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Wednesday: August 26, 2009

Testing video games can earn you a whopping nine dollars per hour.Testing video games can earn you a whopping nine dollars per hour.

Seems like the hours might be kind of brutal but at least you get overtime pay (if you're lucky).

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 10:06 PM | Tags (6) | employment | gaming | money | testing | videogames | work |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 26 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: June 19, 2009

Looking for a job in Montana? You'll have to fork over your online usernames.

This actually goes well beyond a startling invasion of privacy in a state that has a reputation for a strong independent streak; it provides a serious risk of running afoul of employment law. Employers are typically prohibited from digging into an applicant's ethnic or religious background. An Internet search already runs the risk of picking up photos or text that can reveal these sorts of details; opening a person's social networking accounts would seem to make the discovery of these details almost inevitable.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Life @ 8:58 AM | Tags (3) | privacy | security | employment |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: May 6, 2009

Meet the  winner of the 'best job in the world' competition.Meet the winner of the 'best job in the world' competition.

Have fun on your island, congrats.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Pop Culture @ 9:45 AM | Tags (3) | employment | congrats | jobs |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 230 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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