On a busy street corner in New York stands a balding, 52 year old man. He holds a sign. 'HIRE ME,' it says. So far nobody has—and he's been doing this a month. But Vincent Giordano is no quitter. "I'm determined not to end up in a homeless shelter," he says. Nicely dressed in suit and tie, Giordano hands copies of his resume to anyone who'll take one. "Sometimes," says the one time legal assistant, "You have to sink low to rise to the top again."