Most job postings have extremely detailed skill-sets, but not the latest job posted by the NHL hockey team, the Pittsburgh Penguins. The one skill is: Can you flush a toilet? (article)
If you answered “Yes,” then you, and 400 others, have a day’s work at their new arena. With every new arena, the toilets and urinals must be tested, and that entails the simultaneous flushing of them all. It’s more than a metaphor for the economy–it’s actual work.