WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Dan Crocitto wears his best shirt and tie standing on a West Palm Beach street corner.
He sells water for a dollar. And he's hoping a conversation will begin that will lead to more permanent employment.
"I am asking for a job first, and I am putting money in my pocket to take care of my family," he said.
Crocitto says he lost his clerical job last year after the company he worked for relocated his position to Kentucky.
Since then he says he has been going to job interviews, but is told he's either over or under qualified.
He also has another problem to overcome. He pleaded guilty seven years ago to illegally selling Xanax.
"People make bad choices and bad decisions and I made a poor choice and a poor decision and right now I will do anything that I am qualified to do."
Crocitto says he is willing to do what it takes to get a future employer's attention. "That's the only thing that I am doing out here. I am looking for a job to provide for my family," he said.
Drivers like Leonard Stein, who buy bottled water from him, also hope he finds a job soon.
"A little helping hand goes a long way. it's a way of networking and good possibility to put him back on his feet," Stein said.