Job interview nightmares
Job hunter PJ Macormaic is finding the interview process frustrating - especially when it's held at a pub.
One prospective employer found Donna Frost to be a little too generous with the gesturing.
When Maree Drumm interviewed for an office manager role, the questions were about everything but the job.
Robyn Moore thought the job interview was going splendidly, before realising it was for the wrong company.
Sue Wright got a shock when the first question at a factory job interview was: 'Are you married?'
Before Maria King had even applied for the job, she was asked for her weight and dress size.
Kelly Righton got busted getting the inside scoop on her interviewers minutes before the interview.
Caught off guard during an interview, Rachel Johnson blurted out a cheesy line, complete with a cringeworthy thumbs-up.
It was during an interview with two men in a motel room that she began to feel decidedly uncomfortable.
Kathryn Dainty suspected age discrimination was on the cards when a prospective employer asked how old she was.
Jay Smith says he always gets nervous in interviews, and that once led to a question heading in the wrong direction.
I was fresh out of high school when I took what I thought would be a great job - then the sexual remarks started.
After being called to an interview at short notice, Delaney Lancaster regretted the fancy dress outfit she wore that day.
The job interview went well, only the employer tried hard to scope me out - looking for clothing labels and the kind of car I drive.
Dressed to impress for the job interview, I felt quite relaxed leaning back in the chair.
Anna Langley has learnt not to get too comfortable during job interviews, in case a little toilet humour slips out.
Mark Anderson has learned to always carry a sewing kit in case of job interview-related wardrobe malfunctions.
A Hamilton job candidate is offered two jobs, by the same firm, only to have the offers withdrawn...
Trisha Browne says she normally enjoys job interviews but one was particularly unpleasant.
Part way through a job interview, it became clear why there were so many empty desks in the office.
Rhiannon Phillips has a history of job interview fails, from bad shoe choices, to nervous habits and statements.
A deeply embarrassed reader tells how she wished she'd checked her CV more closely before handing it in.
With her job on the line, one Wellington woman gets derailed by her propensity to spit while talking.
Donna Flaws is still embarrassed by a terribly inappropriate comment she made during a job interview.
JENNA VAN DER HOORN
Jenna van der Hoorn worked long and hard to prepare for her interview, but forgot one very important bit.
It's not the kind of question you expect to open an interview, but Tracy Morrah handled it with aplomb.
Sonia Smith found herself playing only one note during a job interview that was well out of tune.
Bob Austin got much less than he expected when he was invited to a job interview over lunch.
A few years ago, Hugh Smith "put his foot in it" during an interview with a trucking company.