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9 of the Worst Interviews Ever

5 Aug 16  | Recruitment News
9 of the Worst Interviews Ever

From terrible preparation to incredible naiveté, and insane nerves to pure bad luck, here are some of the worst #interviewfails we could find.

These jobseekers really don't have a clue when it comes to interviews - check out these nine amazing examples of what NOT to do when meeting your prospective employer!


Everyone's found themselves running late to a very important appointment - sometimes the world just conspires against us... Failing to call ahead, however - a major mistake!

Honesty's a good thing... but we all know there can be too much...

We should all aspire to be honest in interviews, but there is a limit. An embarrassing or negative past, where it has no bearing on your ability to perform the job in question, should be left just there - in the past.  

Caught in the rain

Poor Dita might also be even more embarassed if her interviewer sees this tweet and notices 'pooring'... Oh dear, Dita!

Too hot


We've all been there - those days that being an adult is just too difficult. 

Hindsight's a kicker 

The struggle is real!

Why does this happen? Ten minutes before your interview, you're having a perfectly eloquent conversation about the merits of *something clever*, but then you walk into that interview room and suddenly the only words you now know are 'mmhmm' and 'er'. 

Car Accident 

And lastly... a different kind of accident... 

Need a few more laughs? Check out this recent post about the worst job applications ever.

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