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Benefits of Being Fired

With the economy in dire straits and unemployment soaring, could Anna Wintour have some helpful advice?

“With the economy still in dire straits and unemployment expected to rise by millions, those who find themselves unexpectedly out of work have been given some gung-ho career advice by the unlikely figure of Anna Wintour. The famously truculent editor of Vogue magazine has revealed that she was once sacked while working for Harper’s Bazaar, but says losing her job was one of the best things that had ever happened to her… While Wintour’s suggestion might not be endorsed by many careers advisors, there is a surprisingly large body of evidence which lends weight to her theory.”


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