They Were Fired Before They Became Filthy Rich

Resume Bear

In 1919, Walt Disney was fired from the Kansas City Star. Michael Bloomberg was a partner at Salomon Brothers, an investment bank. Today, he’s the country’s 18th richest person and, of course, the mayor of New York City.

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Top 50 LinkedIn Subgroups for Job Seekers and Recruiters

JobMob

New York Careers, Networking and Jobs – 1,741 members – a subgroup of Job Postings and Job Boards! Job Career HR human resources corporate recruiters executives managers management consultants headhunter staffing employers employment alumni education New York City Manhattan Queens Brooklyn Bronx Staten Island Long Island Buffalo Rochester Yonkers Syracuse Albany New Rochelle Mount Vernon Schenectady Utica.

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Do you overemphasize happiness? | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

When it comes to self-reporting happiness, New Yorkers report being less happy than everyone else, and they don't care. New Yorkers love that they can get the best of everything - they want that more than they want to be happy. Here's what I have believed FOR A LONG TIME: You know that song "New York, New York"? I just spent all of 2008 and the majority of 2009 miserable and said that my new measure of success was a level of happiness.

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