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'No, an aptitude test is not a test on your cell phone apps knowledge.'
"Daddy doesn't have a job. Daddy goes to the gym."
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"At the moment I'm torn between the emotionally rewarding but poorly resourced role of a social worker or a more intellectualy rigorous career in quantum physics."
'Why did I become an accountant?' Well in truth I just threw a dart at the first page of the dictionary but becoming an aardvark was to difficult
'So, you've no experience, no skills and a poor grasp of reality... Have you considered consulting?'
'I'm looking for a career in something that will make me first in line for a government bailout if I mess up.'
'...it may be advisable to think of a referee other than your mother.'
'Let me guess - You want to be a helicopter pilot?'
"I see...and any ideas other than Supreme Leader of the Universe?"
'I'm getting ready to apply to colleges. Do you have a list of party schools?'
Success in a modern business setting requires more than the ability to mime to 'Arctic Monkeys' while blancing a pint of lager on your head.
"Where's Waldo in five years?"
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'Maybe you could refer to your time behind bars as 'living in a gated community'.'
'This is the age of specialisation - you can't be a hunter AND a gatherer.'
"Some advice please...How do I squeeze 9 days work into 5 and still see my family?"
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'I don't wanna discuss my responsibilities! I wanna talk about my rights!'
'The good news is, you'll never have to worry about being overqualified for any job...'
'Posting a song on the internet and becoming a global singing phenomenon is certainly an option, but you might like to consider focussing on your GCSE's as a back-up!'
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'To be honest, I've never known for my work ethic.'
'I explored all of my career options and found sitting on a porch was more rewarding than becoming a pumpkin pie.'
A backup plan might be a good idea, in case 'being a celebrity' doesn't work out...
"I think you'd make a persuasive salesman."
'What! You're 7 years old and don't have a life plan yet?'