WASHINGTON — What’s the most ridiculous thing you can think of that might happen in a job interview?
Maybe you’re channeling the interview scenes from “Step Brothers,” with Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly, right now.
CareerBuilder.com has released its annual survey showing the craziest things HR professionals across the country have seen on the job.
Some of CareerBuilder’s top-10 list:
Other top blunders include taking a hairbrush out and casually brushing, or flushing the toilet midway through a phone interview.
Many employers cited a candidate’s attire as a common mistake. More than half of hiring managers say interviewees have shown up dressed inappropriately.
Speaking poorly of a previous boss is the second-most damaging and common mistake, after clothing choice.