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Subject:Re: The Results (Long)/Addendum From:Sean Brierley <seanb_us -at- yahoo -dot- com> To:david -at- knopf -dot- com Date:Tue, 19 Aug 2003 09:59:40 -0700 (PDT)
Well, if, after interviewing me, those companies
cannot see beyond my well-tailored suit to the
multicolored surfer-dood underoos underneath, then I
dint wanna work there anyway. <g>
So, do these "interview-nakked" type places have
writing tests? What do they look for in a resume?
(And, weren't all of those companies outsourced
Old Fashioned (actually, more a gin-and-tonic sort ;?)
--- David Knopf <david -at- knopf -dot- com> wrote:
> Sean Brierley wrote:
> >Call me old fasioned, but I don't care what you
> >perceive the corporate culture to be like at the
> >you are interviewing, you gotta wear a suit and
> Dear Old Fashioned,
> Methinks this is a regional thing. Some places out
> here, the suit and
> tie shtick would definitely work against you. As
> usual, the only correct
> answer is: it depends.