How Cool Is Your Job Really?

Talin Vartanian

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About This Quiz

Take a good look around you. Almost everyone that you know of most likely has a job, from your friends and family, to strangers walking on a street. A job is a necessary part of life that provides money in exchange for one's time, effort and energy. While some people hate their job, there are thousands of others who really love their job! Some would even go as far as to say that their job is "cool" or "one of a kind." So whether you show up to work with enthusiasm or dread saying "hi" to your boss, this quiz will determine how cool your job is!

When you think of the word "job," you may think about standard career paths like accounting, food service, marketing, engineering or hospitality. But there are many other types of careers that you've probably never heard of, such as a private island caretaker, food critic, fortune cookie writer, toy designer and a Hollywood stunt double. Although these types of jobs may require a special set of skills, you can certainly transition into them if you receive proper training and/or certifications. But you don't have to be a professional video game player to take this quiz, as we're just eager to find out how cool your current job really is!

Many employees have to commute between 30 minutes and one hour to get to their job. How far is your commute to your job?

Can you wear whatever you want to your job, or are their specific uniform standards?

If you asked your boss for a pay raise right now, what would they say to you?

Do you receive any benefits from your job, such as health, vision or dental insurance?

Are you the type of person who gets along with their coworkers, or do you just hate everybody at your job?

Why do you think you were hired for your current type of job?

If you asked your boss for a longer break at work, would they be OK with it?

What time do you normally have to show up for your job?

Can you live comfortably off of your current job, or do you have a side hustle that brings home more bacon?

Do you get Saturdays and Sundays off, or does your boss make you work through the weekend?

Does your current job align with your passion(s) in life, or are you just in it for the money?

On a scale of 1-10 (with 10 being the highest), how much do you love your job?

Have you ever been declared as "employee of the month" at your job?

Would you describe your current job position as a difficult one to acquire, or can anybody just walk in and get it?

Do you receive any free food at your job, or do you have to bring your own meals?

Some jobs have an on-site gym for their employees. Does your job have any cool perks like that?

Would you describe your job as "work from home" or "telecommute?"

Have you ever received a promotion at your current job, or are you still in the same position?

Is your job based around numbers, art, hospitality or something else?

When you think about staying at your current job on a long-term basis, does this idea make you happy or depressed?

Does your job provide you with any discounts on their products or services?

Do you typically talk to customers at your job, or do you only have to interact with your coworkers?

Think about an average shift at your job. How many hours do you typically work per day?

Does your job come with ample vacation time, or is that a foreign concept to you?

Would you describe yourself as the boss of your own company, or do you work for many other people?

Your boss just caught you pulling a prank on one of your employees! What would they probably do?

Is your boss cool with time off requests, or do they typically give you a hard time about it?

Are you mostly indoors at your current job, or do you get to work outside as well?

You're feeling under the weather today and you need to call off from work. Would this be OK by your boss?

Pay raises are often rewarded to hard-working employees. How many pay raises have you received at your job?

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