RE: _Hobbies_on_a_risumi_(WAS:_RE:_New_TECHWR-L_Poll_Question)

Subject: RE: _Hobbies_on_a_risumi_(WAS:_RE:_New_TECHWR-L_Poll_Question)
From: "Earl Cooley" <shiva -at- io -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 4 Oct 2001 13:48:26 -0500

> > At one point, I had to hire a writer to join my staff at Toon
> > Boom. I was interviewing a potential candidate who mentionned
> > to me that one of her hobbies was watching anime and manga
> > cartoons. I knew then and
>
> Does that mean that if I'd come to the interview in my Dragonball Z
> shirt, that I also would have been hired because of it?
>
> I think you got lucky. You could have hired someone who didn't watch
> cartoons and still have gotten a good fit, or someone who liked to
> watch cartoons and been a bad fit.

It's worked for me before: I went to an interview wearing an Austin
Electronic Frontiers Foundation t-shirt because I knew the environment
was very casual, and also that the CEO was a founder of EFF-Austin.
The only problem was their offer was about half what I was worth at
the time. heh.

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e=sc^3 (shiva -at- io -dot- com) Earl Cooley III

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