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Yet another interview

February 12th, 2013 No comments

I got a call last evening about interviewing for another job that I applied for.  About two weeks ago, I saw a posting for the Best Buy Mobile Lead sales spot, and I threw my name into the hat for it.  I don’t think that I can be considered the favorite for this particular post, which perhaps means that I’m a shoe in for it.  This whole concept of “upward growth and mobility” seems to be completely foreign to me, and I’m just plain giving up on trying to understand it for the time being. So with that, why not apply for this job, which I don’t have anything more than two days worth of experience in.  Maybe that’s what will land me the gig.

In all fairness, the BBM Lead is actually a good slot to fit into.  Lead positions are directly under the department supervisors, and in effect running the department in the supervisors absence.  They are responsible for team building and held accountable for the performance of the group just as much as the supervisor is, and in chatting with my supervisor, as well as the supervisors in other departments and the store managers that I’m friendly with, the lead positions are really more like stepping stones to the supervisor positions.  You act as a supervisor, so you basically become the “next in line.”  So consider the position holder to be Luc Skywalker, and the supervisor to be Obi Wan Kenobi.  After all, it’s been a while since I was able to throw in a good Star Wars reference. Read more…

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