Being late for an interview

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  1. djhektikz

    djhektikz Active Member VIP Junglist

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    So basically i wen for an interview at 2 today couldnt find the place n had sum shitty old skool sat nav! found it in the end got there at 3 lol the interviewer didnt look happy! gave me sum dirty look n said come bak 2mrow at 2. Shall i go bak or have i fucked my chances.
     
  2. hyperd4eva

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    go back mate. justb say u had familly comittments and stick ur nose right up there arse!!!!
     
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    go back bro... just get there early. Im sure they will inderstand... but yeh... not a good first impression.
     
  4. slimbo011

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    not a good look
     
  5. muzzadj

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    Turn up naked tomorrow
     
  6. Borf™

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    Turn up tomorrow and blame the snow?

    Is it bad by you?

    Even though this snow thing is pissing me off, I'll let you get away with it this once.
     
  7. djhektikz

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    good one! yer the snow is pretty bad jus hate driving in it fucking sliding all over the show!
     
  8. djhektikz

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    or wearing a snowman suit
     
  9. KEMZ

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    yeah just turn up a bit earlier, give yourself a chance to make some old waffle up, then see what Mr Interview says, with the current weather, im sure you could use that if you havent already bro.

    if its an ok job your going for then try again
     
  10. joe_newman

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    Don't blame the snow what ever you do, your (hopefully) new employer might think your using it as an easy excuse. If you can don't make any excuses because he might just think your making an excuse and you don't want your first impression to be a lie! Also do what Kem said, show up early looking eager and be apologetic, this way he might see past today and forget about it!
     
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  12. danfreeman1

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    cant you just say you had a shitty sat nav and it took you the wrong way?

    snow is a piss poor excuse.
     
  13. Gumby

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    good luck man. some employers can be ruthless though.

    i once heard about this group interview where the employer asked everyone to bring a pencil with them. at the start of the interview he kicked out everyone who had bought a pen because they couldnt follow instructions properly.
     
  14. Borf™

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    It's not a piss poor excuse for being late.

    For not turning up it is, but not for being late.

    Buses going slow because it'd be dangerous otherwise, which is actually true.