Have you ever been on a job interview which was, well… just plain weird? Perhaps the interviewer asked you some very unusual or even inappropriate questions. Or, if you are a manager or business owner who conducts job interviews, have you ever had a situation where the applicant behaved strangely or gave very bizarre answers to your questions?
Because planning, changing, or advancing your career is a serious matter, Career Lantern articles are usually written about serious topics, and rightly so. Today, however, we’ll take a short break from all that seriousness and look at the interview process from a different, perhaps lighter vantage point.
I recently received some interesting first-hand stories on the topic of weird and strange job interviews from around the country, and the contributors kindly allowed me to share their experiences with Career Lantern readers. Some of the anecdotes are taken from interviews they conducted, and others are from times when they themselves were job candidates. Continue reading