wear several hats

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wear several hats

To hold or function in more than one position or role. I work from home, so I'm able to wear several hats: stay-at-home dad, soccer coach, and website developer. Both our editorial assistant and our copywriter left the company at the same time, so I've been wearing several hats ever since.
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I have a graduate degree in real-estate development, as well and I have years of managing our construction company, so I wear several hats and approach a project with these multiple perspectives.
I get to wear several hats in my current role, overseeing many marketing areas at the hotel.
"Like so many authors, I wear several hats, one of which is 'Swim Mom,'" Sciucco says.
In a small legal department, especially, lawyers are expected to wear several hats, including managing risk.
I WEAR several hats; husband of one wife, father of enough children (three to be precise), pastor of churches in Middlesbrough, Newcastle and Africa.
A professional tends to wear several hats to further his or her career, but maintains a soft corner for the one job he/she enjoys the most and is the best at.
I wear several hats. They appreciated that and kept giving me more stuff to do."
Gray said: "Liam is very versatile and can wear several hats. Hopefully Gordon might have seen Liam at right-back and in midfield and know what he can give.
"I know my brother Obama is very busy with world affairs and I know how difficult it is to wear several hats at [the same] time but sometimes he manages to call others.
Lombardo says it did not give him pause that the very young Lena Dunham would wear several hats on Girls.
"All of the employees wear several hats, and they are proud of our achievements, especially being a successful company that produces 98% of its products in the U.S.A.
In many cases, the people performing the tests were not medical technologists, so our staff had to wear several hats as they communicated with less sophisticated analysts, along with laboratory inspectors and technical service groups at instrument manufacturers.
Even when working in a large central IT department, one should be prepared to wear several hats.
I wear several hats, from wood purchasing manager to director of the Wood Panel Industries Federation (WPIF) and director of the UK Forest Products Association.