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Quick — what's the worst, most mind-numbing, humiliating, horrendous, horrific job you can think of?

They're all here. The worst jobs in the world. Firsthand accounts of one hundred horrible jobs guaranteed to make you groan, laugh, and maybe, just maybe help you feel a teensy bit better about your own place in the rat race. Painstakingly assembled by the geniuses behind the British humor magazine The Idler, this collection includes the gloriously gory details of such occupations as: hospital launderette, gas station worker, weed sprayer, bank teller, janitor's assistant, and telemarketer.

It's a hilarious romp through the stinky cesspool of employment hell, with helpful commentary from those who speak of crap jobs from hard-won personal experience. So curl up with this guide and be grateful for the job you have...or grab the want ads now!

Synopsis:

From one of the geniuses behind "The Idler" comes a hysterical compendium of people who do the the most humiliating, soul-destroying, immoral, and crappiest jobs out there.

About the Author

Dan Kieran is The Idler's deputy editor and an expert on crap jobs. His mortifying resume includes weed sprayer, bank clerk, box stacker, washer-upper, hay bailer, marquee director, army kitchen porter, watercress farmer, pallet maker, and turkey beheader. He lives in England.

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Thomas Kirby, November 30, 2006 (view all comments by Thomas Kirby)
This book alters one's perspective on what it takes to be listed as a "crap job". I hope I never get that desperate for employment!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780060833411
Subtitle:
100 Tales of Workplace Hell
Author:
Kieran, Dan
Author:
Nouwen, Henri J. M.
Author:
Ramos, Jorge
Publisher:
William Morrow Paperbacks
Subject:
General
Subject:
Human Resources & Personnel Management
Subject:
Topic - Business and Professional
Subject:
General Humor
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
Humor-Politics and Business
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Publication Date:
20051227
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
6.02x6.02x.51 in. .35 lbs.

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