People sharing their worst interview experiences will put you off applying for a job
“The interviewer called my boyfriend to check I wasn’t lying about my answers”
Someone started a thread on Twitter asking people to share their most embarrassing and cringe-worthy interview experiences. The thread is very long, naturally, because interviews are a breeding ground for awkward moments and just about everyone has a story they’re desperate to get off their chest.
The replies vary from classic fuck ups, like ripping the crotch of your trousers or walking into a glass door and breaking your nose, to completely inappropriate interview questions about whether they own a Rolex or not. It’s a wonderful idea and a cathartic scroll because no matter how shit your past interviews have been, at least the interviewer didn’t call your partner to double-check you weren’t lying about your “describe yourself in three words” answer. Here’s a rundown of the best of the bunch: