I always have trouble thinking of jobs for my characters... which would explain why right now my protagonist is unemployed...<<< Same here! I made mine emotionally unstable just so she could remain jobless, and I ended up changing the plot.
"Maybe...but even a curse can turn into a good thing." "why are you so positive?" It irritated me how she could flip every bad egg in life sunny-side-up. "Because just sitting down and accepting life for how shitty it can be makes you miss out on all the good things."