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My mate put the phone down on a job interview?

He is 20, and on the dole,he applied for a virgin media customer service advisor position, they rang him up for a telephone interview and asked him the question ' whats the best piece of work he had ever done ' how the f**k is that relevant information when your applying for a customer service job, its no wonder people cant get jobs in the uk! will virgin media tell jobseekers allowance he's messed up the application.

Asked By: - 2/2/2011
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Perfectly legit question - they want to know how he is working with people or on a job. Most people would take that opportunity to brag about how they helped a customer through a hard spot, how they thought fast on their feet to solve a problem, or whatever. As an interviewer, if someone couldn't answer that... More
Answered By: Steve D - 2/2/2011
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Interviewers are there to find the best candidates for their position. If your mate couldn't answer a question as simple as that then it really is no surprise he can't get a job. In the future he should prepare himself for almost all questions that may arise in a job interview; in my experience interviewers always... More
Answered By: Luke Bell - 2/2/2011
 
Your mate sounds lazy, any job interview will ask questions like that to establish your personality and get an insight into your life, the fact he put the phone down I hope he loses his jsa as there are many people desperate for jobs without wasting interviews on people like that.
Answered By: missie - 2/2/2011
 
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