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Re: Re: nursery interview apparel

Thanks Lynda, Noreen, Pam.
No, I am not moving.  ;+)
My hort strengths aren't exactly what these people are looking for.  I'm
hoping though, that after "paying my dues", I may have an opportunity to
utilize the skills and knowledge I have.  But until I get some "sweat
equity", no one is particularly interested in anything but labor.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Lynda Young" <lyoung@grindertaber.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, February 11, 2004 9:08 AM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] Re: nursery interview apparel

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