Diary of a "Client" of a Replacement Counselling

Archive for August, 2010

28 Aug, 2010

Workshop Number One

Posted by: Bianca Schlimm In: Job Search Campain

Workshop Numer One came much too late and went on much too long. Apart from that it was quite nice. I had dreaded the idea of sitting with my collegues in the same group. We all get kicked out of the dying business. But the theme is: how to sell yourself, how to get a […]

23 Aug, 2010

Statt Bier auch gerne mal Heringssalat

Posted by: Bianca Schlimm In: Job Search Campain

Schade, ich hätte gerne noch mehr Yenglish gelernt. Did I mention that the researcher is an aristocrat? Can’t remember his name though. He’s nice. Do people like to talk about aristocrats?? Makes me think of Proust. I like Proust but he is not on my list of books I want to read again. He can […]

22 Aug, 2010

The Food Situation

Posted by: Bianca Schlimm In: Job Search Campain

The food situation in Friedrichshain is getting better and better. Now there is a second very good Vietnamese restaurant. It’s got a prominent altar right at the entrance. Every day the god (gods?) get new tasty offers. Today it was bisquits. Yesterday it was bananas. Plus a package of Marlboros. And in the ashes of […]

20 Aug, 2010

The Spot

Posted by: Bianca Schlimm In: Job Search Campain

Habibi de mis maoris Then comes a fun part: The 2 minutes spot about yourself. Please speak freely about yourself. Well, not quite so freely. You ought to talk about how good you are, how smart, witty, successful, fast, intelligent etc. But please only three points. Even when very nervous you will probably remember three […]

20 Aug, 2010

Job Application Tourism

Posted by: Bianca Schlimm In: Job Search Campain

  “My Earl” also said that I ought to apply in all cities near and far in Germany. I should tour around. I looked puzzled. Isn’t that lying for someone who is so home potato as I am? Seeing my face he changed his mind a bit. But he thinks it good advice to travel […]

19 Aug, 2010

Diary of a “Client” of a Replacement Agency

Posted by: Bianca Schlimm In: Job Search Campain

    Diary of a “Client” of a Replacement Agency August 19, 2010 Yesterday I had quite some fun with “my Earl”. He is my adviser. He is a from that social class that the French started to regularly chop dead in 1789… I didn’t want to be his client. I read that he enjoys […]


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