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21 People Who Definitely Aced Their Job Interviews

Interviewer: "What can you bring to the firm?" Me: [places a tiny cactus on desk & smiles]

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1. This petty competitor:

other job applicant: good luck me: im gonna tell the boss you hate his hair other job applicant: what me loudly: I actually like his haircut

2. This physically weak man:

me: my greatest weakness is having no rigid exoskeleton. It means I can be easily stabbed interviewer: me: oh you mean like on the job

3. This bad listener:

Interviewer: 'So where do you see yourself in 5-years time?' Me: 'My biggest weakness? Probably not listening properly.'


5. This successful dreamer:

INTERVIEWER: what's your greatest strength? ME: getting hired in fictional job interviews in my head INTERVIEWER: you're hired ME: see?

6. This honest rebuttal:

Interviewer: Where do you see yourself in 5 years? Me: desperately seeking attention as a salve for the crushing loneliness of existence

7. This show of independence:

INTERVIEWER: do u consider urself independent ME: *looks at mom in chair behind me* MOM: *nods* ME: I'd say yes *gives mom a big thumbs up*

8. This lucky liar:

When you lie on your resume but still get the job.


9. This overeager gesture:

I hate when the other guy goes for a handshake and I go for an open-mouth kiss and oh great now I probably didn't get this job

10. This impressive display:

INTERVIEWER: Says here you have cat-like reflexes? ME: *slowly pushes résumé off desk without breaking eye contact* Yeah that's right

11. This sweet misunderstanding:

interviewer: what can u bring to the firm me: [places a tiny cactus on desk & smiles] interviewer: I meant like clients me: [removes cactus]


13. This plot twist:

Interviewer 1: describe yourself in one word Me: hired Interviewer 2: *whispers* holy shit can she do that

14. This logical answer:

16. This shape shifter:

INTERVIEWER: what's your greatest strength? ME: shape shifting INTERVIEWER: is that so? INTERVIEWER: yes INTERVIEWER: holy shit


17. This wordsmith:

Interviewer: What writings of yours are you most proud of? Me: I'd say my insta captions.

18. This clever applicant:

Interviewer: Tell us about a time you were resourceful. Me: I ate a salad with a spoon once because I forgot to grab a fork.

19. This man who lives by his word:

Interviewer: What are your career goals? Me: Live long and prosper. Interviewer: Me: Interviewer: Well that explains the Spock costume.

20. This well connected chap:

INTERVIEWER: One of your references told me he didn't know you at all. ME: Bill Gates is a big liar.

21. And this request for privacy:

[Job Interview] Interviewer: So tell me about your hobbies. Me: Well I really enjoy minding my own goddamn business.