The Job: Corporate Nomads

As any young executive in a big, national corporation quickly learns, it is almost impossible to succeed in business without really moving. Companies have found that there is no more challenging way to broaden a promising man's horizon or give him an opportunity to grow. These days, the rate at which they are shuffling their young executives about the country is positively dizzying.

On the way to becoming assistant secretary to Humble Oil & Refining Co., Charles Goodyear, 33, has moved six times in eleven years. Until he landed in the head office...

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