Worst Interview Ever?
charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Wed Jun 8 15:58:55 MDT 2011
On Wed, 8 Jun 2011 15:18:21 -0600
"S. Dale Morrey" <sdalemorrey at gmail.com> wrote:
> Interviewer: "No we've got someone who does that, he's the CEO's son
> and he's the Project Manager, you would be working directly with him
> to turn his diagrams into software."
Well, that should have been a really good clue right there.
But then, that they shuffled the interviews around like that at the
last minute should have set off alarms.
After reading that horror story, I think you should thank your car and
your wife's deodorant for doing their dangest to save you from a
horrible fate. And your wife, for providing the deodorant.
I think the worst interview I've ever had was at Microsoft. The manager
was a young woman, much younger than I was. We chatted about various
things, including some of the kids television shows I had worked on
when I was in Hollyweird (which is a whole 'nother tale).
After the interview, I did the math. When I was working on those shows,
the manager was of an age to have been their prime marketing target.
However, like your interview, this was no great loss. The product was
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