When I moved to Raleigh, North Carolina, two summers ago, I was jobless and in desperate need of income. Somehow, with no sales experience at all, I landed a senior position at a Sharper Image (yes, that “neat” store with the massage chairs, light sabers and overpriced shoddy products).
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