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Alternate Career Paths from Chaucer’s Era

The New Year wouldn’t be complete without advice on furthering our career prospects and getting ahead professionally. 

You’ve heard people say their job stinks. The Discovery Channel has a series titled Dirty JobsOur friends at Atlas Obscura highlight a novel way to win friends and influence people, ca. 1100 AD. Apparently the pay and benefits were good. (It would be one way to clear a room and end a meeting on time.) Imagine going to parties or showing up at career day and being asked, ‘Did you go to school for that?’  –DA

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