CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 15, 1998 |
Anyone who feels jittery before meeting a potential new boss may sign up for a free job interview confidence workshop at the Simi Valley Adult School and Career Institute. Students will learn techniques for overcoming interview anxiety and presenting job qualifications in a productive manner, said adult school spokeswoman Jeanette O'Brien. The class is scheduled for April 22 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the school's career center, Room B-3, 3192 Los Angeles Ave. For more information call 579-6228.
September 15, 1992 |
OK, you made it inside the door for a job interview. That's an accomplishment. But given the recession, expect plenty of other candidates in the waiting room ready to plead their cases, too. So how do you walk out with the job? Start by not making a mistake before you can even say hello: Show up on time and dress properly.
July 10, 1992 |
In a tight job market, the question of what to wear on a job interview becomes especially crucial to men and women. Clothes can make or break an applicant's chances of landing a job. "You won't get the job based on your clothing, but you could lose it," David Schwartz, co-owner of David Rickey & Co. men's clothier in Costa Mesa. He has seen job applicants commit every kind of fashion gaffe.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 17, 2008 |
Charles Peck had gone through some tough times in recent years, including a divorce, but things were looking up. Peck, 49, had fallen in love again, with longtime friend Andrea Katz of Westlake Village. In February, he asked Katz to be his wife. But there was a problem. Peck, the father of three grown children, lived in Salt Lake City, and Katz didn't want to get married until they were living in the same state. So, for six months, Peck looked for work in California.
July 21, 1986 |
Rules are rules, so Terry Unrein has an alarm clock in his dorm room. But the Charger rookie doesn't plan to set it when he goes to bed each night at 11. He's sure he will wake up by 6 the next morning. Unrein, a defensive tackle from Colorado State, has been thinking about training camp since he played his last college game last fall. Although he has a few fears--every rookie fears being cut and being tested by veterans--oversleeping is not among them.
June 14, 2009 |
The rules of basic grooming may seem obvious, but when it comes to getting prepped and polished for a big job interview, don't skip the small stuff, and do be prepared for wrinkles, ragged cuticles and everything else. Whether it's the first handshake or handing over your resume, make sure your hands and nails are well-manicured or, at the very least, trimmed and clean.