Babystepping Through the Application

I love the movie “What About Bob”.  It’s one of my favorites because it is cute, sweet, funny and a little bit crazy.  That’s why when I decided after months of consideration that I really wanted to apply to and work for Buffer, I’d show them, like Bob did, that I wasn’t a slacker and I was already doing the work.

Only in a slightly less needy way than Bob described it in this scene: 

I decided to explore each of Buffer’s core values in a blog that described what each meant to me.  It was a great exercise in reflection as I began discovering, through doing the work, that I had been doing a lot of these for years but never quite put labels on them as succinctly as one might list core values.  A great deal of time and thought went into this analysis for me, as I’m sure a great deal went into creating their list of Buffer’s 10 Core Values.

Survey Says

I received some great feedback from the crew at Buffer about my series:

 

 

Bye-Bye

But they eventually declined:


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Moving On

So, rather than stalking the folks at Buffer like Bob did, I’m just going to wrap up my blog series with a stoic wave and this final note before I go off on my merry way.  If you didn’t catch the whole series, I’ve made a totally non-creepy, non-needy, patchwork of their Core Values graphic that links to each of my blogs. It really was an enlightening series for me to write.

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