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The Lexicon of Intentionally Ambiguous Recommendations

Positive-Sounding References for People Who Can"t Manage Their Own Sock Dra

by Robert J. Thornton

  • 28 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Sourcebooks .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Advice on careers & achieving success,
  • Personnel & human resources management,
  • Personnel And Human Resources Management,
  • Humor,
  • Careers / Job Opportunities,
  • Topic - Business and Professional,
  • Careers - Job Hunting,
  • General,
  • Employment references,
  • Human Resources & Personnel Management,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8373362M
    ISBN 101402201397
    ISBN 109781402201394

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