Posts Tagged “interviews”

Interviews, Driving Lessons, and Bizarre Plans

Well, yesterday was mildly interesting. The interview at Sears went pretty well, I thought. I just have no idea if I have a chance of getting hired. The guy interviewing me seemed to be interested; however, he wasn’t in charge of hiring in the right department. Since the lady who had called was on vacation and left his extension on her voicemail message, I had called him to see if he could help. However, this lady was in charge of the sales associate positions, and he was in charge of sales support. So, he told me he’d forward it on to the people in the sales associate department – that’s not an encouraging statement, but it was all I could really do. I assume that since he had decided to set up an interview with me that he won’t just hand them my resume and application and say nothing, but rather tell them what he thought of me as well. And as I said before, he seemed interested. So it’s not a total loss or anything, it’s just completely uncertain what the outcome will be. It’s in God’s hands, though.

After the interview, I headed over to Central and went upstairs. Everyone was in the middle of prayer, so I slipped in as quietly as I could and just sat down on the couch. After they were finished, they asked me how the interview went and such, and we had a jolly good time talking about jobs and stuff –…Continue Reading

Interviews and Card Tricks

I’ll keep today’s entry short, because I really don’t have much to say. Not much happened yesterday, except that I finally got ahold of one of the supervisors at Sears. I told him the situation and how the other lady that had called me was interested in setting up an interview with me. He said, “Alright then, well how about an interview tomorrow…at 7:00?” My first instinct was to say no. I usually go to youth at Central on Wednesdays at 6:30 PM, and I’m not too big on missing out on that. But then I thought, “Well, I don’t know, I might as well. It’s easier than making him try to find another day.” So I said yes.

The more I thought about it, the more I thought that maybe this wasn’t such a series of random events. Here I was, unable to get ahold of anyone from the places who called me. I got a phone call from Sears, and then when I called back the next day, I couldn’t get ahold of the lady. The next day, I phoned again, and her voicemail said she was away on vacation until August 9th, giving the extension of a couple other supervisors as well. So I tried the one that seemed most likely of the two to cover for this lady while she was gone, and tried getting ahold of him – no luck. Then, yesterday, I got through and finally got an interview – for the next day.…Continue Reading

Catch Me if You Can

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This will likely be a short entry, because there’s not much to say. Last night around 8:00 PM or so, I got a phone call from Steph, who was at Dave’s house with a bunch of people from Central. Since that meant that both Steph was back from her trip to Algonquin Park and that Dave was back from British Columbia and out of the hospital from his E. coli incident, I definitely wanted to go over there.

On the whole, I suppose it wasn’t the most interesting time. When I got there, everyone was downstairs watching Catch Me if You Can, a movie about a con artist who runs away from the law and forges cheques that add up to millions of dollars. All the seats were taken, so I sat on the floor until Erica left, and then took her seat. It wasn’t exactly the most exciting time, just because watching movies never really is. I mean, the movie can be exciting, but I’d much rather spend time with people doing something else, and then watch the movie by myself another time or something. I’m beginning to see Mr. G’s point that getting together with friends to watch movies is stupid. I’d much rather do something more social when I’m in a social situation – it only makes sense. I guess it’d be alright to watch a movie if we talked afterwards or something. I mean, after watching a two-hour movie, you’d have lots to talk about. But…Continue Reading


Yesterday was a blast. That’s really the best word to describe it. It was amazingly fun, because, well, Wonderland is always fun. It’s a freakin’ amusement park, for goodness sakes. The entire day was really just awesome – even after our feet were long tired and the heat was causing hallucinations of giant fluffy chipmunks. Well, okay, that didn’t happen, but it could have.

The first thing to say about the day is how amazingly hot it was. I mean, if we had brought some eggs, we could have cracked them open, cooked them on the pavement, and had some nice fried eggs. I went through three bottles of water and a large pop during the day, and when we got back, I was still thirsty enough to drink from my church’s water fountain. It really was just horribly hot. At first I was disappointed that we weren’t going to stay until the park closed, but by the time we had to leave, I was ready to. That’s not to say I didn’t have fun, but it was just so hot and humid that I was ready to pass out in the shade just to get a nice nap.

Anyways, in the morning, we all met at the church. I had told my parents the night before that Jordan, Melissa, and Angie needed a ride there, and they didn’t like that very much, but they still did it. We picked them all up and then drove to the church. There…Continue Reading

Bluenotes Interview

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This is just a short update to talk about the interview at Bluenotes today. I think it went fairly well. I got there a little early, so I just “browsed” the store, looking at some of the shirts until the manager was available. We went out of the store to a bench in the mall hallway and had the interview there. She seemed fairly nice and friendly, but she was also very confident – two qualities that make a good manager. She asked me some questions, and I think I answered them fairly well, without stumbling over my words or anything stupid like that. One questions kind of threw me off a bit; she asked if I was comfortable working with a lot of girls. She went on to explain that she was looking for more male staff, because even though the majority of the shoppers in the store are female, there are a lot of males as well. I said I was fine with working with females, and she said, “Alright, that’s fine. Just some guys think of it as a big social event, and other ones get all intimidated and don’t really want to talk to a girl about their jeans.” I was going to explain that the majority of my friends were female, but she really didn’t give me a chance to say that. Oh well.

Overall, I think the interview went quite well. She said that she was very busy right now, with about 40 interviews…Continue Reading