Job hunting w/o the tools

iVillage Member
Registered: 04-07-2002
Job hunting w/o the tools
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Sat, 05-08-2010 - 3:11pm

I finally received word of one open position in music next year...in a school almost walking distance from my apartment.

iVillage Member
Registered: 03-24-2003
Sun, 05-09-2010 - 7:47pm

Good luck with with the job search.

Sherry

 

iVillage Member
Registered: 04-07-2002
Sun, 05-09-2010 - 8:03pm

Um, Sherry, about the waiting-to-list-until-someone-is-in-mind: is it a good sign that this position was one of a long list for the same district that were all listed the same night?

iVillage Member
Registered: 03-24-2003
Mon, 05-10-2010 - 7:39pm

You could be right. Here they post openings for two weeks for internal transfers only. Then they approve the requests and post unfilled left-overs for open hire. We're a big corporation so there is a lot of shuffling.


The smaller schools often have someone in mind that they know well. They hire subs and assorted relatives who are new graduates. You know that old story. They only post the opening for the legal requirements. Many people send resumes just

Sherry