What was the worst candidate you ever interviewed and why

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A 20-something who didnt take the ear buds out of his ears, but dont worry, he could "still hear me". Interview lasted 2 minutes. His Dad called me later in the day to ask why I abruptly ended the interview. No Joke.

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Octogenarian with a bandaid on his scalp who broke down crying, comes to mind.

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I didn't directly interview this person but coworker interviewed someone at a previous job who talked in a high pitched baby voice the entire interview. She didn't get the job for many reasons but her voice didn't help.

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Man about 15 years older than the oldest person on the team interviewing for an entry level position about 50 lbs overweight wearing a suit about 2x too small. Appearances aside, he was arrogant, kept cutting me off, and asked me several times when a decision would be made.

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McCann, I think I've worked with that guy.

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@MVS wow! 😱

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An entry level interviewee who started the interview with a very obviously head to toe once over of me and the proceeded to name drop every single SOB in the entire industry. Had no idea what he was interviewing for but was blindly confident he was getting the job 😑.

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