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    Hmmm, an ISP wants to hire me.

    Today sure has been odd. I woke up and heard the phone ringing. I go answer it and wow, it's my college saying someone from ADVnet DSL wants to meet with me for an interview. I've never put an application in, never been in there, don't know who they are, and then the lady finally says why I'm getting the call :

    "One of your professors reffered you to him. He'd like an interview with you".

    I've never worked in IT before, never worked at an ISP or in the tech industry, and not only did I not call, but they called ME.... So yea this is odd. I went to ther web site and they are an ISP....

    So I'm a little shocked at this. I just sent an email to the dude who wants to meet with me. Anyone else ever just out of the blue get a call from anyone saying this?

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    I got my latest job offered over the phone, no interview, start Monday.
    I'd sent an application to a different agency, who'd forwarded it to my new boss

    If it comes good, take it, put all your BOFH theories into practice

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    Well...never received a call for a job out of the blue...but I was fired twice by a company who called me 2-3 days later each time to tell me to get my a@@ back to work...eventually, I quit that job and never heard from them again...guess they didn't like me quitting on them

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    I used to get random phone calls back in the day, before the tech bubble burst, but it's been a while.

    Go for it, well that's assuming that you want a new job to begin with. I don't think it would hurt to hear them out though as perhaps they have a good benefits package

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    I need the job and the experience in IT. I have no money and no experience working in that so it's cool with me getting it, and an ISP at that. I know how to do things for a job but I've yet to use it at work.

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    Go for it Pal.

    Experience, discounts, interaction with others, sounds like a great spring board to get you going. And of course some coins in the pocket to boot! The interview is important. Don't know how many interviews you have attended, so you might want to brush up a little. But it sounds like you though!

    ~cheers and good luck~
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    Congrats to you. Thats a great opportunity. You certainly deserve it. I know you know your stuff... but when you go in for the interview, don't toot your own horn. You've already gotten a recommendation... Be honest, modest, and ask a lot of questions. They will want someone who is interested in the job and what they do. Oh, you might have to get preppy for a couple of hours until you know their dress code.
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    Oh, you might have to get preppy for a couple of hours until you know their dress code.
    LMAO! Good luck with THAT one haha.. Anyways, good luck man. I hope all goes well and you get what you want out of the job (if you get it hehe).
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    I'm going to wear Armani. I figure that's dressing for employment. (Hire me I have expensive taste and need the cash).

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    Excellent choice my friend. Armani tends to make people think they have and/or are worth more money than they are Not only that but it does symbolize taste aswell. Once again, good luck.
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