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10 Awkward Interviews and How to Handle Them

Hamsa Ramesha | HRPeople

October 19, 2009

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If you’re a hiring manager, you’ve seen a variety of colorful job candidates and heard many interesting answers, creative excuses and witnessed strange interview behaviors that have left you exhausted and ready to tear your hair out, if you aren’t already bald from the stress.

As for interviewees, it isn’t that much easier for you either. Your lack of success in this market has left you just as frustrated, and you’re left to wonder who is to blame… you, or them?

There’s help for both interviewers and job applicants alike: Check out these 10 awkward interview situations and see what you can do to better prepare yourselves.






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