Job Interview on the Fly

25 Jul

He left a message at 1 pm.  Saw my resume.  Wants to hold interviews this week and next.  Call him to set up a time.

I call back at 3 pm. He tells me he has to sort through all the resumes, commenting that he has so many because of the bad economy.  I reply that the open position is also an exciting opportunity.  He agrees and then begins to set up an interview time.  He asks me what days I would be free. I’m available tomorrow if he’s open, I announce.  It’s set.

Right now, I’m reviewing a list of possible questions I could encounter tomorrow.  I’ve manicured my nails. I’m grooming my eyebrows.  I’m second guessing my outfit.  What purse should I carry? Should I wear a necklace?  Will my throat still hurt this bad tomorrow?  (I caught the kids’ colds.)  The only thing I’m not worried about is getting there.  I actually scouted it out earlier tonight.

That’s about all I can do. Worry and wait until 10 am tomorrow.  That’s when I’ll be trying to convince my inquisitor that I’m the next Publicity Manager for The University of Georgia Press.

3 Responses to “Job Interview on the Fly”

  1. the real ~Roxann~ July 25, 2008 at 12:02 pm #

    Woo Hoo….just be yourself and you will charm the socks right off him! BEST OF LUCK!!!!Rox and Ike

  2. Are You ZaZa? July 25, 2008 at 2:16 pm #

    Thanks for all the support! It means the world!

  3. the real ~Roxann~ July 25, 2008 at 6:40 pm #

    Well, well….let's hear it….. how'd it go?!

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