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" <email@example.com>
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.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "james singer" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: <email@example.com>
> 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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