Once upon a time it was fairly easy to pick up a part-time job in your teens. A healthy supply of paper rounds, waitress and ‘Saturday girl or boy’ roles could be found to fund purchases of the latest LP/ CD (depending on your age), or saving for that post sixth form Inter-railing trip. Now paper rounds seem to have fallen from favor and Saturday jobs in retail or leisure are less forthcoming than they once were. Some of the traditional options remain - babysitting for instance - but modern kids are having to turn to modern jobs. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 14 easiest first jobs in the world.
Take the example of young super-entrepreneur Ollie Forsyth, 17, who started an online gift shop at the age of only 13, bringing in a turnover of £13,000 a year even at that tender age. He’s also dabbled in selling produce from his parents’ vegetable patch, washing cars and a school tuck shop that turned over an impressive £7,000 a year. You can also check our list of 9 Weirdest Jobs in the World.