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    weird assed interview

    so, i went to this interview yesterday and i have no idea what to think of it. i mean, the interview was over quick and i told the lady about my feet, and she said they'd find a place to stick me basically.... but it was over quick....

    i'm bloody confused!!!!!

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    Do you have weird feet?
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    Sometimes an interview that is over quickly is a good sign. It means they are too busy to waste their time interviewing a million people, if you are qualified, you get the job.

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    How do your feet qualify you for the job?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jviking View Post
    How do your feet qualify you for the job?
    i can stand for long period any longer. everything else i can do... but i can't do them for very long due to some neuromas in my feet. (the harder the use the less time i can do it now. i can't spend a ton of time sprinting for example.)

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    weird footed interview?

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    Quote Originally Posted by goldfishin View Post
    so, i went to this interview yesterday and i have no idea what to think of it. i mean, the interview was over quick and i told the lady about my feet, and she said they'd find a place to stick me basically.... but it was over quick....

    i'm bloody confused!!!!!
    Meh, don't sweat it. As mentioned, a quick interview doesn't mean much. If they're even remotely organized, they've got a roughly standard set of interview questions and they'll go through all of them with each candidate.

    And in the end, either you got it or you didn't. No need to fret about it.

    Meanwhile, I had one of the annoying sort of interview on Wednesday where they asked really ambiguous questions and then kept prodding for more detail when I gave similarly ambiguous answers. I probably wasn't helped that my qualifications are somewhat marginal for the position to begin with, but wanting to know specific details of how I would handle a generic problem left me really scatter-brained. Then when they asked questions I should have been able to answer easily, my mind was still going in circles.

    Again though, the interview is past. I'm not going to worry about it anymore. I'm almost more worried I'll get called for a second interview.
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    we should get paid to job hunt. that's my conclusion and i'm sticking with it!

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    What kind of job is this?

    If she said she could still find a place for you then that means she wants you enough to go through the effort.

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    Quote Originally Posted by goldfishin View Post
    so, i went to this interview yesterday and i have no idea what to think of it. i mean, the interview was over quick and i told the lady about my feet, and she said they'd find a place to stick me basically.... but it was over quick....

    i'm bloody confused!!!!!
    Was the interview like this at all?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1csMoLgTMk0

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    Quote Originally Posted by iamlucky13 View Post
    Meh, don't sweat it. As mentioned, a quick interview doesn't mean much. If they're even remotely organized, they've got a roughly standard set of interview questions and they'll go through all of them with each candidate.

    And in the end, either you got it or you didn't. No need to fret about it.

    Meanwhile, I had one of the annoying sort of interview on Wednesday where they asked really ambiguous questions and then kept prodding for more detail when I gave similarly ambiguous answers. I probably wasn't helped that my qualifications are somewhat marginal for the position to begin with, but wanting to know specific details of how I would handle a generic problem left me really scatter-brained. Then when they asked questions I should have been able to answer easily, my mind was still going in circles.

    Again though, the interview is past. I'm not going to worry about it anymore. I'm almost more worried I'll get called for a second interview.
    I found out I didn't have to worry about that, earlier this week. Wicked pissah.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind View Post
    What kind of job is this?

    If she said she could still find a place for you then that means she wants you enough to go through the effort.

    Congrats!
    the job is like 7 hours a week though. :/ heh....

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    C, I'm wondering if you can do something like teleservices. If you work for a place that has customer service via phone, then you can help others while at a computer. I did that as a second side job (to support my muscle car hobby), working for Bank of America, helping people who couldn't understand their banking - explaining charges, balances, etc. They paid a decent wage... they started out at $12 per hour with $2 additional p/h for each foreign language that you can understand and speak. $3 per hour if you worked premium time (nights). It was a really easy job because everything was on the computer and all you had to do was explain things to them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by goldfishin View Post
    so, i went to this interview yesterday and i have no idea what to think of it. i mean, the interview was over quick and i told the lady about my feet, and she said they'd find a place to stick me basically.... but it was over quick....

    i'm bloody confused!!!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind View Post
    C, I'm wondering if you can do something like teleservices. If you work for a place that has customer service via phone, then you can help others while at a computer. I did that as a second side job (to support my muscle car hobby), working for Bank of America, helping people who couldn't understand their banking - explaining charges, balances, etc. They paid a decent wage... they started out at $12 per hour with $2 additional p/h for each foreign language that you can understand and speak. $3 per hour if you worked premium time (nights). It was a really easy job because everything was on the computer and all you had to do was explain things to them.
    oh, and it was some job handing out crap for a radio station or something.

    and a friend advised me to just go about asking places for jobs, even grocery stores. think that'd actually work?

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    No. I think what you need to do is get in a nicely pressed button up shirt and tie, shave your beard if you still have one, go to a perspective location, look around a bit and then ask for the manager. Shake his/her hand with a firm grip and smile. Tell him/her that you are interested in becoming a part of their team (and you should have an answer as to why) and to what extent you should go through to make that a reality. Have your resume in hand.

    Give them a reason to hire YOU over the next guy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind View Post
    No. I think what you need to do is get in a nicely pressed button up shirt and tie, shave your beard if you still have one, go to a perspective location, look around a bit and then ask for the manager. Shake his/her hand with a firm grip and smile. Tell him/her that you are interested in becoming a part of their team (and you should have an answer as to why) and to what extent you should go through to make that a reality. Have your resume in hand.

    Give them a reason to hire YOU over the next guy.
    Is shaving absolutely necessary? It's getting to be winter and I have no car. The beard keeps my face from freezing.

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    yeah, well, there is no reason to hire me above someone else....

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    Quote Originally Posted by UnsafeAlpine View Post
    Is shaving absolutely necessary? It's getting to be winter and I have no car. The beard keeps my face from freezing.
    I've seen his beard, UA. So yeah. For him I suggest that. It always gives a 'clean' impression (not saying that he's a nasty dirty scumbag or anything). Can always grow it out later.
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    Were you at a podiatrist office? I've gotten confused before it's cool.

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