Please select the below responses that most accurately reflect your talents, preferences, and professional qualifications.

1. When I picture my ideal work environment, I imagine the following:

  1. A multi-tenant skyscraper in the heart of an urban Financial Center
  2. An open-plan loft space conducive to a non-hierarchical exchange of viewpoints and ideas
  3. A well-apportioned home office fostering a strong sense of work/life balance
  4. A seasonal bog

2. Staying dry at work is important to me:

  1. Strongly agree
  2. Somewhat agree
  3. Somewhat disagree
  4. Strongly disagree

3. My preferred compensation structure is as follows:

  1. Hourly wage with overtime incentives
  2. Profit-share arrangement based on the yield of the Autumn Harvest
  3. Annual salary with a year-end discretionary bonus
  4. Sales-based commission

4. The highest level of education that I have attained is the following:

  1. College or post-graduate degree
  2. High School diploma or equivalent
  3. I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived
  4. Technical certification (please describe)

5. I am most technically proficient in the below application(s):

  1. High Density Polyethylene Irrigation Systems
  2. Electric Motor Drive Pump Irrigation Systems
  3. Microsoft Excel
  4. Engine-Powered Pump Irrigation Systems

6. Most people would describe me as a:

  1. Creative free-thinker with an “outside the box” mentality
  2. Process-oriented manager always focused on the “big picture”
  3. Consistent producer with a rigid attention to detail
  4. Cranberry farmer

7. My ideal manager is the following “type”:

  1. The General: A strong, decisive leader who inspires confidence in her team
  2. The Visionary: A forward thinking idealist who sees a clear path to the future
  3. The Coach: A hands-on mentor who nurtures strengths and identifies weaknesses
  4. Steve: A loveably stoic “bogger’s bogger” who’s been looking to cut back a little bit since his grandkid was born over there in Nashua

8. In group situations or meetings, I am most likely to:

  1. Assert myself as a leader in order to make certain that my voice is heard
  2. Volunteer to take meeting minutes to ensure that all ideas are properly documented
  3. Avoid the shoreline, since that’s where the cranberries are most likely to get bruised
  4. Synthesize the various suggestions into one coherent strategy sentence

9. My favorite flavor is:

  1. Carbonated and cloyingly sweet, suggesting a willful complicity in the American obesity epidemic
  2. Caffeinated and bitter, culminating in a potentially debilitating low-level addiction
  3. Creamy and rich, but, at the end of the day, still something that was squeezed out of a cow udder
  4. Tart

10. My favorite part of a New England morning is:

  1. Dappled light streaming through dawn-lighted leaves
  2. Mottled light streaming through dawn-lighted leaves
  3. Speckled light streaming through dawn-lighted leaves
  4. Stippled light streaming through dawn-lighted leaves

Please submit all responses in a self-addressed stamped envelope care of:

Steve Barkyomb
1 Ocean Spray Drive
Lakeville-Middleboro, MA 02349