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RE: Re: nursery interview apparel

Hey, Kitty - ever think abour moving??? :)


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
Behalf Of Gene Bush
Sent: Wednesday, February 11, 2004 6:17 AM
To: Kitty; Agardenchat
Cc: Ceres
Subject: [CHAT] Re: nursery interview apparel

Well, Kitty
    Nurseries are mostly manual labor and working with "soil". No need
to over do on the attire. Mostly I would want to see that you are clean
and neat, care about your appearance. Interview portion would be the
most important. Would walk you around the nursery and we would talk.
Mostly me listening. You are certainly more than qualified up to and
including management. Having said that.... careful. Were I doing the
hiring I want someone knowledgeable and enthusiastic, but I do not want
someone so opinionated and "smart" that they can only do things their
way.... not follow instructions. If I pay the bills it gets accomplished
my way... at least until you have proven yourself with your experience
over some time.
    Just relax and trust yourself.
    Wish you were interviewing here. We are expanding this year. Finally
forced to grow... like it or not. Will be at the very least some kids
this summer as a beginning. Oh, to have someone in this town who could
work on their own... and would.
    Gene E. Bush
Munchkin Nursery & Gardens, llc
Zone 6/5  Southern Indiana

----- Original Message -----
> 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
> this, but suggestions would be appreciated.

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