15 True Tales of Job Interview Embarrassment

by Evil HR Lady on March 24, 2015

Job interviews are often awful–even when we do well. Sometimes, though, we torpedo our own chances by opening our own mouths. Here are 20 true stories of interviews gone wrong:

When honesty is not the best policy

1. I once interviewed for a job as a diversity trainer. “Why do you want the job?” they asked. “Well, I’ve hated every diversity training I’ve ever been to.” I went on to explain why that was relevant, but I had already talked myself out of a job.

2. The first interview I ever had was at McDonald’s when I was 16. When asked, “Can you work under pressure?” I answered, “No.” I didn’t realize until later that that was a mistake.

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