Values are what bring distinction to your life. You don't find them, you choose them. And when you do, you're on the path to fulfillment.
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Part of that problem is employer stupidity. People often don't even know what words mean, but that doesn't stop them from using them. I've seen employment questionnaires written so that it is very clear that the employer is looking for a "smiley, cheerful, happy, people person", and the employer assumes this means "extrovert". They then write their questionnaire to weed out introverts as if an introvert can't possibly fit that description. Intelligent people will see the value judgement, and then they have to decide to tell the truth and get weeded out, or lie and hope for a shot at the job. This is especially true of large national retail chains that can't be bothered to deal with people as individuals. They have a cookie cutter, and they want it filled.
A conscientious person will decide not to work there. A hungry person might decide to lie.
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