Date: August 2, 2000
I was on a
job quest for 10 months (while employed). After a few interviews and no offers, I read your book.
recommend finding the company that you want to work for and going after it -- that's exactly what I did. I used your
techniques on two other interviews and had to turn down an offer. I took the offer I really wanted.
vendors, customers, competitors and insiders connected with the company is a must for anyone seriously looking to land the
job with their company of choice.
of choice involved six interviews over three weeks. The last three interviews were with vice presidents. I was not able to
do a presentation with these gentlemen, but I was able to demonstrate that I understood the job and that I could do it the
way they wanted and that profits and success were directly related. I asked a closing question near the end of all my
conversations with the VP's: "Is there anything that would preclude you from making me an offer?" Just like in
sales, I heard their concerns and I addressed those concerns up front. I got an offer the next day.
my enthusiasum, and knowledge about their company is what got me the job. All I can say is, Thanks, Nick.
"Employed where I choose to be, with a much better job."