Monday, November 29, 2010 myBiz Blog
Ask the Expert: You Laugh, But Seriously... by Kelly Cuene


My post this week requires your brief attention and a sense of humor. Read this comic about the different types of interviewees.

Don't allow yourself to fall into any of those categories. We want to hire you. Not an amped up, toned down, parentally-coached version of you... just you. On any given day, only one of the candidates I meet does not easily fit into one of the 10 types of crappy interviewees as displayed so beautifully by The Oatmeal. Could you be the diamond in the rough?


Michelle is an experienced human resources professional and a UW-Madison alum. In her “Ask an Expert” articles she tackles students’ toughest career and recruiting questions, providing an employer’s perspective so students can learn what campus recruiters REALLY think. To learn more about Michelle, view her intro post.