The Inside Job


April 2008


Come, See: the Oddest Jobs in the World!

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Think your job is tough? It never occurred to me that there might be a woman in a white lab coat heading to work everyday to taste-test dog food—or someone designing men's underwear, right on a fit model. Frankly, I'm not sure which career involves more awkward moments.

You can check out these 10 ...

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Please Take This Job

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For the third consecutive year, sales representatives, technicians, accountants or finance staff, and machinists are among the 10 hardest jobs to fill in this country, according to a Manpower survey of 3,000 U.S. employers.

From Manpower:

Top 10 Hardest Jobs to Fill, as reported by U.S.

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Wal-Mart Changes Its Mind

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Yesterday I asked readers to judge the fairness of Wal-Mart's reimbursement claim against former employee Debbie Shank, who had been injured in a car accident. Wal-Mart, through which Shank was insured, had paid out $470,000 in medical expenses. Shank later collected damages in a lawsuit related ...

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When Wal-Mart Wants Its Money Back

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Update: Wal-Mart has dropped its effort to recover the money it spent on Debbie Shank's medical care.

You be the judge. A shelf stocker who's employed by the world's largest retailer is seriously injured in a car accident. The company—yes, it's Wal-Mart—dutifully pays out $470,000 in medical ...

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