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Personnel executives of 100 major corporations were asked for stories of unusual behavior by job applicants.

10. … stretched out on the floor to fill out the job application.

9. She wore a Walkman and said she could listen to me and the music at the same time.

8. ? A balding candidate abruptly excused himself. Returned to office a few minutes later, wearing a hairpiece.

7. … asked to see interviewers resume to see if the personnel executive was qualified to judge the candidate.

6. … announced she hadnt had lunch and proceeded to eat a hamburger and french fries in the interviewers office – wiping the ketchup on her sleeve

5. Interrupted to phone his therapist for advice on answering specific interview questions.

4. When I asked him about his hobbies, he stood up and started tap dancing around my office.

3. … pulled out a Polaroid camera and snapped a flash picture of me. Said he collected photos of everyone who interviewed him.

2. Said he wasnt interested because the position paid too much.

1. During the interview, an alarm clock went off from the candidates brief case. He took it out, shut it off, apologized and said he had to leave for another interview.

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