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PostPosted: Tue Mar 26, 2002 9:35 pm
by Crazy broad
Hey Cosmic chick I don't know anything about the field, but I can recommend the most incredible book for you if you're thinking of doing cold calling. It's by Wendy Weiss, and it's called, "Cold Calling for Women". Terrific book!

PostPosted: Tue Apr 09, 2002 7:58 pm
by claire
It depends on what area of design you want to get into - you've obviously a bit over furniture. Or is it commission based wages? Be honest when you call, and ask for the personnel manager rather than the manager. I got my first design job in kitchen, at the first place I called. You have expereince and the education - quite a nice package. You could also send out letters with your resume. If you want to do pure design, and you can cope with working at home, why not start a part time business out of hours and keep the day you until you are on your feet. In Australia there is a government scheme call Nece which gives you money to help start a business, and one of the requirements in you do a short business course which will cover all the need to know stuff. Canad may have a simalar program. Everyone I know who has done the course has said it's brilliant