Thursday, November 6, 2014

Jobs of the Future: "Lipstick on a Pig"

The following chart shows marketing consulting services employment per capita.

Click to enlarge. Marketing

“Who cares if it doesn’t work? It looks cool, and these mindless sheep will buy anything. Wait, that video camera’s not on, is it?”

Lipstick on a Pig

To put "lipstick on a pig" is a rhetorical expression, used to convey the message that making superficial or cosmetic changes is a futile attempt to disguise the true nature of a product.

Source Data:
BLS: CES Databases
St. Louis Fed: Population

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