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43 Weird Things Said in Job Interviews

By July 30, 2009Business, Funny

This is hilarious.   CNN put together a story working with Career Builder on the funniest or weird things people said during job interviews.  What’s funny is that during the nervousness of something like an interview most of us are likely to say something we don’t necessarily mean to say.  Hopefully most of us are not this bad.

For example, here are a couple I thought were particularly funny:

Why did you leave your last job?

“I have a problem with authority.”

What kind of computer software have you used?

“Computers? Are those the black boxes that sit on the floor next to the desks? My boss has one of those. He uses it. I don’t have one. He just gives me my schedule and I follow it.”

Do you have any questions?

“If you were a fruit, what fruit would you be?”

What are your hobbies and interests?

“[He said] ‘Well, as you can see, I’m a young, virile man and I’m single — if you ladies know what I’m saying.’ Then he looked at one of the fair-haired board members and said, ‘I particularly like blondes.'”

Read the complete story HERE.

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  • Victoria York says:

    LOL, this is great. During an interview, I said, “I’m very organized…in fact, I’m really anal—oops, I guess I could have worded that more tactfully.” The publications director said, “Well, the cat’s out of the bag, too late now.” All editors are anal, and he knew it, and so I got the job, and I’ve been there for almost 5 years.

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