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PUBLISHED : Sunday, 27 April, 2008, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 27 April, 2008, 12:00am

What happens when white-collar, executive-job search goes the way of day labour? (Day labourers are hired for temporary work and paid one day at a time.) Independent film-maker Screaming Frog Productions puts a satirical spin on the plight of US casual workers in The Job, an award-winning short film on YouTube (keywords: 'the Job'). Instead of immigrant labourers waiting at street corners and parking lots for a potential employer, The Job has a group of well-dressed executives. Hiring a chief financial officer has never been more hilarious.