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You’re Hired! Here’s How to Stay That Way

"Second Chances" was the theme for the reality show “The Apprentice” this past season. The contestants were jobless, once-successful professionals hit hard by the economy. All were looking to prove themselves, competing to be the one to hear Donald Trump say "You're hired!" Notably, five of the 16 were lawyers (including the season’s ultimate winner). Of course, their job quest was edited for entertainment value and big ratings. Still, there are some key lessons for every job seeker, or for anyone who wants to advance their career—and avoid ever hearing "You're fired!"

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