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Re: nursery interview tomorrow

Kitty: Sorry so late in replying to your message; last week was a killer
crunch week for me! Sounds like things went well for your interview and
I'm so proud of you for taking the initiative like that...what a brave
woman you are!! I know it can't be easy having to kind of start over
like this, but you have so much going for you I can't imagine you not
coming out on top...I'm thinking good thoughts for you and praying very
hard that no matter how this challenge resolves itself, things will work
out for the best for you!

Melody, IA (Z 5/4)

"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."    
--Albert Einstein

 --- On Fri 02/13, Kitty < kmrsy@comcast.net > wrote:
From: Kitty [mailto: kmrsy@comcast.net]
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date: Fri, 13 Feb 2004 17:38:41 -0500
Subject: Re: [CHAT] nursery interview tomorrow

Since you've all been so supportive, I thought I might recap the
interview<br>for you. It seemed to go well, and the work as they
described it didn't<br>seem too hard. They thought U of Guelph was in
California. They are<br>strong, their background is in, trees and
shrubs. And they indicated<br>difficulties with perennials. Ah! my
opening! I'm stronger in that,<br>dazzled them with a few tips and
techniques and successful examples. I<br>asked him if this was a growth
area for them and they indicated it was, that<br>people were always
asking for more. Even though that is not really what<br>they were hiring
for, I gently explained the marketing aspects of perennials<br>and I was
hoping they might consider my value for expansion down the
road.<br>Well, whether they hire me or not, I came away feeling good
about the<br>interview. Thanks for your support,
folks!<br><br>Kitty<br><br>----- Original Message ----- <br>From:
"Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net><br>To: <gardenchat@hort.net><br>Sent:
Thursday, February 12, 2004 11:54 PM<br>Subject: Re: [CHAT] nursery
interview tomorrow<br><br><br>> > Then say, "When do I start?" It
usually works.<br>><br>> would it were that easy. Thanks for the
encouragement, all of you.<br>><br>> Kitty<br>><br>> ----- Original
Message ----- <br>> From: "james singer" <jsinger@igc.org><br>> To:
<gardenchat@hort.net><br>> Sent: Thursday, February 12, 2004 6:32
PM<br>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] nursery interview tomarrow<br>><br>><br>> >
Stay cool. Listen carefully. Respond directly. Make and keep eye<br>> >
contact. Don't ask important questions until the interviewer says
"Any<br>> > questions?" Then say, "When do I start?" It usually
works.<br>> ><br>> ><br>> > On Tuesday, February 10, 2004, at 02:45 PM,
Kitty wrote:<br>> ><br>> > > I was laid off about 4wks ago. There's very
little available here. I<br>> > > rather doubt I'll get the job, I'd
expect them to want someone<br>> > > younger. The<br>> > > job would
entail working with the public, stocking and watering. I'm<br>a<br>> > >

concerned about the weight lifting, but maybe it would get me<br>in<br>>
> > shape! Also, I'm not sure I could get by on what a nursery laborer
is<br>> > > paid.<br>> > ><br>> > > I'd been working at my last job
since before I began gardening, so<br>> > > working<br>> > > at my hobby
was never an option. But, yes, I think that could alter<br>my<br>> > >
views. But I guess it is worth a shot.<br>> > ><br>> > >
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