Some jobs are more attractive than others, and not all people find the same jobs equally attractive. Many people would probably have enjoyed being a sports reporter, with “perks” including free tickets, good seats and access to the athletes and managers. However, for someone like me with a meagre interest in sports, there was little reward in such a job except for getting paid. It was not hard to fill the position after I left, so there were clearly others who wanted the job. There are probably more people who want to be sports reporters than there are available jobs. In the case of some jobs, the situation is the opposite: there are more jobs than there are people willing to do them. Some jobs are more sought after than others.