Keeping a Job

Keeping a Job

The Lone Drainer and Carlos the Evil Plumber

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Around Los Angeles there is a plumbing service known as the Lone Drainer. The Lone Drainer typically drives around in a van and responds to various plumbing issues. To my astonishment, there are Lone Drainers all over. I even saw a Lone Drainer in Australia...

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Remain Calm

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For a portion of one summer when I was younger, I had a valet job at the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club outside of Detroit, Michigan. I worked during the lunch hour and spent most of my time sitting in a small air conditioned shed in a corner of the parking...

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Being New and Different, and Representing “Change”

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Several years ago, I was driving down the freeway around Birch Run, Michigan, and pulled off the freeway to get some gas. Across from the gas station there was a small diner named Tony’s that had a line that must have been half a block long. I could...

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Women and Men, Planning, and Unemployment

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In my days of practicing law, some of the other young male associates were extremely secretive about sharing their personal lives with anyone in the firm. There were two things they did not necessarily want everybody to know about: Whether they were...

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Do Not Stand in the Way of Your Own Progress

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I recently heard a story about a man who was on his deathbed. As he lay in bed, he pondered over what he had achieved in his lifetime, and he came to the conclusion that he had lived his life without making any mistakes whatsoever. This was by far the...

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If My Boss Gets Mad at Me or I Get a Poor Review, Does This Mean I Should Look for a New Job?

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Fortunate are the people who find themselves in situations where their bosses are demanding of them. I say this in all seriousness and for several reasons. At the outset, I want to caution you: this article is not for the faint of heart. It’s for individuals...

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Why Aren’t There More American Day Laborers, Doctors, Engineers and Textile Workers?

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From the time I was young, I watched people ignore the most basic law of economics. This basic law is all around us and it controls a great deal of what happens in the world. It controls who you are friends with, who you are married to, where you live,...

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Long Range Survival

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When I was young, in the late 1970s, I saw an Aston Martin Lagonda displayed at the Detroit auto show and was mesmerized by it. The car was behind velvet ropes, and no one was allowed to touch the car. At the time, the car cost $150,000 and was the most...

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Government Bailouts, Groups and Your Career

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Recently, something quite interesting has been happening in the American economy. The government has decided to get involved in running various businesses. These businesses include insurance companies, banks, and automotive companies. This is something...

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You Need to Be Self-Managing and Responsible

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Several years ago our company was operating in downtown Los Angeles. At less than a year old, the company was very small at the time; however, the people I was working with were nothing short of extraordinary: I had one computer programmer who had gone...

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The Kick-Ass Marketing Secret of the Most Successful Job Applicants and Employees

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Just as a Unique Selling Position (USP) is important to sell a product, your own USP is vital for marketing yourself to potential employers. You must define your USP before even creating your resume, as it comprises the basic product that you are trying to sell in your interview. Focus your USP on a specific niche, for which there is market demand, and make it thoroughly persuasive.

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