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Paradigm Trades: The iconic jobs of the early 21st century

Paradigm Trades: The iconic jobs of the early 21st century

Stephen Overell
21 August 2006

In the America of fifty years ago, the battle of the workplace archetypes was declared open. What were the occupations and forms of work that somehow seemed to carry the spirit of the times within them? Anyone hoping to find the archetypal workers of the early 21st century should look no further than the ranks of hairdressers, management consultants, celebrities and managers.

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