|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|
What would you do if 5 minutes before an important Job interview you accidentaly step in dog poop?
assume you don`t have time to get back home to change shoes
go with a very very bang confidence with dog pop in interviw room
Step into a men's room and use the water and paper towels to clean it up. It's about the only thing you can do and if it smells, mention it in the interview so they don't think you haven't bathed or something.
Ask the receptionist at the interview spot for directions to a bathroom where you can clean up.
Stop at Payless, KMart, heck even Walgreens and purchase whatever you can afford. Put the old shoes in a bag and leave it in the trash. Even being a few minutes late with a decent explanation and new shoes will give you an edge over the unclean pair worn anyway.
Employers are human and will be more impressed at your ability to overcome that obvious disaster in the making than if you just bully your way through the door smelling like poo, just my advice.
Wet paper towels from restroom, and wipe shoes until they are clean. Dry with dry paper towels. Get cologne from purse or borrow some, and spray a little on the shoes to camouflage the smell that may linger. Then walk into interview with head held high as you are a survivor.
Ah...clever question! Because if you go to wash it off you'll miss the "I'm eager and five minutes early" advantage. But you don't want to smell like dog poop either!
If you just found out that you'd stepped in the poop in the building...what I would do is make a joke about it being good luck and smile about it so that the HR personnel can see you can laugh about yourself. And then, ask politely if you can excuse yourself to go outside of the building to wipe it off then wash your hands.
I'd tell whoever is the receptionist the truth and I'd be innovative in my solution to solve the problem and tell my future employer about my ability to handle pressure. I'd use the story of having to rush into a bathroom, reach under the sink and sprinkle Comet on my shoe to avoid stinking up the office. Then I'd say I appreciate them understanding if my shoe still did stink. I'd feel good about myself whether I got the job or not.
by ChrisLincoln4 years ago
What is the most embarrassing thing that has happened to you in an interview?I'm off to my first job interview in over twenty years. I want to know how bad it could possibly be...
by Sima Ballinger3 years ago
When was the last time you had a job interview? If you were hired, why do you think you were hired?
by Leigh Ann2 years ago
Should you read a book on sales before going to a job interview?I am in sales. I get hired EVERY TIME I interview. I go into it as a cold sales call. I know details about the person interviewing me and I make a...
by Anjili5 years ago
Under what circumstances is a good first impression important in our lives?
by cashmere5 years ago
What's the craziest thing you ever said at a job interview and still got the job?Interview skills are a much sought after commodity. Having trained students on what to say and how to say it right for nearly five years,...
by Patty Inglish5 years ago
What are some seemingly Strange or Irrelevant Job Interview Questions you have been asked recently?Creative, odd and irrelevant-sounding questions have been asked before, but in the 2010s, I think some may be more...
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.