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Re: 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.


----- 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
> > 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.
> >
> > Kitty
> > I've CC'd a couple of you that might not read everyday to be sure you
> > this.  I apologize for the duplication.
> >
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