Re: Interviewing someone for a job...
Colonel Midnight wrote:
If the person isn't ready for it (and it usually gets them off guard, as one usually wants to praise yourself in an interview, not talk about problems you've had)... It'll show if they can think "on their feet", as well as adapt and overcome obstacles.
What does thinking on your feet and coming up with elaborate stories on the spot have to do with performing your job? Unless you're interviewing someone to be a talk show host, you're testing a skill that's completely irrelevant for the position at hand.
"Who are you?! And how did you get in here?!"
"I'm the locksmith. And... I'm the locksmith."