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12 Secrets of Executive Recruiters
They can earn as much as $75,000 for placing a single candidate.... READ ON
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12 Secrets of Greeting Card Designers
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14 Simple Secrets of Professional Organizers
They’re not judging you for how much stuff you have—promise.... READ ON
Science
13 Secrets of Forensic Entomologists
4. They rarely go to crime scenes.... READ ON
Movies
14 Secrets of Movie Trailer Editors
If you work on a Marvel movie, you'd better be prepared to get top-level security clearances.... READ ON
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12 Secrets of Caterers
No, they don't make everything from scratch.... READ ON
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13 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Substitute Teachers
Here's how they always know how to spot a troublemaker.... READ ON
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14 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Florists
Here’s why they hate the holidays.... READ ON
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14 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Paramedics
They probably hate the sirens, too.... READ ON
Food
8 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Chocolate-Makers
Don't keep your good chocolate in the fridge!... READ ON
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12 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Private Investigators
It's a trash-sifting, peeing-in-a-bottle job, but someone's gotta do it.... READ ON
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21 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Mall Santas
Rule number one: Always stay in character.... READ ON
Design
11 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Holiday Window Display Designers
Yes, they individually arrange every single light.... READ ON
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15 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Auto Mechanics
They're pretty tired of you wiping boogers on the car seat.... READ ON
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15 Brainy Secrets of Jeopardy! Winners
It's all about learning how to time that buzzer.... READ ON
Sports
13 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Roller Derby
There's a good reason players refuse to wear the number "1" on their jersey.... READ ON

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