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Interview Horror Stories

Ignorance Isn't Bliss

Interviewer:
"At the end of the interview, she told me that she was SURE we'd work out SO well together.  Then, smiling and perky, she said she had to go, because she was parked in one ‘those’ spots and was afraid she was going to get a ticket.  I asked what spots?  She said, 'You know, the ones for the old people.'  She was parked in a handicap spot.

 Ironically, she was applying for a job at a company that serves millions of seniors, where we require that our employees show respect to all clients, and are especially sensitive to the needs of our older clients."

Result: Did not get the job