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    Hiring Managers Are Sharing "WTF Is Wrong With This Person" Moments They've Had During Interviews, And I'm Uncomfy

    Peeing during the interview?!?!

    Obviously, interviewing for a job can be stressful, overwhelming, awkward, and just...a lot. But being the interviewer can also be a pretty ~interesting~ experience.

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    Reddit user @G_man252 asked: "Hiring managers, what was your most 'WTF is wrong with this person' moment you've had during an interview?"

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    Here's what people said:

    1. This anti–personality test applicant:

    "One guy I almost hired emailed me after the interview, swearing and insulting me and the company for asking him to fill out a personality test — I’ve done a lot of recruitment, but I think that was the most surprising."

    jemg

    2. This urinator:

    "My manager and I were conducting phone interviews to fill a spot on my team. One candidate answered the phone while peeing, asked us to hold on a minute, finished up, and got back on the call early enough, so that we could hear the sound of the toilet flushing. Needless to say, he didn't get a call back."

    rhernandez2414

    3. This drinker:

    "I came in to the bar to meet him, he had a pint of lager in his hand. No joke. The guy had a pint, at his interview."

    hollyjd

    4. This cheater:

    "When doing a phone interview, I heard someone in the background giving the applicant the answers. After the second question, I asked him if someone was giving him the answers. He replied that it was the TV. So after the third question, he repeated it, and I again heard a man in the background give him the answer. I never sent a 'discontinued' email so fast in my life!"

    kelliebellie

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    5. This nightmare:

    "Guy mansplained common sense business process to me, most likely because not only am I a woman, but younger than him. Then, he tells me that I can wait to hire him because he’s going on a vacation. Then, he pulls out an actual photo album to show me pictures of the vacation site, and one is of him holding an automatic assault rifle."

    deviantsquirrel

    6. This naked applicant:

    "He was naked during the interview, so we declined. When we brought up his video feed, he was laying in bed nude." —Boxman75

    7. This diva interviewee:

    "I was hiring for a senior development position and had a telephone interview. She seemed confident and competent, so I flew her down for an on-site interview. She wanted a corporate limo to pick her up and nothing else would do.” —blatentpoetry

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    8. This family affair:

    "A graduate sent his résumé in by email, had all the grades — presumably a quality hire. He showed up...but with his entire family." —bunny_pony

    9. This ass-tronomically bad interview:

    "I had a video interview with a candidate. They were clearly in a large room/bedroom, with most of it visible in the background, but it was clean, so I didn't mind. In the back right corner was a closed door. A few minutes into the interview, I saw the door open slightly. Some dude poked his head in and then closed the door. About 30 seconds later, I saw the door slowly open again, only this time the dude came crawling out the bottom. He continued to crawl across the floor, making his way to the opposite side of the room. I assumed he thought he was out of the camera's focus, but he was visible. He got to the far end of the room and turned to fiddle with something — ass in the air facing the camera." — xantyrn

    10. This crier:

    "She cried three times during the interview about how much she hated her current job. My coworker had to get up and grab a box of tissues for her. When she finally calmed down, she informed us that she'd need a special desk chair due to an injury she sustained at her current job." —accidentalhorse

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    11. This bouncer:

    "I asked, 'How well do you interact with people?' He said, 'I used to be a bouncer, so I know how to DEAL with people.' I immediately said, 'OK, this interview is over. Thank you for your time.'" —Bubblesintroubles

    12. This conceited candidate:

    "He showed up late. Then, he started checking his hair in the front camera as I was mid-sentence!" —teabunny25

    13. This presumptuous fellow:

    "A man told us all about his mom’s Alzheimer’s, talked crap about our company, and got upset when we didn’t offer him the position on the spot. It was a wild ride." —Sharkattackr

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    14. This long-winded applicant:

    "To start the interview, I asked him to tell us a little bit about himself. Thirty-five minutes later, he stopped talking." —DefinitelyYoda

    15. This applicant with a lot of exes:

    "She listed all of her ex-boyfriends who currently worked there and said she couldn’t wait to see the look on their faces when she showed up to work." —lovelanguage_sarcasm

    16. This straight-up bad interviewee:

    "They answered literally every question, 'I don’t know, man' or 'Can’t think of anything right now.'" —Webhead1287

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    17. This hugger:

    "My manager and I were doing this interview. When I called the applicant in, he gave me a huge hug and proceeded to talk to me like I was his best friend." —tittyelf

    18. This wanderer:

    "While waiting in reception, the applicant wandered into the CFO's office. She was on the phone, so he stood in her doorway and stared at her while she was on the phone." —fievelm

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    19. This flipper:

    "The applicant wrote that they can do a backflip on his application. Then, unprovoked, he elected to demonstrate said backflip in my office." —kstamp89

    20. This creep:

    "Had a candidate who came in and asked how hot my administrator was and asked if she was single or 'open to freaky Fridays.'" —gmabarrett

    21. And also this total creep, OMG:

    "I asked an applicant what kind of hobbies he took part in, and he told me he collected random things that 'pretty' women threw away. When the interview was over, I called the police and gave his résumé to them." —thetruthhurts1975

    Have you ever had a WTF moment with an interviewee or interviewer? Let me know in the comments below!

    Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.