Monday 17 February 2020

Quiz: What is your perfect Gloucestershire job?

Whether you're a green-fingered gardener, an animal loving naturalist or a code-cracking brainiac, there's a dream job to suit you in Gloucestershire, with SoGlos's latest quiz set to provide you with your perfect career choice – sponsored by EVPeople.

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What is your perfect Gloucestershire job?

Animal-lovers, daredevils, brainiacs, bookworms and more, there's a dream job to suit everyone in Gloucestershire, with the chance to find out which career you should pursue in SoGlos's latest personality quiz, sponsored by unique Gloucestershire jobs board EVPeople - visit directly.

Codebreaker at GCHQ

You thrive in a busy, pressure-filled environment and like to feel like you're making an impact. You love to be challenged and enjoy sinking your teeth into a problem and solving it.

Ghost hunter at Woodchester Mansion

You have an incredibly curious mind and are fascinated by things that cannot be seen. You're an adventurous person, love a good scare, and most importantly, you ain't afraid of no ghosts.

Acrobat at Gifford's Circus

You love having fun at work and your bright, bubbly nature always puts a smile on your colleague's faces. You love to be active and can never sit still, making you the perfect person to shoot out of a canon.

Zookeeper at Cotswold Wildlife Park

You're a kind, compassionate and loving person who isn't afraid to get stuck in with some hard graft. You're an animal-lover through and through and would most likely adopt half of the zoo's animals if you could.

Sous Chef at Le Champignon Sauvage

You're no stranger to hard work, tight deadlines and stressful situations, yet you love precision and appreciate the finer things in life. If you're not cooking it, you're probably enjoying it over a fine bottle of Châteauneuf-du-Pape.

Gardnener at Westonbirt Arboretum

You enjoy your alone time, love being in the great outdoors and get your best work done in a peaceful environment. You have a creative flair and can always see the beauty in the details, making you the Edward Scissorhands of the Cotswolds.

Pilot at Royal International Air Tattoo

You are a high-flying, career-focused person, who isn't afraid of taking risks. You love working in a team, but can get on just as well on your own. You love wowing your clients and enjoy being in control of your work.

Author at Cheltenham Literature Festival

You're a self-motivated person with a creative and imaginative mind. You love working on your own but enjoy soaking up a busy atmosphere and getting inspired by everything around you.

What was your favourite subject in school?




Physical Education


Religious Education

Where do your strengths lie?







Describe your current workspace

Messy, but I know where everything is

Meticulous, everything has a specific place

I've Feng Shui-ed my entire office space

It is absolute chaos, I haven't seen my pen in weeks

What's your ideal work environment?

Being outside in all weathers

A noisy, creative and exciting space

A quiet, comfortable room in which I can concentrate

Fast-paced with a lot of pressure to keep me motivated

How do you unwind after a busy day?

A good book and cup of Earl Grey

Watching a scary film

Enjoying a slap-up dinner

Nothing beats a puzzle

Walking the dog

Going for a run

What is the most important thing to you in a job?

Job satisfaction


Flexible working hours


Pick a social media network






I'm off-grid

Which celebrity would you invite over for dinner?

Tom Cruise

Edward Snowden

David Attenborough


Tom Kerridge

Derren Brown

What do you like to wear to work?

I dress to impress

Anything that I don't mind getting dirty

Anything Lycra

A bit of tweed

What is your favourite Gloucestershire activity?

Cheese Rolling

Cheltenham Festival and Gold Cup

Longborough Festival Opera

Cheltenham Food Festival

Cafe Rene Zombie Walk

Sculpture Trail in Forest of Dean

How do you like to work?

In a team

On my own

Under a strict deadline

At my own pace

What would you spend a tax rebate on?

A long, relaxing holiday

The latest television, game console or gadgets


A posh dinner and fine wine in a fancy restaurant

What job did you get? Has it changed the course of your career path forever? Let us know by Tweeting @soglos and @EVPjobs.

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