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Sleeping on the job is acceptable in Japan, as it’s viewed as exhaustion from working hard.
Having a visible tattoo would hurt a job applicant’s chances by 61%.
After watching Star Wars, James Cameron decided to quit his job as a truck driver to enter the film industry.
For hundreds of years, “Computer” was a job title for a person who did math calculations all day.
You have a better chance of getting accepted to Harvard University than getting a job at the Apple Store.
In Judaism, finding someone a job that enables self-sufficiency is considered the highest form of charity.
6 secs. is all the time job recruiters spend reviewing each resume.
In 2009, WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton was turned down for a job at Facebook. Five years later, Facebook purchased WhatsApp for US$19 billion.
The man who ordered the grounding of all aircraft in the U.S. on 9/11 was on his first day on the job.
The most dangerous job in America is President: over 9% have been killed in office.
In 1978, a student in the U.S. working a minimum wage job could pay for 4 years of college with no debt.
Uber’s first CEO was an unpaid intern at Foursquare who got hired after he answered a job advert on Twitter. He’s now worth billions.
5 million Americans play video games for 40 hours a week, the equivalent of a day job.
When Michelangelo was first offered the job of painting the Sistine Chapel he refused, considering himself a sculptor rather than an artist.
The most dangerous job in the United States is that of the logger, with 110 deaths per 100,000.
About 25% of people in the U.S. with college degrees don’t have a job and aren’t even looking.
Each year, Google receives more than two million job applications from around the world.
In 2016, a French worker sued his ex-employer for €360,000 because his job was “too boring.”
When Steve Jobs was 13, he was given a summer job by Bill Hewlett (of Hewlett Packard) after Jobs cold-called him to ask for parts for an electronics project
During the American Civil War, free black woman Mary Bowser took a job as a servant in the Confederate White House and served as a Union spy.