Re: getting a job
Iain Sinclair (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Wed, 13 Sep 1995 21:05:41 +1000 (EST)
>> The basic process of getting a job is pretty simple - you have to
>> convince your prospective employer that you can do what is required
>> of you. If you are unable to communicate the extent of your capabilities,
>> you will be at a disadvantage. If, OTOH, you have no actual ability
>> or intelligence, you have to try to con your way in. This may work
>> in extreme cases, but if you intend working for anyone who knows what
>> they are doing, this is not an option.
>Of course it always ends up a combination of gloss _and_ skill exposition.
I'm not sure what this means. Employers like people who can present
themselves effectively, since this is a good indicator that they
can present their ideas effectively in the workplace. Real-world
employers do not give a shit about "gloss". Their concerns are 100%
>So work for a corporation.
Iain Sinclair c/- email@example.com