Who Has the Toughest Job in America? Cast Your Vote Now!
WorkingPerson.com and Wolverine invite online votes; finalists include a DoD Truck Driver, a Tower Climber, a Naval Engineer, a Wildland Fireman and a Mother of Five
Who has the toughest job in America? Is it Mike, a young railroad conductor? Or Matthew, a wildland firefighter? Or Candice, driving heavy-trucks in Iraq? Or Diana, a stay-at-home mother of five? Or is it James, who climbs 1,000 foot TV towers? These are five of the finalists whose stories are now posted at the WorkingPerson.com web site. The winner of the Toughest Jobs event will be picked by popular vote. Ten voters will be chosen at random to receive a pair of Wolverine Boots.
“From construction sites to coal mines; from EMTs to wait staff, we recognize and honor the people doing the work that keeps America running,” said Eric Deniger, CEO of Working Person’s Store. “We’ve picked ten finalists from the entries that came in from all over the country and posted them at the WorkingPerson.com web site. Now we’re inviting our visitors to come to the site read our finalists stories, and vote their choice for the person doing the “Toughest Job” in America.”
The winner of the “Toughest Jobs” competition will be featured in a future Working Person Store catalog and receive a “work wear makeover” valued at over $1,000 courtesy of Wolverine Boots Shoes Apparel and Gear, the co-sponsor of the event.
“We’re proud to partner with the Working Person’s Store in sponsoring the Toughest Jobs in America competition,” said John Estes, National Sales Manager of Wolverine. “Wolverine has a long history of providing working people with sturdy, high-performance footwear and apparel that helps them get the job done. It’s an honor for us to recognize their hard work, and the contribution they make to our country’s prosperity and security.”
Deniger added, “Our technology partners at AVID Commerce created the “backend” systems that allow our visitors to vote for the winner in a safe, secure online environment.”
The WorkingPerson.com site was recently picked for Internet Retailer magazine’s “Hot 100 Best Web Sites” award, and was picked for one of the magazine’s “Top 50” e-retailer categories.
About the Working Person’s Store
Since 1995, The Working Person’s Store has grown into a leading multi-channel resource for quality work apparel, footwear and safety-gear by leading brands including Carhartt, Dickies, Wolverine World Wide, Carolina Shoe, Timberland PRO, Bates Shoes and Boots, Dr. Martens Shoes, and over a hundred other quality brands. The Lakeville, Indiana based company was recently named the third fastest growing e-retailer in America, and was the fastest growing online retailer specific to the apparel category. Details at www.WorkingPerson.com – Dedicated to the Working Person.
The Wolverine brand is part of the Wolverine Footwear Group, a division of Wolverine World Wide Inc. (NYSE: WWW), manufacturers and marketers of branded and licensed footwear and performance leathers. Wolverine offers a wide range of footwear, apparel and gear in the work, outdoor sport and rugged casual categories. Patented footwear technology systems for guaranteed comfort and performance include Wolverine MultiShoxTM, Wolverine DuraShocksTM, Wolverine CompressorTM, Wolverine DuraShocksTM SR, Wolverine and the patent-pending Wolverine Contour Welt™. Relentless by Nature - www.WolverineWorldwide.com
About AVID Commerce
AVID Commerce is the creator of proprietary e-commerce applications and related technologies employed in the design, development and marketing of high-performance, ecommerce web properties. Clients include WorkingPerson.com, JLPowellUSA.com, ArtPassions.com, Veada.com and others. Art and Science - www.AVIDcommerce.com
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