17 Real Job Interviews That Went Completely Off The Rails

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Conventional wisdom tells us what to expect from a job interview: You wear a suit, you prepare your resume, you research the company, then white-knuckle your way through a formal, structured process. It's all very by-the-book.

But as it turns out, it isn't. Sometimes the process of interviewing for a job descends into utter madness. At least it did, for our readers.

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Entry by BuffaloGreg

Midway through my interview at what I thought was a reputable grocery store chain, the HR lady handed me a form and asked me to fll it out to receive

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Entry by Busteq

I WAS OFFERED A JOB WRITING A SCRIPT FOR A SPANISH SOAP OPERA, BUT UNDER THE CONDITION THAT I SHOULD TALK PRIVATELY WITH THE DIRECTOR FIRST. AT SOME P

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Entry by Sonny Time

The interviewer told me to wait in the room and walked out. I sat there for about forty-five minutes before E got up and left. Later that day, the com

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DID YOU SEE THAT WOMAN WHO KEPT GETTING HER TTS OUT? ..-just like paradisc So asked the lady interviewing me, upon learning we'd been at the same D

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Entry by Ka-ga-mi

In the middle of my interview, the manager got a phone call. It was his wife. She wanted a divorce. CRACKED.COM

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Entry by CornishPlasty

I WENT FOR AN IN-HOUSE DESIGN JOB AT A WELL-KNOWN CIGARETTE COMPANY. The interview room was thick with smoke, and both interviewers were chain-smoking

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Entry by deathpod

AN interviewer barely cared about my qualifications. and was way too eager to discuss my weight. NO FAT CHICKS I guess he didn't want fatties teaching

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CRACKED.COM I was in a group interview for one full-time position. During a typing test, I saw my car being towed but I WANTED THE JOB! LHE The distra

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Entry by PookieJones

Straight Out of college, I applied for a job that didn't require prior experience. Except that it did, which I found out at the interview. The manager

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Entry by Mihailocukk

When applying for a creative writing teaching job, I was given a task: write a short story in ten minutes, PAOTIT L max Gan crke fny/ h rrar kirltel c

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Entry by Mihailocukk

ONE TIME DURNG AN INTERVEW, A FLY FELL INTO THE MANAGER'S CUP. SHE LOOKED INTO THE CUP AND FINISHED IT. I GOT THE JOB. CRACKED.COM

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Entry by jimclass

In Asia I was interviewing for a job at a university to teach English to nursing students. In the middle of the interview I was abruptly asked if I wa

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Entry by masta_X

During a job interview, O had mentioned that O was good at multi-tasking. The interviewer asked me to demonstrate by having me write something using b

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

CRACKED.COM My interviewer insisted on carrying on with the interview even though one of their employees was being arrested right in front of my eyes.

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BRC My interview consisted of my would- be boss rapid-firing management cliches at me for 25 minutes (I don't believe in 110% has always stuck wit

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Entry by DilipG

My interviewer walked into the room with his arms kind of outspread by his sides. I thought he was going in for a hug, So I hugged him. He didn't hug