Inteview vent

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  1. giraffe326

    giraffe326 Virtuoso

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    Just venting- so I have a workshop the next two weeks. I am already taking time off to go to MI for an interview, so I cannot miss another day. And guess what- another school called me to set up an interview and they are only interviewing next week. (This is the school I had to write screening essays for). They won't wait until the 25th (the next Monday) when I will be in town. :banghead: I had this feeling that this was going to happen to me. The only two weeks out of the entire year that I had something, I would get called.
    They are going to do a phone interview, but I know that probably just eliminated my chances.
    *sigh*

    I guess I am just pleased that I have 2 schools interested. It gives me some hope.
     
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  3. mopar

    mopar Multitudinous

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    Don't let it eliminate your chances. Make it the best phone interview ever. Start practicing phone interviewing with every family member and friend who has a phone!

    Also, they didn't have any time for a before school or after school interview?
     
  4. giraffe326

    giraffe326 Virtuoso

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    I'm 12 hours away from the interview :) I am doing an after school phone interview.
    I would skip the workshop entirely, but there is no way I get get the time off of my part time job, either. I act as closing manager at least 4 nights a week, and there are two other managers on vacation next week- which means there is no one to cover my shifts.
     
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    I think that they'll understand the phone interview with you being 12 hours away. But don't count yourself out!
     
  6. donziejo

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    I interviewd long distance and got the job! Ask about a skype interview. I was the first Skype they did. ( I didn't know that at the time.) The superintendent even mentioned the skype interview at an inservice meeting. Don't count yourself out and good luck.
     
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    Things could work out ofr you. Stay positive.
     
  8. MATgrad

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    Think of it this way, you can have all of your interview question notes out and ready to go. You can wear truly comfortable clothing and they'll be none the wiser.
     
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    :) that would definitely make an interview easier for me!!
     
  10. giraffe326

    giraffe326 Virtuoso

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    I did both of these things! I looked up things on their website and I was able to refer to it a few times! Plus shorts and a tank top was very comfy interview attire!
     
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    I just got off the phone. The interview lasted about 45 minutes. I think it pretty well- I had some things in common with several members of the panel. I made them laugh a few times, which I think is always good :)
    They ended by asking when I would be in town in case they wanted to meet me. I figure they wouldn't have bothered asking if it wasn't a possibility!
     
  12. mopar

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    Sounds promising!
     

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