STANDARD ENGLISH A MUST

  Dear  Mr. Molloy:   I am a software engineer and I work for a company that creates  programs for the Fortune 500 and others.  Our company is only 9 years old but has a reputation as being Innovative and creative.  I believe the reason it has this reputation is it...

DRESS LIKE AN EXECUTIVE & BLACK ENGLISH

  Dear Mr. Molloy:   I have been very lucky.  I dropped out of high school  in my second year and went to work for this company 15 years later. I’ve worked here for 22 years and worked my way up to head of production online.  Last week I was told that I was...

SUSPENDERS, BLAZERS AND 17 YEAR OLDS

  Dear Mr. Molloy:   I just moved from our offices in the Midwest to our Boston, Massachusetts office.  I will be the night manager,which is more important than you think because we are available to our customers and the public around the clock. One of my fellow...

OUR LEADERSHIP IN SCIENCE IS COMING TO AN END

Dear Mr. Molloy:   I was one of those engineers you spoke to about how to become popular in Tampa four weeks ago. I enjoyed your presentation but I took strong objection to your  statement that America’s dominance in science was about to end .I was going to...

Uniform and Weight

Dear Mr. Molloy:   Six months ago our company decided to put our employees in uniforms. The uniform people said that putting them in uniforms would make them feel like a team and illicit better cooperation.  I think, that’s hogwash.   I am one of 8 supervisors...

SELLING WHEN YOU ARE GRAY ( A DOUBLE-BLOG )

  Dear Mr. Molloy:   I am a 52-year-old executive in a marketing firm. I have worked for this company for the last 24 years and over that time developed a reputation as one of the more creative executives of the organization. I did so by developing marketing programs...

A GREAT IDEA FOR SELLING BUSINESS CLOTHING

Dear Mr. Molloy:   I attended your speech in Georgia on making a great first impression. At the end you said you would train people to be popular on your upcoming television show. What interested me was you announced that you have a self-updating computer program that...

MEN WORKING FOR WOMEN

  Dear Mr. Molloy:   I just found out that my new department head is going to be a woman. Since I’ve been married for 15 years to a professional woman I understand that women think differently than men. Before I go to work for this woman I wonder if there is...

SALES BOOT CAMP TO IMPROVE INTERVIEW SKILLS

    Dear Mr. Molloy:   I graduated from MIT with a degree in electrical engineering five years ago. I was not at the top of my class but I did graduate with honors and it should have been easy for me to get a job. However, it took me three interviews to get the job I...

TUXEDO

    Dear Mr. Molloy:     I just rented a black tuxedo that I will wear with a white shirt. The only reason I chose that one is that’s my image of a tuxedo. I’ve been seeing them on TV and in the movies all my life.   Until last month I had never worn either a tuxedo...