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Beware the cold-call job interview

I am familiar with bad jobs.

My youngest brother once took a job selling encyclopedias in California. The job involved wandering through unfamiliar neighborhoods, worrying about making a daily quota, cooking communal dinners and sleeping on the floor of a shared apartment. After a few weeks of this, my brother caught a ride back to Wisconsin.

My other brother once found a job sel......

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Was this man in the habit of getting stood up by potential hires, or was he just taking the one-up position and letting me know that I was beneath him?

I started to wonder what kind of psychological strategy this guy was using, and what sort of effect it was having on me. Why did the experience of looking for work always make me feel inadequate?

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When the guy finally emerged, he looked a bit harried. We exchanged greetings, and then he asked me a question: Had I finished filling out the application?

No, I answered.

The guy suggested that I take a few minutes to finish filling out the application.

But youre the one who called me, I responded. And I dont even know what your company does.

Im getting......

Full article >>> hink about the psychological devices the man had been using to make me think I wanted this job. First, the man had told my mother that he wanted to hire me. So my first contact with the company came through the person I trusted most.

Then the man asked me to go through an application process so he could see whether I was qualified for this job he had already offered.

When I compl......

Full article >>> going to be the one who decided what products and services I was going to sell.

A couple of days later, I had a conversation with a small-time entrepreneur who was pitching a nice little product she had created. The product wasnt earth-shattering, but it filled a genuine need.

I wasnt blown out of the water by the womans business concept. But I loved the fact that she was doing ......

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'"/> By Teresa Esser 09/22/04

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