So I have an interview (well my interviews actually a presentation) on Tuesday... I'm trying to get transferred into the marketing department. I really like my job, however I really want to get into…Continue
First, let me say, I don't really need any specific advice. So why post?Well, I've never started a thread and I thought I'd try and start some kind of discussion.So here goes:What advice would you…Continue
"The fact that they are giving you time to present displays that you have a much better chance than you may realize, people do typically wind up in interview rooms by accident. One great thing that i find when interviewing for other positions is the…"
"Sorry it didn't go your way. Hopefully we motivated you to crush it. More importantly as you reflect you learn and improve yourself from the experience. It may not be accurate to call it a failure. . . if you improve from the experience it is…"
"Get your mind right!...first off you'll never get anywhere if you give up..second, even if its your friend you need to grab your CAHONES and stick it to her in that interview. and third you'll be ok."
"Thanks again for all the kind comments.
My presentation went pretty good, but I unfortunately I never got the job.
Thankfully they got back to me a couple of hours afterwards so at least I wasn't waiting all week.
Thanks again for the support…"
"a) She doesn't automatically get the job. If it was that cut and dry, they would have cancelled the other interviews and given her the job. Managers don't want to waste time with useless activities. Since that's the case, despite her…"
"Thanks for the support amigos,
I'll post tomorrow on how it went and again when I get the results.
I'm kinda looking forward to it now, it'll just be a pain waiting for a response.
Thanks again though, its much…"
"I'm not in marketing, so my help may be inferior to that of those who are.
My thought is that you give up on getting the job, right now. Consider yourself to have lost it. If you get it now, it'll be by divine…"
"Hey Stewart, cheer up.
Now let's talk about this.
i see that you and a lady you know well are competing for the job.
I see that you have the passion, you also have what it takes to be in that post (degree is not big issue), and you are working…"
"Marketing. . . isn't that about 'pitching' ideas? This 'pitch' is your best idea. . . YOU! Management's minds are made up huh? Why would they give you a shot. Remember the question about the 'pitch'? If…"
So I have an interview (well my interviews actually a presentation) on Tuesday... I'm trying to get transferred into the marketing department. I really like my job, however I really want to get into marketing; it's something I have a genuine interest in, something I'd love to learn more about and something I just wanted so much when the post became available. I've felt really good about my interview/presentation. It has been a real uphill struggle preparing for it, but I've enjoyed the…See More
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It was on British TV(I'm Scottish), and I'm guessing your american, but if you search on youtube " Derren brown: fear and faith…"
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