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Warn­ing! Warn­ing! Truth Out­break in Sec­tor Sev­en!

In­ter­view­er: Do you have any ques­tions?
In­ter­vie­wee: With­in the firm, are there op­por­tu­ni­ties for ad­vance­ment?
In­ter­view­er: Ba­si­cal­ly, it’s an en­try-lev­el job — when you be­gin it’s go­ing to be like,‘Shut up and col­or, we’re go­ing to mi­cro-man­age you.’

15th Street and Yamhill Av­enue
Port­land, Ore­gon

Over­heard by: PH fac­tor

Ac­tu­al­ly She De­tails Cars, Pro­fes­sion­al­ly

Ac­count man­ag­er: So I sent you that new job ap­pli­cant. Have fun.
Re­cruiter: I just opened it up. Wow, she com­plete­ly mis­spelled ‘Delaware State.‘
Ac­count man­ag­er: Oh, it gets worse.
Re­cruiter: ‘Sev­en years,’ with an ‘-s!’ And she spelled ‘with’ wrong!
Ac­count man­ag­er: Yep, and she’s a de­tail-ori­ent­ed pro­fes­sion­al.

Trol­ley Square
Wilm­ing­ton, Delaware

Over­heard by: Rhymes with Ba­nana

The Vi­o­lence Is Good, But I Al­ways End Up Mar­ried to Some Viet­namese Girl

Male in­ter­view­er: So where are you from?
Fe­male ap­pli­cant: I’m from here, but all my fam­i­ly is from Viet­nam.
Male in­ter­view­er: Yeah? My ex-wife is from Viet­nam. Ever since that war over there, I haven’t re­al­ly been a fan of wars, ya know?

Doc Green’s, Cum­ber­land Boule­vard
At­lanta, Geor­gia