I answered with explaining that I already had security experience, working with Allied Barton Security Services. I went into detail about what my job duties were and that it was in unarmed security.Then I explained about all the certifications I have, which included a firearms permit,and wrapped up with what degrees and education I have.
Yes, college has prepared me to dedicate time and efforts to hard work. While I will have a learning curve, I feel like prior preparation and experiences have modeled me to be prepared for post-collegiate life.
I shared with them my 30-60-90 day plan to penetrate the following business categories; Commercial and Industrial, Medical & Dental, and CPA and accounting firms. All had detailed call plans, specificity on the names of the businesses, key contacts, etc.