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Booty Call

Today I was telling a few friends, at different times, that the whole job search thing is so like dating that it is just weird!  You need to ‘put yourself out there’ and hope for contact, then hope that there … Continue reading

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And the hits keep coming

My phone rang on the way over to the stables this evening (I ride on Thursdays) and after I parked I picked up the voice-mail.  Another job on the West Coast calling!  This one is in Pasadena for a pharma … Continue reading

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Play nice!

One of the funniest qualifications I have seen so far on a job description: –  Ability to get along with others, be punctual, and follow instructions.

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Kibosh!

I put the kibosh on the non-NYC cosmetics job.  I just couldn’t do it.  I know I should have kept going on this to get the interview practice, etc., but I wouldn’t have felt good about it.  More importantly, I … Continue reading

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Rejected!

I received my first official rejection today!  It was from the construction company in Denver. I knew all along that I was over-qualified for that job so am not surprised or disappointed, and I do respect them for actually having … Continue reading

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Joey Buttafuoco

Today I was contacted by a recruiter on Long Island that had such a stereotypical accent that I couldn’t help but picture Joey B in my head. The job is in New Jersey and does not offer relo so the … Continue reading

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#20

I had another phone interview with the niche apparel company in L.A. today, that makes #20 in terms of total phone interviews to date.  It was with a member of the hiring manager’s team, so this person would be a … Continue reading

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Prepping for phone interviews

At outplacement, on the internet, etc., the methods to prep for phone interviews are all fairy consistent and essentially suggest the following: Do your homework on the company Review how your skill set aligns with the job description and be … Continue reading

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