Everyone’s got an embarrassing interview tale to tell and hearing about other people’s job interview blunders is guaranteed to make us feel ever so slightly better about our own awkward interview experiences.
Luckily for us, the Twittersphere is full of people’s contributions to funny and downright unfortunate interview anecdotes and scenarios.
We have selected some of the best interview tales, pointers, and quotes on Twitter, so if you think your interview went bad, here’s a little reminder that it could always be worse!
There are wise words of advice:
Job interview tip: Tell them you're not an applicant, you're an appliCAN. Lick your finger, hold it against buttock. Make sizzling noise.
— Michael Spicer (@MrMichaelSpicer) October 1, 2013
— Ellie K (@elliekosto) October 8, 2015
#InterviewMistake: The parking lot is still fair territory. So, don't smoke, curse, litter, spit, or masturbate. Yes, I said litter.
— Vandemic (@vdemske) January 5, 2010
The face-palm moment:
Karma – the guy who pushed past me on the tube and then suggested I go F myself just arrived for his interview…with me…
— Matt Buckland (@ElSatanico) February 16, 2015
The words that are probably best left unsaid:
— Mark Walmsley (@MarkWalmsley) May 21, 2014
— Natasha Preocanin (@NatashaPreo) September 12, 2016
"Anyway, they dropped the charges." #FiveWordsToRuinAJobInterview
— Ross 'Teddy' Craig (@RossTeddyCraig) January 19, 2015