Monday, August 15, 2005

All Sorts

Met one of the strangest candidates today. She arrived at our offices at 8:30am despite her interview being at 12:30. For the next few hours she locked herself in one of our toilet cubicles, sat on the floor and proceeded to scrunch up toilet paper. When my colleagues knocked on her door to ask if she was ok? she ignored them.

Reception later received a call that someone was locked out in the fire escape and they were banging furiously on the door for help. When some one let her out she pushed past them with out a word and headed straight back to the toilet cubicle.

She then rang our office from the toilet cubicle to reschedule her interview to 2:30pm. Eventually she came out at around 12:00pm walked to reception and demanded to see the consultant with whom she had the interview then and there. When she was told that consultant was not available she had a bit of a tantrum. At the interview she sat in the room with these enormous sunglasses on and refused to take them off.
Candidates can definitely make a boring day a little bit more interesting.

17 comments:

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Sophia said...

hehe.. you got blog bashed. You'd better delete it. This one too :P

SoRMuiJAi said...

ahahahhaah I assume she didn't get the position?

betty said...

So, did she get it?
you have me sitting on the edge of my seat with anticipation and a little anxiety I must add...

Bosco said...

wow...

PiCkLeS said...

Sophia: I didn't even know you read my blog. Now i can't whinge about you here i guess =P I'm going to come steal the pringles in your room!

Lils, Betty: no she didn't. The funny thing was that she was interviewed by the city office not so long ago and she was fine then...no idea what happened.

Bosco: wow indeed.

victoria a said...

lol I was going to ask if the girl was Lily?! :P

Lisa said...

why didnt she get the job emily???
why? why? why?

im mean i dont thik eye contact in an interview is a big deal!

Natasha said...

maybe she was an eccentric but little known celebrity. that explains the sunglasses.

PiCkLeS said...

Vics: I am so not going there!

Lisa: next time that you have an interview i think that we need to have a chat.

Tash: by golly i think that's it!

JC said...

Wooo...weird people are great.

Once in a while.

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Meyshia said...

Omg. comment hijackers!

She must've been pretty nervous, eh? :)

Btw, thanks for the info the other day. Much appreciated ;)

PiCkLeS said...

No worries Mey anytime.

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betty said...

that was me, sorry!!