Do you have a talent for infuriating everyone you meet? If you do, there’s a career waiting for you as a Professional Exasperator.
According to Annoying People, an outplacement service for the perpetually nettlesome, employment prospects for professional exasperators will continue to grow over the next decade. The pay is minimal, though the work is seldom monotonous, and there are plenty of intangible benefits, including driving others up the wall and getting under their skin.
In order to work at Annoying People, prospective exasperators must demonstrate proficiency with technology, as they will be required to post multiple frustrating questions in help forums and other on-line venues.
For tasks involving personal interaction, exasperators need a specialized set of social skills, including feigned bafflement, a variety of innocent expressions, and the ability to try the patience of a saint. A masters degree in Cluelessness is a plus.