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On September 12th, Apple took to the stage and did two things. They made several key product announcements, and seemed to lose the very essence which gave the company their unique place in the technology space. On September 6th, Amazon presented themselves as a company with the ability to 'Think Different,' taking that same value from Cupertino and superseding their ambition.
It was a while coming, but today Apple finally overtook the record set by Microsoft in 1999 as the most valuable publicly traded company of all time - topping $622 billion in market capitalisation compared to the $618.9 billion boasted by Microsoft back in the day – even as we continue to await the long-gestating iPhone 5 and rumoured 7” iPad Mini.
So what would be the perks of landing a job at the likes of Facebook, Google, Twitter or Linkedin?
All the havoc of receiving flak about the Facebook Timeline getting you down? How about club massages? Or what about if the contradictions about Google+ make you sad? Go hit the rock-climbing wall! Or maybe even when promoted tweets start to make little-to-no sense? Why not go grab free haircuts and car washes?
And what about when you need to take time out of the busy lifestyle to eat? Since the regular cafeteria burgers is never enough, celebrate the gift of expense with the top chefs in silicon valley cooking you fine European cuisine (this is the U.S. transcript, we on the other hand fail to see the 'fine-ness' of European cooking). Along with videogames, field trips, games of baseball and ping-pong to tap off what can only be described as the perfect day of work. See our infographic of the day for more, courtesy of Resumebear.