10 Famous Quotes About Job Interviews

JUNE 5, 2010 | BY MICAH

Job interviews are an experience that everyone has had to go through at least once in their lifetime. When so many people have experienced job interviews before, you are bound to get some great job interview quotes from famous men and women that have been forced to apply for a job at some point in their life. Below are ten great quotes about job interviews.

Job Interview Quotes

1.  Dan Zevin

“Never wear a backward baseball cap to an interview unless applying for the job of umpire”

2.  Katharine Hepburn

“Death will be a great relief. No more interviews.”

3.  Jack Handy

“When you go in for a job interview, I think a good thing to ask is if they ever press charges.”

4.  Mitch Hedberg

“I had a job interview at an insurance company once and the lady said ‘Where do you see yourself in five years?’ and i said ‘Celebrating the fifth year anniversary of you asking me this question’”

5.  James Thurber

“My opposition [To Interviews] lies in the fact that offhand answers have little value or grace of expression, and that such oral give and take helps to perpetuate the decline of the English language.”

6.  Dan Thompson

“During job interviews, when they ask: ‘What is your worst quality?’, I always say: ‘Flatulence’. That way I get my own office.”

7.  Todd Bermont

“So many people out there have no idea what they want to do for a living, but they think that by going on job interviews they’ll magically figure it out. If you’re not sure, that message comes out loud and clear in the interview.”

8.  Heath Ledger

“I apologize for my terrible interview skills.”

9.  Harry Stack Sullivan

“I do not believe that I have had an interview with anybody in twenty-five years in which the person to whom I was talking was not annoyed during the early part of the interview by my asking stupid questions.”

10.  Graham Kennedy

“I terminated the interview when I didn’t know what he was talking about and went upstairs to lunch.”


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