Read the stories below to find your favorite
and vote for your top 3

Richard Kelleher - “After five years of not getting ONE interview, changed my resume to my middle name, which is "girlish" sounding. Got eight calls in one week.” more

Toby Gambill - “as i start running through the candidates i noticed a lady starring at me in the back of the room which didnt really bother me except ever time i looked up or took a short break she was still starring and not moving forward in the line” more

Tom Shaw - “Working with a candidate, had 2 interviews and then went for a face to face.
We follow up with the client to see how things have gone . Client ask's have you met him? “ more

Guy Britt - Junior engineer was referred to the hiring manager through a friend.  Graduated 5 years prior and had spent the prior five years as a ski bum. more

Craig A Lindell - watch his interesting video

Bob Kelly - “However, this interview was different, it was with the Area Vice President (AVP). Physically, this guy was intimidating…about 6’ 7” tall and played football at Boston College. Needless to say, he had a presence and you knew when he walked in the room.”... read more

Mike Tischer - “It's 1992, and with a brand new degree in hand, I believed I was ready to enter the workforce. I was trying to make my way into a radio sales gig, and thought I had everything it takes to secure an open slot with a classic rock station in Milwaukee.” more

Chase Morrow - “The interview that comes to mind is one where a gentlemen was slightly over weight, to say the least, found himself stuck in the captains chair he was sitting in.” more

Brenda Fisher - “As we asked questions, my internal radar started to go off and finally I realized why, when he told us he wouldn't be able to take a position working on a computer. “ more

Jim Copeland - “ After we both introduced ourselves, he asked me his first question ( and the only one I still remember ) which was:  " Do you know the name of the company your are interviewing with"? “ more

Bruce Levine - “You are escorted to the office of the functional E.V.P and asked to wait until she finishes a call.  Twenty minutes later-A very angry person bursts from the office and tells you to come in....forget the niceties. “ more

Gary Snyder Click Here to hear this story

Raj Thomas - “My gut told me this was a bad idea and waste of time and money, but hey its for a job.” more

Greg - “When the candidate came to the interview he looked sharp and professional.  After I asked the first question I noticed that he started to sweat just a bit. “ more

We received some great submissions for this contest that have made me laugh and cry. Now it is time for YOU to vote for your favorite stories. Voting will end on July 15th and the top 3 submissions will be posted to my Facebook page for the final stage of the contest.

The submission with the most likes on July 22nd will be the winner.

The winner of this contest will receive a
Sony Bloggie, a handheld video camera that records and takes photos with high definition quality, as well as 25 copies of my book
“Use Your Head To Get Your Foot In The Door” to help your clients nail their big interviews.

Choose Your 3 Favorite Stories

  • Mike Tischer (74%, 31 Votes)
  • Bob Kelly (19%, 8 Votes)
  • Jim Copeland (17%, 7 Votes)
  • Toby Gambill (12%, 5 Votes)
  • Raj Thomas (12%, 5 Votes)
  • Gary Snyder (10%, 4 Votes)
  • Richard Kelleher (7%, 3 Votes)
  • Bruce Levine (7%, 3 Votes)
  • Brenda Fisher (7%, 3 Votes)
  • Greg (5%, 2 Votes)
  • Guy Britt (2%, 1 Votes)
  • Tom Shaw (2%, 1 Votes)
  • Chase Morrow (2%, 1 Votes)
  • Craig A Lindell (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 42

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The First Winner is ...
... You`ll find out on 22nd July
The Second Winner is ...
... You`ll find out on 22nd July
The Third Winner is ...
... You`ll find out on 22nd July