Top 10 job interview gaffes

(via Captain Carl’s Daily Blarrrg)

Top 10 interview gaffes :

  • Candidate answered cell phone and asked the interviewer to leave her own office because it was a “private” conversation.

  • Candidate told the interviewer he wouldn’t be able to stay with the job long because he thought he might get an inheritance if his uncle died — and his uncle wasn’t “looking too good.”

  • Candidate asked the interviewer for a ride home after the interview.

  • Candidate smelled his armpits on the way to the interview room.

  • Candidate said she could not provide a writing sample because all of her writing had been for the CIA and it was “classified.”

  • Candidate told the interviewer he was fired for beating up his last boss.

  • When an applicant was offered food before the interview, he declined saying he didn’t want to line his stomach with grease before going out drinking.

  • A candidate for an accounting position said she was a “people person” not a “numbers person.”

  • Candidate flushed the toilet while talking to interviewer during phone interview.

  • Candidate took out a hair brush and brushed her hair.

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