Hilarious! Twitter Users Share ‘Five Words To Ruin A Job Interview’

For the last few days, a hilarious Twitter hashtag has been trending: #FiveWordsToRuinAJobInterview. The responses run from the hilarious to the absolutely absurd.

The crazy thing is that these phrases aren’t completely unheard of. I hired a lot of people in my career in the “real world,” and I heard some doozies. Someday, I’ll write up an article about the crazies things I ever heard in interviews. For now, enjoy these — I combed through them and found the best of the best.


Tiffany Willis Clark is a fifth-generation Texan and the founder and editor-in-chief of Liberal America and AmReading.com. An unapologetic member of the Christian Left, she had a long and successful career actively working with at-risk youth, people struggling with poverty and unemployment, and disadvantaged and oppressed populations. She’s passionate about their struggles. In 2011, she made the decision to pursue her dreams and become a full-time writer. Connect with her on LinkedIn, follow her on Twitter, and like her Facebook page.