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15 People Share The Worst Job Interview Screw Ups

Saturday, Sep 12, 2020, 5:42 pm


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You got to toil hard to get a job. The struggle is real if you are a fresh graduate.  You need some experience to get a job. You need a job to get some experience. Now, that's an epic and never-ending loop!  Interviews are funny. You tell many lies. The interviewer clearly knows your lies. He or she may still hire you. Coming back to the topic, let's check these fifteen funny and awkward interview stories as shared by the people. 
1.Welding Test Gone Wrong at a Job Interview

I set my pants and underwear on fire during a weld test.




Welding Test Gone Wrong at a Job Interview-15 People Share The Worst Job Interview Screw Ups




2.This Joke that Failed to Score

The person conducting the interview asked me to share a joke. I said, "What kind of bee makes milk? A boo-bee!" Nobody laughed. I didn't get the job.


This Joke that Failed to Score-15 People Share The Worst Job Interview Screw Ups



3.And This Awkward Situation

I attended an interview one hour early because it was five hours away from my home. I didn't care all that much about the job, so I ordered a pizza while I waited. They got me in early, and the pizza was delivered mid-interview. They even ate some and didn't call me back. 


And This Awkward Situation-15 People Share The Worst Job Interview Screw Ups





4.When an Awkward Public Boner Ruined Things

I got an NRB (No Reason Boner) during the interview and couldn't get rid of it in a timely manner. At the end of the interview, I had to stand up and shake hands with the interviewer, while my raging boner was popping out of my khakis!


When an Awkward Public Boner Ruined Things-15 People Share The Worst Job Interview Screw Ups



5.How did the Applicant Knew about the Company?

When they asked me how I knew about the company, I told them I met the owner's son in Vegas during his bachelor party. I think they figured out I was a stripper. 


How did the Applicant Knew about the Company?-15 People Share The Worst Job Interview Screw Ups





6.Someone Fell Asleep During an Interview

I fell asleep in a group interview while they were showing a movie about the company. It was dark, and I was sitting in a comfy chair. I nodded off. By the way, I didn't get the job!


Someone Fell Asleep During an Interview-15 People Share The Worst Job Interview Screw Ups



7.This Oops Moment

I stepped on my interviewer's gout-afflicted toe. He howled in pain, and tears welled up in his eyes. We hadn't even made it into his office.


This Oops Moment-15 People Share The Worst Job Interview Screw Ups




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8.What's Your Phone Number?

"Part of your job as a teller is to sell, such as getting customers to sign up for certain accounts, take out a safety deposit boxes, etc. Here, sell me this pen." Interviewer said.
Handed me the pen.
I said, "Hey, this pen is really good for writing down phone numbers, what's yours?"


What's Your Phone Number?-15 People Share The Worst Job Interview Screw Ups



9.Another Bank Job Interview Fail

I tried getting a job as a teller at a bank once. The interviewer wanted to role play how I would help a customer, and it went something like this:
Me: Hi, sir, how may I help you?
Interviewer: Hi, I would like to cash this check, please.
Me: * makes counting money gesture * here you go, thank you.
The interview ended shortly afterwards.


Another Bank Job Interview Fail-15 People Share The Worst Job Interview Screw Ups



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10.This Coding Interview Fail

Interview: Do you know Ruby on Rails?
Me: I love them.
I thought Ruby on Rails was a fucking band.


This Coding Interview Fail-15 People Share The Worst Job Interview Screw Ups



11.This Guy Who Neatly Escaped a Rather Awkward Interview

I thought I was interviewing for an admin assistant job. I walked into a panel of five people who gave me a stack of business requirements, marketing standards and customer surveys and left me for 30 minutes to prepare a presentation. I waited for five minutes and walked right out of the building.


This Guy Who Neatly Escaped a Rather Awkward Interview-15 People Share The Worst Job Interview Screw Ups





12.Reason You Shouldn't Enter Battlefield without a Sword!

I had an interview at a place a few minutes away from my house; it was the second interview, and it was with a regional manager.
After a bit, he asked to see my resume and a letter of reference. I went to my folder and pulled them out to give them to him and had two copies of my reference and zero resumes. I was embarrassed and offered to drive home and get one, but he said that coming back wouldn't be necessary.


Reason You Shouldn't Enter Battlefield without a Sword!-15 People Share The Worst Job Interview Screw Ups



13.Bribing the Interviewer

I accidentally attempted to bribe the interviewer with free passes to my step dad's car wash. Honestly, I did not realize the implications of it at that time. I was just trying to be nice.


Bribing the Interviewer-15 People Share The Worst Job Interview Screw Ups



14.This Dumb Answer

The manager asked,"What do you know about agriculture and farming?"  I replied, "Uh, my uncle is a farmer." It was a phone interview and quickly ended after that.


This Dumb Answer-15 People Share The Worst Job Interview Screw Ups



15.He May Have Stayed Unemployed for Some More Time

I had been unemployed for a bit and was a little nervous and was trying to explain to the person interviewing me why I was let go from my previous job. Somehow came around to saying, "You know how female bosses can be, they have something to prove" - to the female interviewer.


He May Have Stayed Unemployed for Some More Time-15 People Share The Worst Job Interview Screw Ups

We all have screwed up an interview once in our life, Did you screwed your interview something like these people? Share it with us in comments on our page! But if you are thinking to quit your current job then this list of 15 people who quit their jobs in style might give you some ideas. 



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