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Many more years ago than I care to remember, I was a
mid-20 something searching for a profession.
A girlfriend, (Edie ...or Edith, but don't call her
that to her face) who worked at a microfilm service
bureau, says to me, "John, you need a job and you can
talk fairly well...my company needs a salesman to sell
Me: "But Edie, I don't know anything about microfilm."
Edie: "Ah, it's OK, neither do they."
I get an interview.
I'm talking with the Ken, the manager, and he says
"But John, you don't know anything about microfilm."
Me: "Yes, that's correct...but in six months, I'll
know more than you."
Ken: "OK. let's find out."
> If I ever develop the ability to finess an interview
> that when I *don't* already have an offer in my
> pocket, I
> will have achieved aplomb, and the world will truly
> be mine.
> Until then, I really hope that the Alzheimer's
> leaves that
> particular memory intact until the very last. :-)
John Posada, Merck Research Laboratories
Sr Technical Writer, WinHelp and html
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(pers) jposada01 -at- yahoo -dot- com - 732-291-7811
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