Boob Jobs Latest Aids in Boom, Bust Cycle

Breast jobs balloon as workers try to catch employer's eye
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted Mar 17, 2009 5:17 AM CDT
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(Newser) – When the going gets tough, the tough get boob jobs. That's the theory from some British experts who point out that breast augmentation surgery has ballooned 30%. Laid-off female employees have time for recuperation—and apparently hope to capitalize on the boost bigger breasts appear to give women workers when they're ready to go on job interviews, reports the Times of London. "Like it or not," concedes the newspaper's "Alpha Mummy" columnist, "image counts."