Helicopter Mom? Not on a Job Interview

Hiring Horror Stories are scary but true tales sent to us from the interview trail.


Helicopter Moms, take note! This is NOT the way to help your son or daughter land a job:

During a phone interview, a recruiting manager heard a candidate’s mother talking in the background giving the applicant answers to her questions. The interviewer asked him, “Who’s feeding you the answers to my questions?” He said no one. The manager told him she could hear his mother in the background. The applicant got flustered and hung up.


We took a poll… here’s how your darling REALLY feels: