Hired Quotes by Denis O’Hare, D. B. Sweeney, Martha Plimpton, Jane Byrne, Kari Skogland, Dean Ambrose and many others.
I’ve been on predominantly ‘white
before, and I had also
been on predominantly ‘black’ shows. I would complain
that when I was on a white show, they would only hire me because there was a black character or they needed
a black voice
. But then I would be mad
if they went and hired a white dude
in my position
I can’t get hired in a studio
movie. Everything is so uphill
Everyone has to understand
what the role
is – what the role of the player
is, the role of the coach is. You’re hired to do something. You’re paid to do something.
The Gruden-McVay relationship
goes all the way
back to 1970. John McVay and my dad
are best of friends
. My dad continued to work with McVay as a 49er. When John McVay became the general manager
, he hired my dad
to be one of his scouts.
When I came out to L. A., I got a part in an episode
of ‘Star Trek
: Voyager,’ and I hired an acting coach.
Usually in TV
… A TV director could be anything from a main grip
to just a glorified cameraman
, and sometimes
a director can be the person who is hired last. It’s very much a producer
I don’t take a stance
to score political
points. That’s not what I’m about. That’s not why
the people hired me. If I do take a stand
on something, it’s because I’ve thoroughly
I was hired to make United
better, and that’s what we’ll do.
The director respects
what they’ve hired you for and chosen
you for: to do the part and respect
what you’re doing.
to get hired because the filmmakers like what I do, so there’s usually not that much conflict
about the direction
Just being hired by a great director is complimentary.
As founder of Eventbrite, I’ve interviewed almost every single
person we’ve hired.
Even when I was in my 20s, very few of my friends
even knew that I had alopecia. I kept
it under wraps
. I didn’t want to let anyone
know, and I didn’t want it to affect my career or the possibility
of me getting hired for a job.
out there, good for you. But I want to be clear. You moved
to market on the roads
that the rest of us paid for. You hired workers that the rest of us paid to educate
. You were safe
in your factory because of police forces
forces that the rest of us paid for.
If you’re hired to be a funny
person, you have to trust your judgment
but also be open because sometimes you think something’s funny, and the next
day you read
it and go, ‘Oh, my God
I had been hired and fired so many times and been so very blessed
I get recognized
by some people
in my community, but not a lot. In fact, they would say, ‘What do you do?’ And I would say, ‘Well, I did ‘The Bernie Mac Show.” And they would say, ‘Oh, really? Well, do you know
so-and-so?’ And I’d say, ‘Yeah
, I hired them. I was the boss
!’ They don’t believe
I didn’t have a job because nobody
would hire me. My friends were getting hired, and I couldn’t even get a job interview
. That really rocked my self-esteem
because I didn’t understand what I did wrong on those job applications
say that the biggest job we have is to teach a newly hired employee to fail intelligently… to experiment over and over again and to keep on trying and failing
until he learns what will work.
When I graduated, I was really lucky because I got hired immediately
by CBS as a production assistant.
The way I see it, the expensive people who get hired when you have money are the fancy
people who tell you what you can’t do.
I remember, I was at the house with my oldest son
and I got that call from Johnny
Ace. You know that call. Johnny was the guy that hired me, fired me and hired me back, which was kind of cool. But I was just fired, everything stopped
, my whole
When I hired the first group of cruiserweights – which consisted of Dean
Malenko, Chris Jericho
, and Eddie
Guerrero – I sat them down in my office
, and I was very clear to them. I said
to them, almost verbatim, ‘You need to be my human car crashes
at 9 P.M.’
Now, I’ve never hosted a reality
TV show, but I know the true mark of a successful businessman
is not the number of times you say, ‘You’re fired.’ It’s the number times you say, ‘You’re hired.’
I also did an Ozzy piece
for him, and so I got hired. Everything happened
really fast. I can’t give people advice
, because everything in my life changed
completely in less than a year and it’s still not something I am used to.
So the good news
is, if you’re unemployed
and you go to apply
for a job and you’re not hired for that job, see a lawyer
– you may be able
for a claim
because you were discriminated against
because you were unemployed.
As people know in coaching, you can get fired and hired just like that.
I’ve never really hired anybody
that people thought I should hire.
My agent says
that I’m a ‘repeat business guy.’ If you hire me to come do a movie, I’ll be on time, know all my material
, be ready
to go, have a good attitude
. I’m here
to work, so I get hired over and over again by the same
producers. If you just be a team player on set you can work so much more often.
have a tough job
to do. But that’s what they’re hired to do and that’s what they spend
all their time doing.
I said it when I got hired. I said, for five
years, I had a 1,000 people telling
me I was going to be a head coach in the NBA. And when I got the job, those same 1,000 people were shocked
I got to train with some of the best and have critics
de la Renta and Calvin Klein. As a student
under Calvin Klein, my project was to make a coat
, and then years later, I was hired at Calvin, by Calvin, to design coats
for him. It came full circle
Davis had me play and he hired me the following week
and after that, everything broke wide
We hired extremely slowly
at the beginning. It took us a year to get to four
people. It’s hard to hire as a very small
company, and we wanted to make sure we found
people who cared
a lot about what Stripe
a salutary lesson
when I was being hired for the ‘Six
News’ and others
were being fired, people who I thought were great, like Jill Dando. Letting
her go was a big mistake
, in my view
. But that is probably going to be me one day
– I’ll read about it in the press
and that will be that.
Sometimes work is a bit slow, and I always wanted to be a princess
. There were 1,500 of us who auditioned, and 11 of us were hired. I went through all of the training, but never ended up actually getting to play Belle
‘ started. It was the time of my life
than spend so much time wondering
if I’m going to get hired, or is it a problem that I’ve got this black-tar history, I’ve just got to keep doing what I’m doing and try to be decent
It was very spur of the moment
. When I heard WWE was having tryouts
… I would not let the opportunity pass me by. I hired someone to make my video
, and I sent
in the video, thinking nothing would come of it.
If I were FX, I wouldn’t have hired me.
The last reason
I want to be hired is because of my gender. I want to be hired because you trust me
, because of my potential
, because you believe that I know basketball, and we go and we build
Any good production team is going to allow
an actor to breathe
life into the characters – that’s why they hired that woman, that man
, whatever the case.
I am Evanescence
. I am the only original member
. I have basically hired the band. Evanescence has become me. It is mine and it’s exactly
how I want it to be.
The focus has to be about making good work
. I don’t ever want to be hired for a job because I’m a woman. And I don’t ever want to be recognized for a job because I’m a woman.
When you interview at Google
, they don’t tell you what the job is. You get hired for a pool
and the reason they do it that way is they don’t want outsiders
learning their secrets
in the interview process
Ross saw me on Merv Griffin and hired me to be her opening act.
You have to accept people for who they are. You can guide
. You can give people chances
. But you cannot hold
on to people in fear
that you are bad because you can’t keep everyone
And I actually had to beg for my last tryout at NXT. Yeah, I actually had to send multiple
emails to say, ‘I want another tryout and there’s no reason
you will not hire me after this tryout.’ And that was the tryout that they hired me from.
Usually, I get hired because I’m tall
I think that when I’m an actor, I get hired, and you say jump
, I’ll jump three inches. I just kind
of trust what the writer’s vision is.
Young had been hired to write the score for the dances
of The Ten Commandments
but he became very ill. You were then hired to write the score. But at the same time
you’d written The Man with the Golden
, I’m proud to say, is senior vice president
Family network. She could hire and fire me. She has hired me, but she has not fired me.
I look for people who have drive
, who have ambition
, who are humble. I’ve hired many people at very strange
money. If you don’t have that, you wait
around to be hired by somebody at the mercy
of others. If you have that money in your hand, you desperately
try to make the best use of it and move
ahead. And that’s generating income