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'Yes, I suppose certain narrow-minded people would call it a ‘pack of lies' - I prefer to think of it as creative up-selling.'
'That's true. We did advertise for someone who 'works well under pressure'...'
Interviewee: 'Nah, work related stress isn't a problem - I've never taken a job seriously enough for it to bother me!'
'HR says we should be looking for a little fresh blood any idea what they're talking about?'
'He's worried that the 20% that changes is the only 20% he knows!'
'For some strange reason personnel want us to review our equal opportunities employment policies!'
'We're looking for managers that demonstrate high levels of emotional intelligence. Here, please try on this mood ring.'
'In five year's time?... I see myself on that side of the desk telling you it's a great shame, thanks for all your hard work, but I'm going to have to let you go!'
Personnel: 'Next question, what was the reason for leaving your last job?' Reply: 'I got sick of being questioned about everything I did!'
'Mentoring requires many sophisticates qualities and skills...'
'Having done the mentoring skills questionnaire I think I need a mentor to mentor me in improving my mentoring.'
'Vicious, intelligent and ruthless? Certainly. But I think my biggest asset is that I'm a survivor!'
"You just self-deprecated yourself right out of a job."
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"I'm proud of that resumé but I'm sensing 'stickler for the truth'."
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"I've got some skills - I'm just not sure they add up to a 'set.'"
'Is it my imagination or are entrepreneurs getting younger.'
How to tell it's still an employer's job market...
"Let me try mine. It's made in China."
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"We're replacing you with an abacus. So sorry."
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"We're looking for accounting resumés which scream, '…Hire me! I'll playalong'."
Tags:business, businessman, businessmen, boss, bosses, executive, executives, exec, execs, manager, managers, management, office, offices, office life, personnel, hr, h.r., human resources, recruitment, recruiter, recruiters, interview, interviews, job interview, job interviews, applicant, applicants, candidate, candidates, cv, c.v., curriculum vitae, resume, resumes, job, jobs, hiring, accounting, accountant, accountants, playing along, cooperation, ethics, unethical, fraud, scandal, scandals, suspicious, questionable
'We've worked out an answer...what was the question?'
'Students are influenced by television, video games, advertising, music, fashion, and their teachers. I'm looking to hire teachers that can reverse that order.'
"We're looking for people to fire."
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