Inspired answers to interview questions and scenarios taken form the archives of recruitment legend for some Friday fun – now would you hire these people?
1) An interviewee was asked to sell a glass of water that was on the table in front of them. In order to do this they set fire to the bin in the room, which created a need….
2) A nervous 16 year old applying for a position in the Royal Navey when asked the question can you swim ? replied 'why havn't you got enough ships !
3) A candidate was asked if there was anything he did not like to do, expecting an answer related to the computer programming position he was applying for. After much debate, he answered, "I don't like to clean my bathtub."
4) “My priorities are to get paid as much as possible for doing as little as possible” ok clearly a no to hire but still felt it needed including as a funny answer!
I know we have had some funny interview stories in the past but any other gems for some friday banter?