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  • Washington, DC
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  • 1800
  • Government
  • Culture & Entertainment
  • $500 million to $1 billion (USD)


"A room without books is like a body without a soul." If Cicero was correct, then this book repository's got it all. The Library of Congress is the oldest cultural institution in the US. The institution boasts more than 138 million items, 32 million books, and 650 miles of ...

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Excellent work schedules and pay
Intelligent colleagues
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Located in bad part of town.

Hiring new staff takes long time.

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Hire more actual workers and reduce upper level management
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