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The boss showed me the shop floor, complete with loose floor tiles, out-of-date equipment and prospective colleagues eyeing me like a raw steak. "Christ, what a craphole", I said. I think that's the moment I blew it. Tell us how you didn't get the job.

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(, Thu 21 Nov 2013, 13:06)
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I did not get it
The only job that I had had since stopping work to raise my children was on the sex chat-lines. I stopped doing it because I ended up worse off than on benefits, so started applying for jobs that fit in with school hours. There is a lot of competition for them and I was not getting to the interview stage and then inspiration struck: the next form I filled in, instead of meaningless waffle about the job that I had done, I filled it out as "Sex Chat Line Operative" and got an interview.

I was ushered into the room where a stony faced woman sat in the corner and the HR Rep sat in front of me, eyes gleaming and almost drooling said, "Tell me about the chat-lines!" I had no idea what that had to do with selling books for children to schools, waffled on about client confidentiality and could not wait to get out of there.
(, Sat 23 Nov 2013, 22:28, 2 replies)
All you had to do was play ball
and you'd have had the job sewed up.
(, Sun 24 Nov 2013, 13:38, closed)
So go on then
tell us about the sex chat lines
(, Wed 27 Nov 2013, 15:12, closed)

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