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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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Los Angeles -- Looking good with his salt and pepper look, George Clooney talked to us recently about his newest passion, the TV series "Catch-22," where he wears several hats as director, writer, actor, and producer.
Charles History Museum wears several hats, most of which cater to an audience wider than history buffs and preservationists, Executive Director Alison Costanzo said.
As a clinical psychologist, TV presenter, media specialist and member of the protection committee in the Saudi Ministry of Health, Samira Khalid Al-Ghamdi wears several hats.
At present, Rem wears several hats under United Nude.
He wears several hats as a trustee across a broad range of charitable trusts and foundations and is a past chairman and current director of The Wm Leech Foundation and Wm Leech Investments, and also a trustee of Azure Charitable Trust and Reece Foundation.
This New York lovely wears several hats (actress/singer/comedian/writer/producer) and juggles her projects effortlessly.
Each employee is a hands-on contributor, and everyone wears several hats. Because we believe that each LiveTechie is an equally important part of our success, no one hesitates to pose questions or blast the squash ball at a corporate officer during a squash game.
However, in response to another question it was clear that there are no secret yearnings to get serious and write "Hamlet." Regan said one of the interesting things about stand-up comedy is that he wears several hats - writer, producer, director, comic ...
The single lesbian mom wears several hats, including that of producer for the Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival, which she has helped grow from 2,500 attendees only three years ago, to more than 10,000 last year.
While music still drives him, the Bronx, New York, native now wears several hats: those of entrepreneur, philanthropist, painter, photographer, designer, and most recently, the first producer in residence at New York University.
The author of this work wears several hats. Professionally, he is a distinguished lawyer and judge; he currently serves as chief justice of the Rhode Island Supreme Court.
Often a traveling butler wears several hats. Don't be surprised if you're expected to serve as valet and personal assistant, too.
A co-production between current host Berkeley Rep and imminent one the Public Theater, "Passing Strange" suggests Stew and longtime musical collaborator Heidi Rodewald (who wears several hats here) didn't have far to travel from pop to legit stage.
Weber, a physician at the cancer treatment center, while Aver wears several hats (literally) portraying pharmaceutical and chemical company CEOs who also serve on the board of the American Cancer Society.