Interview Question: Get top and bottom paid employees in each department

This is a typical interview problem: list all bottom and top paid employees in each department. A preferred solution should not be using UNION or UNION ALL operators.

Please watch this short video to learn a couple of non-obvious techniques and to impress your potential employers on your next job interview.

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