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    last year about this out of pure desperation I git rejected for a job at
    McDonalds I mean come on how embarrassing is that can anyone beat that?
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    You were rejected on the grounds that you'll eat them out of house and home.

    Go to planet fitness instead.
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    Homebase.

    It was my first ever job interview, when I was 16, and they showed us a really dull video with no sound about the daily life of a Homebase shop worker. I thought it was just part of some introduction thing, so I didn't pay attention, and then they asked me what had happened on the video and I had to admit I had no idea. Must have thought I was really stupid
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    Been rejected from Asda. Slightly off topic - went to an interview (not the Asda one) and it was only when I left the interview room that I realised that all the buttons on my blouse had popped open and I was exposing my bra and the rest to all and sundry.

    Didn't get the job.
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    rejected by Pizza Express
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    Some summer job at a removals company when I was in second year at uni.

    I had just finished exams on a Friday in May. Had agreed to go to interview the following Thursday morning. The problem? Wednesday night is sports night, the first post exams at that. No problem I said, I'll have a quiet one and will be perky for my trip to Wandsworth tomorrow morning. Did I? Did I heck. I ended up being actually manhandled and thrown out of the club for being too drunk. The only time I've been chucked out of there, ever. Had to be put to bed after vomiting several times.

    But I actually made the interview and in fact thought it went quite well at the time. Proceeded to throw up again outside the railway station, after the wretched interview. Needless to say, no job, not even a reply. It simply didn't occur to me at the time that I might have ****ing stank of alcohol.
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    Rejected to clean toilets
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    Rejected from being a sales assistant at age 19. Uni dropout and I'd never worked sales before. They said I was 'overqualified'. I think it's because I had to explain the meaning of the word 'ethos' to the manager who interviewed me, because he thought I was 'trying to sound clever.'

    He thought I made up the word.
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    (Original post by ForgetMe)
    Rejected to clean toilets
    Maybe they saw your username and took it literally.
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    I was once the only applicant for a job and they didn't hire me. They preferred to have no one than to have me. :lol:
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    (Original post by squeakysquirrel)
    Been rejected from Asda. Slightly off topic - went to an interview (not the Asda one) and it was only when I left the interview room that I realised that all the buttons on my blouse had popped open and I was exposing my bra and the rest to all and sundry.

    Didn't get the job.
    I wouldve given u the job...and an immediate promotion
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    I got rejected by McDonald's - I try to tell myself I'm overqualified but I probably just done bad in the interview haha. Embarrassing


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    (Original post by TheSownRose)
    I was once the only applicant for a job and they didn't hire me. They preferred to have no one than to have me. :lol:
    ouch! now that is embarrassing, but at least you can make a joke out of it and move on!


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    (Original post by Westeros)
    ouch! now that is embarrassing, but at least you can make a joke out of it and move on!
    Oh, I find it funny. :lol:

    (And this isn't sour grapes...) The job as described at the interview was completely different to the job as described on paper (ie, the job I had applied for); I would have rejected it anyway because it in no way suited me ... so it's not like I was too upset at not getting an offer.
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    I once didn't get a job purely as I failed to say the word 'inventory'.
    I described the process fully but didn't say the word ...
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    My friend was rejected by KFC. Probably because she isn't asian, amiright.
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    (Original post by SleepySheep)
    My friend was rejected by KFC. Probably because she isn't asian, amiright.
    I thought the majority there are Indians :mmm:

    (Original post by Juichiro)
    Maybe they saw your username and took it literally.
    Haha, it was through gumtree so I can't put my username :teehee: Probably they thought that a guy with a degree doesn't need to be hired to brush toilets :teehee:
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    Most embarassing job rejection?

    One I didn't actually apply for, but still got rejected from.
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    (Original post by ForgetMe)
    Rejected to clean toilets
    (Original post by TheSownRose)
    I was once the only applicant for a job and they didn't hire me. They preferred to have no one than to have me. :lol:
    Oh dear. :rofl2:
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    As an "office Junior". I was 18, my second interview. I went there having read nothing on the job role, or the company.

    So the interviewer asks me, why I applied for this role and I reply that I'm not sure because I don't know the position...

    He then decides to take the piss and tells me that he is porn producer and asked if it was something I was open to... Embarrassed as I was, and young and stupi... I started blabbing about how I like porn and how I wouldn't mind being in a porno and such :rofl:

    Worst and best interview I've had :mmm:

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