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Stanley Bing
Just a few ways to be profitably and pleasantly (if uselessly) employed, from Stanley Bing's book, "100 Bulls**t Jobs and How to Get Them" (Harper Collins).
Industrial psychologist
Utilize principles of behavioral psychology at the behest of senior management to manipulate minds of unsuspecting employees.

$$: Corporate salary--not the top but not the bottom, either. If you can wrangle the gig into an executive vice president position in human resources, low seven figures is not impossible since you control compensation.

The upside: Able to turn perfectly serviceable workers into drooling zombies.

The downside: You turn into a skinny, tweedy old fart with hair everywhere but on your head.

The dark side: You are in league with the devil. This is not all bad, of course. That side eats more meat and less fish than the good guys.
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