The Worst Interview Questions Employers Ask

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1. "What is your biggest weakness?"

The Worst Interview Questions Employers Ask

What it really means: "You're going to lie, but everyone asks this question so I do it too."

What you want to say: "I have a very low tolerance for bullshit, and this is some fine one sir."

What you say in real life: "Perfectionist"

2. "Why do you want to work with us?"

The Worst Interview Questions Employers Ask

What they want to hear: "Please promise me that you won't quit as soon as you're offered a bit more than the miserable salary that I will pay you"

What you want to say: "Because I’m broke."

What you say in real life: "It's a kid's dream, the first time I saw your company, I knew I wanted to work for you."

3. "Aren’t you overqualified for this job?"

The Worst Interview Questions Employers Ask

What they want to hear: "No, of course not, even serving coffee here would be a blessing for a piece of shit like me"

What you want to say: "Of course I am!"

What you say in real life: "No"

4. "Do you consider your work history consistent?"

The Worst Interview Questions Employers Ask

What does it really mean: "Hey loser, there’s a three-year hole in your resume, where you smoking pot during that time or what?"

What you want to say: "Crappy studies for a crappy job, everything seems pretty consistent"

What you say in real life: "I like taking risks, I am proud of all my experiences, because they made me the person who stands before you today."

5. "What are your hobbies?"

The Worst Interview Questions Employers Ask

What they want to hear: "I don’t have a life, I love working on weekends and holidays."

What you want to say: "I have a passion for adult movies from the 80s"

What you say in real life: "I enjoy acting, it's an empowering activity that helped me overcome my shyness"

6. "Why did you leave your previous job?"

The Worst Interview Questions Employers Ask

What does it really mean: "Don’t lie to me, they fired your ass, didn’t they?"

What you want to say: "It was either that or I would have stabbed them all"

What you say in real life: "I wanted a challenge, and your company matches this need."

7. "Why should we hire you?"

The Worst Interview Questions Employers Ask

What they want to hear: "I'm going to do all the work for you"

What you want to say: "I’m sure I won’t be the best one at work, but I make excellent cookies, and I’m hilarious. You’ll never get bored or be hungry if I work here."

What you say in real life: "I will be a great asset to your company.”

8. "What gets you up in the morning?"

The Worst Interview Questions Employers Ask

What it really means: "I'm sure you'll be late all the time like all the useless clowns who work here."

What you want to say: "My alarm clock."

What you say in real life: "The prospect of taking up new challenges, at work but also in the human relationships that bind me to my colleagues."

The Worst Interview Questions Employers Ask
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  • zagor
    Very timely, as I am know interviewing for my next sale of a slice of my life.
    Is this still revelant?

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  • honesty321
    You biggest weakness is your biggest strength eventually , you will find out. So be happy.
  • disgustingweebtrash
    I agree with this lmao
  • Anonymous
    I hate when the female job interviewer looks down at my crotch and says "do you plan on having an erection the WHOLE time you're working for us?"
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