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Job interview: wish me luck...

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by HeavyDuty, Jun 27, 2003.

  1. HeavyDuty

    HeavyDuty Supporting Curmudgeon Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 26, 2000
    Suburban Chicago, IL
    I'm leaving shortly for another interview. This one is close to home with some travel, pays well, and is a good career move. I've only been out three weeks, and want to keep it that way!

    Wish me luck, please...
  2. SuperDuck


    Sep 26, 2000
    Good luck! :)
  3. By-Tor


    Apr 13, 2000
    Sacramento, CA
    Good luck and

    Stay positive.
  4. Blueszilla

    Blueszilla Bassist ordinaire

    Apr 2, 2003
    The Duke City
    Good Luck, HD :)
  5. NV43345


    Apr 1, 2003
    Sorry if I am too late, been a busy morning.
    here is my tip: Be a good listener, dont interupt
    let them finish before you reply, always show respect ..ie...yes sir or yes ma'am. make eye contact, and be polite. and trim your damm nose hairs will ya !!!!!!!!;)
  6. ARA punk

    ARA punk

    Jul 11, 2001
    USA, Shelby, NC
    Keep us posted man.
  7. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Supporting Member

    Good luck, Ken. Let us know something.:)
  8. godoze


    Oct 21, 2002
    Good luck ! And if anybody knows anyone in the Philly area looking for and 8 to 5 manage ment job let me know; i've got one starting at 32.5k !
  9. HeavyDuty

    HeavyDuty Supporting Curmudgeon Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 26, 2000
    Suburban Chicago, IL
    So far, so good - it went well, and I think I've been moved on to the next step...

    Thanks, everyone!
  10. Jiles

    Jiles Banned

    Nov 28, 2001
    The job market seems to be shaping up a little bit better than it was a couple years ago. Thanks in part to our president, GW Bush. And let's also thank him for those tax cuts. Ok, some welfare mama might not get a cadillac, but ill be able to pay rent and have money left over for beer!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  11. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000

    I'm happy for you, HD. Hopefully you'll get the job.

    What's the position?
  12. Good luck on getting "The Call" for getting the job :D HOPE YOU GET IT!!!! ~ Tyler
  13. HeavyDuty

    HeavyDuty Supporting Curmudgeon Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 26, 2000
    Suburban Chicago, IL
    In-house underwriter for a large commercial insurance brokerage...
  14. Jeff Rader

    Jeff Rader Supporting Member

    Nov 1, 2000
    Lone Star State
    Good luck, Ken.

  15. I would wish you luck, but c'mon now, if I really had a wish I would make myself rich and powerful or something.
  16. Well, we all probably would ;) ~ Tyler
  17. One very important thing about interviews, is being persistant. When I went for my interview(granted I am only a poor dishwasher, but tey could haved hired any other 16 year old idiot) It took about a week to actually set up an interview, and I had to contact about four people to do so. But since it is in a nic resturaunt very close to home, there are things I could move up to be. Bus boy(eh..) waiter, cook, yada yada yada/......

    Edit:Now that I look at this, it looks pretty damn ranty...oh well.
  18. Monkey

    Monkey Supporting Member

    Mar 8, 2000
    Ohio, USA
    HeavyDuty, my day job is a career advisor at a university. One thing I advise my clients to do is to research the company, so that in the interview you can show them that you know what is going on, and that you really want to work for them.

    It sounds like you did well, and I wish you the bet of luck!
  19. RAM


    May 10, 2000
    Chicago, IL
    I sent you a PM...