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Old 04-04-2011, 08:59 PM   #16
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I've done 5 interviews for universities, I know it's not the same but I wore a suit every time. The worst thing that could happen if you wear a suit is that you look like a bit of a fool if you're in a room with 5 people dressed casually but if you go in too casually then people might think you don't care that much.
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Old 04-04-2011, 09:17 PM   #17
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Thinking going smart is the way then - what about the work - do I take it or not ??
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Old 04-04-2011, 09:28 PM   #18
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I would say take it, it gets you in the door for future CG jobs, although it might not be what your looking for at the moment
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Old 04-04-2011, 09:33 PM   #19
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I agree with David in part...a suit looks the part and more serious, though a smart pair of jeans, shoes and decent shirt will do the trick. Though I have been told by some (myself included in employer ranks) that these days a lot of people frown on a suit...depends on the persons doing the interview. You will be fine tweety, the clothes will help but at the end of the day...they will be looking at you mate..relax and be you.

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Old 04-04-2011, 09:47 PM   #20
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id say no suit. i agree with bullet, you can look smart with out a suit. I bet you could count the number of people in the mill wearing suits on one hand.
Also i wouldn't bother taking work to show them, i would look at some of the work they have done recently tho.
This is a great ad that the mill completed for the superbowl. Tell them how much you like it, they will probably love that.
YouTube - Volkswagen Beetle 2011 Super Bowl XLV television commercial

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YouTube - Volkswagen: The Making of the "Black Beetle" Commercial
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Old 04-04-2011, 10:43 PM   #21
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Cheers guys - The videos well cool man thx. Going to be bricking it come wed, but I find thats when I do my best - I`m good with people, but its the first impressions I just want to get right.

My uni interview went a little bit like - Can I apply for this course, sure just sign here - booklet is just over there, that will breakdown the course for you - we will send you a info pack next week - no pack turned up just an acceptance letter - true story.
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Old 05-04-2011, 11:24 PM   #22
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Well off to bed now - early start for me 2mo - cloths sorted (washed, ironed and hanging)- watched about as much stuff as I can by the mill - got lots of examples of the things I like within the industry and a few things I dont (games/film/tv) - I know my skills and where I am lacking - hoping for good nights sleep - Know what the role of a runner is - think that should cover it ....

Wish me luck - Many thx guys - nothing more you guys can do for me now (unless you know the girl interviewing me and you can somehow tell her to just give me the job - hehe)
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Old 05-04-2011, 11:44 PM   #23
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Good luck Tweety! I'm very confident you'll do well. Just relax and it'll be over soon
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Old 05-04-2011, 11:55 PM   #24
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Good luck from me as well. Hope you get to sleep alright and that it goes great for you tomorrow, fingers crossed
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LOL you will be fine mate...good luck....as I said, just relax and be you. Dream positive dreams mate!

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Old 06-04-2011, 12:42 AM   #26
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good luck and stay happy!
hope it goes well!
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Awesome, good luck dude.
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Good luck today tweeny.......dave
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Old 06-04-2011, 07:40 AM   #29
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Must say not the best start to 2day - Woke with really bad stomach pains then bad case of the poops (being as nice as possible) 35 min wasted on the toilet arrrrr

Off now cheers everyone
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haha, just nerves i guess. best of luck... actually i guess you are in there now.
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