It seems odd to me that in our present educational system, in which virtually everything else is taught or half-taught, nobody teaches these young hopefuls how to behave when looking for a job. I do not ask for groveling humility, but some hint of modesty, and some offer of honest service, would be welcome.
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Source Notes: "Of Getting a Job," The Table-Talk of Samuel Marchbanks (1945). The speaker describes the tiresome task of having to interview applicants who state quite openly that they ultimately want to move on to other jobs.
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