Emergency Toilet Papers – A word A Story: Master’s
This is a fun subject I face every time I am interviewing a job candidate. Mainly fresh graduate apply to the vacancies I have, which are in the food industry. And mostly the applicants are young women in their early twenties. This is a sample of an interview and it’s in a casual setting.
Q – why are you applying for this position?
A – I am looking for a managerial job.
Q – what are your experiences in such a field or related fields?
A – I have none I just graduated.
Q – what makes you think you can do the job?
A – I am a fast learner.
Q – You shall train as a waitress for six month and then we evaluate your performance.
A – Ah no, I didn’t go to college to be a waitress.
Q – And how do you expect to succeed without knowing the basics?
A – I am smart and quick learner.
Q – what do you know about food?
A – I try not eat.
Q – What’s your favorite dish?
A – Pasta, Pizza.
Q – What is terroir?
A – Euh?
Q – Do you want to work?
A – Yes but not as a waitress and not at night I have a life after all.
Q – If you don’t get the job what are your plans?
A – I will do my Master’s.
Q – Do you know what’s another diploma on a piece of paper is good for?
A – I will have a better opportunity.
Q – Do you know what a piece of paper is good for?
A – Yes I will be more confident.
Me – Yup, you will be confident to know that you have a back up toilet paper if you ever ran out.