6. Candidate volunteered to help out with making copies when he saw interviewers assistant was getting frazzled.
Employers typically aren't looking for the most outrageous candidate, theyre looking for the best fit, said Rosemary Haefner, vice president of Human Resources at CareerBuilder. "Thinking outside the box is great, but the stunts that work best are the ones that showcase your relevant skills and abilities. The focus of the interview should be why you would be a great addition to the team, and not what youre willing to do to get noticed."
Here are eight techniques that didn't work.
1. Candidate back-flipped into the room.