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Re: Re: nursery interview apparel


You'll do fine. Get a tube of sports creme for sore muscles and you'll
be all set. I'd bet you're in better shape than you think you are!


---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Wed, 11 Feb 2004 13:42:08 -0500

>When I started my garden I would put in 12 hour days.  Now, more like 5hrs,
>but of course, a lot less big stuff needs doing.
>Kitty
>
>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: "Pamela J. Evans" <gardenqueen@gbronline.com>
>To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>Sent: Wednesday, February 11, 2004 12:38 PM
>Subject: Re: [CHAT] Re: nursery interview apparel
>
>
>> Kitty - you do so much of your own 'grunt work' at your place, what
>> would be different? I'm sure they aren't going to expect you to leap
>> tall buildings on a single bound the first day, right?? Imagine the
>> first week you'll be sore, but I bet you'll pick right up on it unless I
>> miss my guess!
>>
>>
>> ---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
>> From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
>> Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
>> Date:  Wed, 11 Feb 2004 10:14:28 -0500
>>
>> >Thanks for that info Gene.  The fact is, I don't have experience at
>working
>> >in a nursery.  This is one reason I'd settle for less money - so I could
>> >learn something.  So, no, I don't have a "my way" to insist on!  My main
>> >concern is whether I am up to the task - and whether they'd think so.
>I'm
>> >51.  I've worked a desk job for the last 16 years.  I wonder if I'm
>capable
>> >of all the grunt work I expect I'd get. But I think if they do turn out
>to
>> >be willing to give me the chance, it would bolster my own thoughts on
>> >whether I can do it.  We'll see. Thanks.
>> >----- Original Message ----- 
>> >From: "Gene Bush" <genebush@otherside.com>
>> >To: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>; "Agardenchat" <gardenchat@hort.net>
>> >Cc: "Ceres" <cersgarden@aol.com>
>> >Sent: Wednesday, February 11, 2004 7:17 AM
>> >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
>> >> www.munchkinnursery.com
>> >> genebush@munchkinnursery.com
>> >> 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
>> >> over-thinking
>> >> > this, but suggestions would be appreciated.
>> >>
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>> Kemp TX/zone 8A
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