Full or part-time employment usually requires transportation, permanent residency, and reliable communication by phone. The old adage that it takes money to make money does not just apply to the wealthy entrepreneur starting a new business. Just getting a job requires the means to hold that job day to day and earn the trust of the employer that the long-term investment in this employee will pay off for both parties. Reliability requires character first, but also resources.
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