How Not To Get A Job

Vice presidents and Personnel Directors of the one hundred largest corporations were asked to describe their most unusual experience interviewing prospective employees:

The employers were also asked to list the "most unusual" questions that have been asked by job candidates:

Also included are a number of unusual statements made by candidates during the interview process:

These quotes are taken from real résumés and cover letters and were printed in the July 21, 1997 issue of Fortune Magazine. (Note: all typographical errors, etc., are as intended.)