Originally Posted by shakin318
Interviewed a bunch of candidates for a key writing position today. Last guy shows up without any writing samples. He clearly hadn't done his homework on our company. Didn't bring along any extra printed copies of his resume. Judging from his suit and his flop sweat, I think he was serious about wanting the job. Nonetheless, he was wasting my time, and I wasn't happy about it. So I worked some additional questions into my usual interview script:
-- "If you were a dinosaur, which one would you be?" "Why?" (When he finally stammered a confused answer to this one, I just stared at him for like 10 seconds.)
-- "Tell me about the worst boss you've ever worked for." (He had no problem answering this one.) Then I said "Let's say I'm him. Tell me - I mean him - why I should hire you for this job." I almost larfed out loud at the "wtf?" balloon over his head
-- "What's the second toughest challenge you faced at your last job?" Slight twist on a standard interview question had him looking at my ceiling tiles mumbling 'um....second toughest?....um'
-- "Describe yourself using one-syllable words." When he started blurting out words, I said "In a sentence." This is where he couldn't really suppress the "you mf-er" look on his face any more
Friggin deek. GTFO out of my office.
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