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Re: nursery interview tomorrow

Since you've all been so supportive, I thought I might recap the interview
for you.  It seemed to go well, and the work as they described it didn't
seem too hard.  They thought U of Guelph was in California.  They are
strong, their background is in, trees and shrubs.  And they indicated
difficulties with perennials.  Ah! my opening!  I'm stronger in that,
dazzled them with a few tips and techniques and successful examples.  I
asked him if this was a growth area for them and they indicated it was, that
people were always asking for more.  Even though that is not really what
they were hiring for, I gently explained the marketing aspects of perennials
and I was hoping they might consider my value for expansion down the road.
Well, whether they hire me or not, I came away feeling good about the
interview.  Thanks for your support, folks!


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, February 12, 2004 11:54 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] nursery interview tomorrow

> > Then say, "When do I start?" It usually works.
> would it were that easy.  Thanks for the encouragement, all of you.
> Kitty
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "james singer" <jsinger@igc.org>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Thursday, February 12, 2004 6:32 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] nursery interview tomarrow
> > Stay cool. Listen carefully. Respond directly. Make and keep eye
> > contact. Don't ask important questions until the interviewer says "Any
> > questions?" Then say, "When do I start?" It usually works.
> >
> >
> > On Tuesday, February 10, 2004, at 02:45 PM, Kitty wrote:
> >
> > > 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
> > > little concerned about the weight lifting, but maybe it would get me
> > > 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
> > > views.  But I guess it is worth a shot.
> > >
> > > Kitty

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