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Get A Name by Jacky Tai

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07

Rule No. 4 – The Name Must Be Short

 

 

 

 

 

IF this opening section sounds sexist, I apologise. It is not meant to be. I have a couple of friends who work in the pharmaceutical industry as sales representatives. Both are tall, slim and attractive girls. Once I asked if they enjoyed their work; both said it was extremely tough. I asked why and the answer floored me. Basically what they said was, “It is a tough industry to be in because you need to be a pretty girl in a short skirt so people remember you.” And I went, “And the two of you do not qualify? Are you in sales or vying for Miss Universe?” This is an imperfect world. Seems that if you are a pretty girl in a short skirt, people remember you – for better or worse. I think ...

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