[Noisebridge-jobs] Mock interviews

Lamont Lucas lamont at cluepon.com
Tue Oct 27 22:46:44 UTC 2009

So I didn't get my act together in time today to do mock interviews, but 
I'll be at noisebridge wednesday, 10/28,  from 5pm till 9pm.  Hopefully 
that's a wide enough timeslot that everybody who wants to make it can.

If anybody is interested in interviewing or being interviewed, please 
show up somewhere in that window with a few copies of your resume and 
maybe a printout of some postings you thought you'd like to apply for.

Michael Wright wrote:
> I'd also be interested in participating some evening (possibly even 
> Tuesday).  My getting to SF before 7 is a stretch.  The weekly meeting 
> went quite painlessly last week.
> mike
> On Oct 23, 2009, at 5:04 PM, Lamont Lucas wrote:
>> I just threw out the 5pm time cause it was easy for me, but I could do
>> whenever.  Pick a night and we can try it then.
>> Christie Dudley wrote:
>>> I'm currently employed but in an extremely bad situation.  I would
>>> love to participate in this, but cannot make it before about 8PM on
>>> most work days.  Would I be able to participate some other time?
>>> Christie
>>> ---
>>> Why I take the road less traveled?  Oh, that's easy.  I'm 
>>> claustrophobic.
>>> On Fri, Oct 23, 2009 at 10:49 AM, Lamont Lucas <lamont at cluepon.com
>>> <mailto:lamont at cluepon.com>> wrote:
>>>    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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