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What was the weirdest thing you had to do at a job interview?

One of my very first jobs at a coffee shop about 8 years ago, I was asked to draw something - anything I wanted. They hired me because they liked it.

Asked By: Holly Golightly - 7/27/2007
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i went to one once where they handed me the game jenga and wanted me to build a tower with it. it was an office job, so that really threw me off. i guess they wanted to see how i solved problems.
Answered By: swatthefly - 7/27/2007
Additional Answers (9)
Nothing original for me. Just answer a bunch of questions.
Answered By: Simba - 7/27/2007
 
role play in a group interview
Answered By: The Godfather - 7/27/2007
 
I remember being asked what my star sign was, and the man didn't want to hire me because his ex wife was a Scorpio too, but his present wife hired me instead....she's an ex too now...maybe it was him!!!! not the women or their star signs, although I did give him a hard time, just for the sake of it, LOL...
Answered By: barbara b - 7/27/2007
 
I was asked, “if I had to place enough rolls of quarters in a line to equal the length of a football field how many would I use... More
Answered By: lurchleft - 7/27/2007
 
I wore a hat, and flip flops My hair, shoes got wet by a CAR splashing me on the way in the door. I wasn't late,,,,just really wet and mismatched.
Answered By: Denise W - 7/27/2007
 
I didn't have to DO weird things, but I have been asked weird questions. I've been asked (in more than one interview) what my childcare arrangements are (which is really illegal to ask) and if I am a smoker (which is also illegal). Those questions struck me as really discriminatory. I have also been asked if I know... More
Answered By: girlfriday - 7/27/2007
 
They wanted me to tell them about myself, what i do with my free time and then they wanted me to tell them a joke. So I came but with some kind of joke it wasn’t that great but it wasn’t bad either. I was applying for a bookkeeping job not sure how jokes and what I do on the weekend was relevant guess it was because... More
Answered By: poeticsangel - 7/27/2007
 
That's funny - I think I've heard of that before, where they ask you to draw! (I'd STINK I can't draw good stick figures... More
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Answered By: tigglys - 7/27/2007
 
Interview in costume, because it was Halloween. It was an internal interview and our boss wanted us all to dress up for the day - then I got a call to interview with the GM of another unit that afternoon. I was dressed like a construction worker, in overalls and a hard hat - so NOT feminine or sexy at all... More
Answered By: Mel - 7/27/2007
 
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