"Screw this—I'm going to work for the tabloids."
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"Yeah, I was into the pet thing for a while, but that scene wasn't for me."
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"The first thing you need to do is update your résumé."
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"Would you take the guy at Table 4? I used to be his broker."
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"It's an adjustment being a handshake guy in a fist-bump company."
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"I may have something rather outside your field. Would you consider indentured servitude?"
"But seriously, folks..."
"By the time I was supposed to resume my hockey career, I had discovered ice dancing."
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A mother drives a mini-van full of kids; her bumper sticker reads "I'd rather be working".
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"It's a shame that she could never put her college degree to use."
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"Sadly, no food was produced after they all became motivational speakers."
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"The monarchy is strong, but I needed something with health insurance."
"Ever get the feeling you're in the wrong army?"
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"Sir, I'm leaving my high-paying job in the manufacturing industry for a low-paying job in a service industry, because that's what's happening."
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Planned Service Changes
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"I used to do just medicine, but lately I've been moving into economics."
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"Ironically, I used to be a fundraiser."
"You'll be working with Simmons."
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"Let's just say I'm leaving to pursue other interests."
"That's not who I am anymore."
"O.K., I'll explain it one more time. Sometimes even very successful careers come to an end, and you have to teach the things you were once paid to do in order to make rent."
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"And that's when I realized that I much preferred making frothy desserts."
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"This is fine, General, but how are your typing skills?"
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"I started in advertising, then I wandered in the desert for forty years. Now I'm a screenwriter."
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"You're the first person I've met who didn't become a pastry chef after suffering a nervous breakdown in a corporate job."