Fun Interview Stories #3
Actual stories of job interviews gone bad
Some strange things said by the applicant during an interview:
"I would be a great addition to your softball team."
"I figure if I can get a few months experience here then I can get the job I REALLY want (at a competitor)."
"I never get hungry."
"I know who is responsible for most of my troubles."
"Sometimes I feel like smashing things."
"My legs are really hairy."
"I think I'm going to throw up."
"Women should not be allowed to drink in cocktail bars."
"What is the company motto?"
"Why aren't you in a more interesting business?"
"What are the zodiac signs of all the board members?"
"Why do you want references?"
"Do I have to dress for the next interview?"
"I know this is off the subject, but will you marry me?"
"Will the company move my rock collection from California to Maryland?"
"Your company has nice benefits. That's good because I am going to take a lot of leave this year."
"Does your health insurance cover pets?"
"Would it be a problem if I'm angry most of the time?"
"Does your company have a policy regarding concealed weapons?"
"Do you think the company would be willing to lower my pay?"
"Why am I here?"
"I have no difficulty in starting or holding my bowel movements."
"At times I have the strong urge to do something harmful or shocking."
"I feel uneasy indoors."
"I think that Lincoln was greater than Washington."
"I get excited very easily."
"Once a week, I usually feel hot all over."
"I need the position because I want to get away from dealing with people."
"I am fascinated by fire."
"I like tall women."
"Whenever a man is with a woman he is usually thinking about sex."
"People are always watching me."
"If I get too much change in a store, I always give it back."
"Almost everyone is guilty of bad sexual conduct."
"I must admit that I am a pretty fair talker."
"If the pay was right, I'd travel with the carnival."
"I would have been more successful if nobody would have snitched on me."
"Although I trained in accounting, I am no good at it and get bored very easily."
"My ultimate goal is to become a doctor, but since I was not able to get into medical school, I would like to work for your company."
When asked if she had ever had a moving violation, she replied, "Yes, I was evicted two years ago."