Re: Should I apply?

Subject: Re: Should I apply?
From: Len Olszewski <saslpo -at- UNX -dot- SAS -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 4 Dec 1996 18:09:44 GMT

In article <Pine -dot- HPP -dot- 3 -dot- 93 -dot- 961204110053 -dot- 7899A-100000 -at- holmes -dot- ipfw -dot- indiana -dot- edu>,
Nancy Bean <beannj01 -at- HOLMES -dot- IPFW -dot- INDIANA -dot- EDU> writes:
|> I am a junior with 26 credits to go

[...]

|>
|> But I think it would be more
|> realistic to meet with the alumni director and explain to her
|> that, while I'm not qualified for this position, I'd be VERY interested in
|> working for the chamber in a position more suited to my skills and
|> experience.

[...]

Why conclude you aren't qualified on your own? If you think you aren't
qualified, then you are hardly qualified to judge whether you are
qualified..Heh.

Just go for the practice, and to find out about the job. Interviews
where I was obviously *not* qualified for the position in question
taught me far more than others where I was a lock. Go with the attitude
you have no chance, and as such use it as an opportunity to find out as
much as possible about the organization, the working conditions, the
previous job-holder, who hires whom there, pay scales, and so forth.

And how do you know, maybe you *are* qualified! Got to break some eggs
to make an omelet! Good luck..

Cordially,
--
Len Olszewski, "A professional does his best work when he doesn't
saslpo -at- unx -dot- sas -dot- com feel like it." Alistair Cooke
919-677-8000 x7487 *********My opinions; you go get your own.********


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