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How To Get A Great Job You Don’t Really Want, Part 3 … MAKING THE LEAP FROM TELEPHONE POLES TO FREEDOM

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“What have you done to yourself now?” This thought kept running through my skull like a soundbite infinitely looping. I didn’t have to wait long to find just out what I’d done … When I met the honcho of Bell’s vast regional operations center located in San Rafael, his first question … Continue reading

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How To Get A Great Job You Really Don’t Want, Part 2 … BIG BUSINESS AND BIGGER BUSINESS

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I had some time to kill so I decided to check out Vallejo’s Larwin Plaza Shopping Mall when it debuted in the early 1960s. It featured sparkling new shops populated by some of that era’s top retailers, including Sears, Singer, Long’s Drugs and S.S. Kresge. … Continue reading

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How To Get A Great Job You Really Don’t Want, Part 1 … THE SORCERER’S RELUCTANT APPRENTICE

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“Hey! I hear they’re hiring at Sperry Flour Mill!” “Wow! Really? That’d be a great summer job! Once they hire you, you’ve got a job for life!” “God! I’d love to work there! It’s the best job you can get!” “Yeah, … Continue reading

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