Ten Reasons You Cannot Get that Job You Want

How To Answer 'Tell Me About Yourself' In A Job Interview

Your resume is scribbled on the back of a Dove Bar wrapper.

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At the point in your interview where the recruiter asks if YOU have any questions, you respond with, “Oh, you’ve been talking to ME?”

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You list Hackey-Sack as one of your skills.

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You call your interviewer, “Ted”, despite the fact that she’s clearly named “Eleanor”…

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When you are asked if you are bilingual, you answer that your sexual leanings are your own business.

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When asked why you left your last job, you reply that you were too “real”…

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Your only question about the company’s health plan is, “Do you cover in-patient psychiatric care?”

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You listed one of your hamsters as a character reference.

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When told there will be a background investigation, you say, “No problem” and then change the name and SSN on the job application.

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When asked for an example of showing initiative at work, you tell them about the time that you cleaned out your desk ahead of time when you heard you were going to be fired.

19 thoughts on “Ten Reasons You Cannot Get that Job You Want

  1. This is all very useful information for me to take in before I start on the job hunt. I laughed at a meme I saw the other day that goes with this. It said: “So in retrospect, in 2015 not a single person got the answer right to, “where do you see yourself five years from now.” Made me laugh 🙂 .

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      1. Looks like they should give politicians a test PRIOR to them running for election. All the employer test are racists by the way, skewed toward…well, you know.

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