[Noisebridge-jobs] Mock interviews
lamont at cluepon.com
Fri Oct 23 10:49:15 PDT 2009
I've overheard and talked with people at noisebridge who are looking for
work but frustrated by being "out interviewed". Their resume and skills
are great, but the job goes to some smoother motherfucker.
Despite being currently unemployed, I've probably interviewed a hundred
people over the last 15 years and thought I could lead a class next week
to give people feedback on some mock interviews.
As such, I'm offering to do some mock interviews, conducted by myself
and my friend John Cook (or anybody else who wants in). You could pick
a job off of craigslist or whatever, write a cover letter as if you were
applying for that job and we'd do a private 20-30 minute interview and
write down our impressions. Afterwards we can talk with you privately
or in a group to give you pointers on what worked and what didn't, along
with some tips as to how you can steer an interview your way or avoid
losing your cool.
Does that appeal to anybody? Would 5pm on tuesday (10/27) work? I
assume we could even start earlier since most interested people would be
free in the middle of the day.
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