Odds of Getting In
Even if you could sell ice in the Arctic, landing a job as a floral designer might be tough. Floral design jobs rarely become available. Those who have these jobs don't give them up easily—they'll fight stem and thorn to keep what they have.
The jobs in florist shops that have the most turnover are those that have little or nothing to do with floral design, such as driving delivery vans to weddings, funerals, and other fancy events. This makes them the best places to get your foot in the door, even though it's probably not what you had in mind when you decided to become a florist. Just remember…the first three letters in funeral spell "fun."