Well, had a conversation with the HR person. It was only a 15-minute conversation. I don’t know if she really knows this business and how it works - she’s been in the role since November. It just seems like a short screening, you know?
UPDATE: I forgot to note earlier that I’d spent a good amount of time prepping for the “usual” interview questions about strengths/weaknesses, etc. Name a time that something bad happened and what you did about it and yada yada. She didn’t ask me ANY of that jazz.
Here’s what I do know so far:
On paper, the job is EXACTLY me. It fits me perfectly - the role itself, Product Design and Development Director, what it involves (beautiful things), the title… who knows about $$$, we did not discuss that at all (which is not normal, but whatever)
It’s a family owned business and the role reports to the Creative Director who also happens to be the daughter of the owners. So here’s what I don’t get: a director reporting to a director? And I’d have to suuuuuper click with the daughter, because she would NOT be going anywhere, ever. Hm.
It’s not in my city. It would require a relocation to a city that’s not close by. Makes me a little nervous to think of leaving my parents, but otherwise, a move would do me good. A whole new world for Ginger Snap!!
So, I may know by the end of tomorrow if I am moving to the next round of conversations. We’ll see! More good juju, please. If nothing else, this is MOMENTUM!
With still-crossed fingers,
Last updated May 21, 2020