6+ years … still surprised.

Posted: June 7, 2012 in Uncategorized

RecruiterMind

All recruiters have funny stories about interviews, candidates, etc. Over the years, you start to get ‘numb’ to some of the silly things candidates and/or hiring manager do. However, there is always that time when you speak to someone and you are absolutely-100%-amazed at the ridiculousness of what is coming out of their mouth. For instance (this is edited a bit for easy reading):

Me: “What is your ideal role?”
Candidate: “I would like to get into something new and move into a help desk role to get away from operations.”
Me: “You have been on a help desk for 12 years now, how will that be different?”
Candidate: “You’re right, that probably isn’t … I just hate operations.”
Me: “To me, help desk roles are very operational in nature, don’t you think so?”
Candidate: “You’re right, they probably are.”

Another part of this same conversation:
Me: “From…

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