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A Bad Job Can Seem A Lot Like A Bad Lover

How I learned to spot the red flags — the hard way

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My career was just starting out during the tech boom of the early 2000s. As the new millennium began, I was managing databases in a dreary direct mail company. It was the last thing I wanted to be doing.

A friend knew I wanted a change and sent me an opening at the boutique marketing…

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