Stupidest Job Interview Question, answer, experience

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    The dumbest question I've ever encountered is "What inspires you?" I remember thinking "wtf does that have to do with answering the phone?" I forget what I said.

    I'm sure, "I put no value in money. You don't have to pay me, my child and I live on grace." Even Jesus wouldn't have said that!
     
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    I forgot about this one "in your own words, write down what you think the phrase 'money is the root of all evil' means". I forget what I wrote in answer to that too.
     
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    This was on a job interview? What kind of business?
     
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    Real Estate or property management. It was a receptionist position.
     
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    I probably would have ripped the application in half and left.
     
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    It was during the interview. I didn't get the job, obviously I didn't "wow" her with my answer. :D
     
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    I got it! I got it!

    Answer: Why that would be the opportunity to work with MORONS!!, just like you!

    Did I get the job? Darn.... :D
     
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    Yes. Well. We'll be in touch.
     
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    The nice PC way to say "FORGET IT". ;)
     
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    Ahh, then I would have told her I wouldn't work for anyone who would ask a question like that on an interview and walked out. Depending on how bad a mood I was in, I might have to leave her with a few parting gifts! :D
     

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