Posted: October 9, 2013 at 2:41 a.m.

DEAR JEANNE & LEONARD: A while back, I got an email from the son of one of my aunt’s friends — a guy I don’t know — explaining that he was interviewing for a job at the environmental research firm where I used to work and asking if he could talk to me about what they look for in interviewees (his parents had gotten my contact information from my aunt).

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Family, Pages 35 on 10/09/2013