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Re: nursery interview apparel


Kitty,
Had you thought of putting together a portfolio of your gardening
experience? Before & after of your yard, garden/yard sale, the stuff you put
together for your MG sale? Seems to me any nursery would be getting a real
asset at whatever wage. Makes me tired just reading your emails sometimes.
41 F, pruned the grapes yesterday, pulled off some daylily foliage, bought a
primrose
Judy B
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, February 10, 2004 11:45 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] nursery interview apparel


> I was laid off about 4wks ago.  There's very little available here.  I
> rather doubt I'll get the job, I'd expect them to want someone younger.
The
> job would entail working with the public, stocking and watering.  I'm a
> little concerned about the weight lifting, but maybe it would get me in
> shape!  Also, I'm not sure I could get by on what a nursery laborer is
paid.
>
> I'd been working at my last job since before I began gardening, so working
> at my hobby was never an option.  But, yes, I think that could alter my
> views.  But I guess it is worth a shot.
>
> Kitty
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Donna" <justme@prairieinet.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Tuesday, February 10, 2004 1:50 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] nursery interview apparel
>
>
> > switching positons eh? although that is none of my business, good for
> > you! Nice to have a job you will enjoy :) I have avoided ever making my
> > hobby my job, felt I would loose the hobby appeal after that...
> >
> >
> > I would base it on what others employed there are wearing, and step it
> > up a tad. Thinking it would also make a difference if the position you
> > are applying for is going to be with the public or just buried in a
> > greenhouse.
> >
> >
> > Donna
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: Kitty
> > Sent: 2/10/2004 12:52:21 PM
> > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > Cc: cersgarden@aol.com;genebush@otherside.com
> > Subject: [CHAT] nursery interview apparel
> >
> > > Hi Friends,
> >
> > >
> >
> > > I have an interview Friday for general nursery work.  Previous job
> >
> > > interviews have always been for professional jobs so, of course, I
wore
> a
> >
> > > suit.  What would I wear for this nursery interview?  A suit seems way
> >
> > > overdressed and suggestive of the possibilty that I wouldn't last in a
> >
> > > labor-type job.  But I don't want to dress down too much, giving the
> >
> > > impression that I don't think the job is important.  Maybe I'm
> over-thinking
> >
> > > this, but suggestions would be appreciated.
> >
> > >
> >
> > > Kitty
> >
> > > I've CC'd a couple of you that might not read everyday to be sure you
> get
> >
> > > this.  I apologize for the duplication.
> >
> > >
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