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HINTS TO EMPLOYERS,
ROAD TO PREFERMENT AND COMFORT.
AN EXPERIENCED CLERK.
AND ALL BOOKSELLERS.
THE HEADS OF ESTABLISHMENTS,
THE CLERKS AND EMPLOYÉS
AND ITS DEPENDENCIES,
AS A GUIDE TO PREFERMENT ON THE ONE HAND,
MEANS OF INSURING THE
ZEAL, INTEGRITY, AND INDUSTRY OF THOSE EMPLOYED
10 THEIR EMPLOYERS ON THE OTHER,
IS MOST RESPECTFULLY DEDICATED,
BY THE AUTHOR.
ADVICE TO CLERKS,
HINTS TO EMPLOYERS.
Of all the avocations by which men obtain their livelihood there is not any requiring greater caution, and yet there is none in which so large a majority of those engaged are so negligent of their own real interests, as in that of the clerk in a Government office, the offices of public companies, merchants, solicitors, &c. This may in a great measure be attributed to the want of liberality and encouragement on the part of the employer; but it cannot be denied that, notwithstanding the mistaken mode of remunerating their services, there is, nevertheless, much in the power of clerks themselves; it is therefore intended to offer a few words of advice in the hope that some benefit may be derived by the numerous body of which the writer has, for