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Old 10-14-2013, 09:24 PM   #14091
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Did you get the job??
Sadly, no. It was a campus courtesy interview, they actually didn't have any positions open. Job would have been in Las Vegas, no less!
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Old 10-14-2013, 09:29 PM   #14092
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Unfortunately, in the majority of professional offices in this country, sandals are not an approved item of shoe wear. No open toes. I guess someone doesn't like looking at ugly toes.
Plus, it would be a little chilly here! (I would NEVER wear sandals to an interview in any case.) And I can count to at least a hundred - so that's okay! Tomorrow, there is no maths. I just have to win them over with my personality!

Let's hope I do that before the maths test for the other job on Wednesday....
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Old 10-14-2013, 09:49 PM   #14093
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...Tomorrow, there is no maths. I just have to win them over with my personality!...

That shouldn't be a problem. Then you should get the job.
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Old 10-14-2013, 09:55 PM   #14094
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That shouldn't be a problem. Then you should get the job.

Okay. *looks around shiftily* That was WAY too nice for you Andy! I'm really worried now!
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Old 10-14-2013, 10:03 PM   #14095
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Okay. *looks around shiftily* That was WAY too nice for you Andy! I'm really worried now!
Oh, Andy is nice...he's just shy.
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Old 10-14-2013, 10:09 PM   #14096
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I have probably made a bit of a big deal about these interviews.

But I have applied for over 80 jobs and not had a single call. And that is pretty demoralising. (My CV/Resume has been reviewed by paid professionals by the way.)

In the meantime, I have been working as a volunteer at a furniture store that is part of the charity that looked after my mum in her last few days. (Where better to spend my time, right?) If I get a paid job after all this time, my only regret will be missing the super people at the store!

If I don't get either of these two jobs - my baking experiments on the poor people at the furniture store will continue!
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Old 10-14-2013, 10:17 PM   #14097
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I have probably made a bit of a big deal about these interviews.

But I have applied for over 80 jobs and not had a single call. And that is pretty demoralising. (My CV/Resume has been reviewed by paid professionals by the way.)

In the meantime, I have been working as a volunteer at a furniture store that is part of the charity that looked after my mum in her last few days. (Where better to spend my time, right?) If I get a paid job after all this time, my only regret will be missing the super people at the store!

If I don't get either of these two jobs - my baking experiments on the poor people at the furniture store will continue!
Katy, I do hope you have your volunteer work listed on your resume. That can be very important to a company when they are looking for caring people. If they should ask about it, play it up big and mention that you often bring baked goods from home for the people who work there. Good luck!
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Old 10-14-2013, 10:18 PM   #14098
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For an American, what does 'redundant' refer to? and good luck on both interviews. Hope one of them leads to gainful employment.
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Old 10-14-2013, 10:23 PM   #14099
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Laid off.
Yes. I was at my previous company for just short of 21 years.

Luckily, in Britain (and I know this is not often the case in the US), you get a pay off when you are made redundant. (Redundant means the company cannot afford to keep you on. It does not mean you are a bad employee.)

What's the situation in Canada TL?
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Oh, Andy is nice...he's just shy.

Shy??? I don't think so! I would say more.......
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