Monday, June 30, 2008

11 of 50 Things

Today I'm kicking off the 3rd week of 10 weeks of 50 things.

I'll add 5 tips each week. This is from

Self-reliance is a vital key to living a healthy, productive life. To be self-reliant one must master a basic set of skills, more or less making them a jack of all trades. Contrary to what you may have learned in school, a jack of all trades is far more equipped to deal with life than a specialized master of only one.

While not totally comprehensive, here is a list of 50 things everyone should know how to do.

11. Handle a Job Interview – I promise, sweating yourself into a nervous panic won’t land you the job.


  1. You can also think about good interview questions to ask your interviewer as most interviewers expect good candidates to have at least one question about the job.

  2. Thank you Catherine, You are absolutely right! I have interviewed prospective employees and purposely left out critical information that they would want to know, and it is surprising when they don't ask obvious questions.

    Also, I recall when I eliminated myself from a new job possibility when I knew more about the company, because I had done my homework than the General Manager did, and he insisted that he was right.