be? Take Roxy’s advice and aim high! 

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Tell us what your childhood dream job was and we will randomly select 5 comments who will each win a FREE USA Powerball voucher.
Please note that comments made on our Facebook page will also count. You can comment as many times as you like. Comments close at 2pm GMT on the 12 February 2014.


A hearty congratulations to the superhero, actress, graphic artist, animator and the president. The winners are: Gergely, Kabo, Pavel, Nandipha and Nico! Thank you to everyone who took part and stay tuned for upcoming comments competitions.



Posted by Gergely (12/02/2014)

As a child I liked to draw things so I dreamed about beeing a graphic artist. Now about 20 years later I have a full time job as a graphic artist, so yes, sometimes dreams come true.

Posted by Sharat (12/02/2014)

First of all I want to own an suv - preferrably Range Rover Autobiography - to start with ... and then dreaming of owning/starting up a new company, with many gigs working day and night, to make me more richer than before...

Posted by Sreenivas (12/02/2014)

My childhood dream was to become a Business Man, Which i am not now :(

Posted by Balasubramaniam (12/02/2014)

"I wanted to be a Doctor to serve village people"- This is my childhood dream .

Posted by Sharat (12/02/2014)

I always dream of owning a 26 acres ranch for horse riding pupose and as a zoo for animals to stay along with my family....

Posted by Kabo (12/02/2014)

I wanted to become a president because I thought a leader of a country was the highest earner.

Posted by RrVpP0U (27/02/2014)

i wanted to become a judge.I liked those wigs they used to wore when going to judge.

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