I was just telling a couple of people that major cities like Baltimore, Buffalo, and St. Louis are selling properties to owner-occupants for pennies on the dollar. Could working-class Black homebuyers benefit before the long-term likelihood of gentrification? I have other questions that Taylor's book might answer -- or help me to.
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I've internalized the tip about loyalty. A former employer stopped giving me assignments after I tendered my resignation. I'd been working seven days a week, on-call (14 hours on my wedding day included), and no benefits. Three years later, they still contact me on occasion because "we need help." Say what?
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"There were times when I got... feedback about being aggressive...direct... very passionate," says Atkinson. Hmm? One could say the same about Steve Jobs. Be yourself; I like that. If the company's invested in you -- truly -- then it wants your contribution.
This article got me to reconsider participation in electoral politics. What "political values" can I help mobilize at the local level? It dawned on me that one of them is the reason I withdrew from electoral politics in '08: a Two-Party System and its bipartisan presidential nominees. There ought to be an option for coalition governance.
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I never thought to ask a hiring manager about a previous employee. I once had a coworker reveal the details of a previous employee's departure. Unfortunately, I'd met the fate of that employee by the time she did. I'll clear the air and ask the hiring manager.
A comment on "Questions to Ask Hiring Managers at the End of Interviews" (M. Chavtarayev).
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