A unique and interesting job choice is to be what’s known as a “picker”. This is a person who simply buys used and vintage items for a low price and resells it for more thus turning a profit. It can be a good choice for some who like to be on their own, and who have a knack for buying and selling. Pickers will visit loads of places like a thrift store in Houston, a pawn shop in Hollywood, local garage sales, flea markets and even go way out of town in search of modern day treasure. It can be a lot of fun, but also a lot of work. So some tips are in order for those who are considering doing this.
The video below comes from a series on the History Channel about pickers, and give some professional tips and mindsets from someone who does this as a full-time job: