THE 10 MOST POPULAR INTERVIEW QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Q. Why are you leaving (or did you leave) your last position?
A. I didn't want to leave, they made me leave. I was escorted out. This isn't a problem is it?
Q. Where do you see yourself 5 years from now?
A. In the corner office with the ocean view and you will be reporting to me.
Q. What books have you read lately?
A. "How to Build a Bomb" and "How to Brown Nose Your Boss" by Daniel Brownose-Shipfoskey. I got the books from: Here-today-gone-tomorrow-dot-com.
Q. If I called your last manager, what would he or she say about you?
A. That I am only a drama queen one week out of the month. Oh, and that I only swear at people during that one week out of the month. Besides that I am a strong team player.
Q. What are some of your weaknesses?
A. I can never get to work on time, this is a problem I am truly working on. Oh and I sometimes like to hit on my co-workers, but don't worry as they have never had enough evidence to convict me nor have the charges ever made it to court.
Q. How do you feel about reporting to a younger person?
A. That all depends, is he HOT looking and over 18?
Q. How do you feel about wearing a uniform to work?
A. Does it include handcuffs?
Q. How do you define success?
A. That I can make it to the kitchen the morning after to make myself a bloody mary.
Q. Why should I hire you?
A. Because my Father is your wife's manager at the company she works for.
Q. May I contact your previous employer about you?
A. Only if you promise to not to ask why I don't work there anymore.
All kidding aside, these honestly are regular questions asked during interviews. The answers given above are obviously for fun, however I know if I don't say that, someone will take it seriously and use the answers LOL! Kinda like the warning labels on the back of a hair dryer that say: DO NOT USE IN THE SHOWER OR WHILE SLEEPING. These warning labels are there because someone had obviously done it before!
WARNING LABEL: USING THE ANSWERS LISTED ABOVE TO THESE INTERVIEW QUESTIONS WILL MOST DEFINITELY NOT GET YOU THE JOB. IN FACT, THEY MIGHT GET YOU TOSSED OUT OF THE COMPANY BUILDING.
Written by: Donna Farrell