Job Interview Question


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Joke ID#9499
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Submitted ByKoReAn_AnGeL
Corrected By Fathead
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You are driving along in your car on a wild, stormy night. You pass by a bus stop, and you see three people waiting for the bus:

1. An old lady who looks as if she is about to die.
2. An old friend who once saved your life.
3. The perfect man (or woman) you have been dreaming about.

Which one would you choose to offer a ride to, knowing that there could only be one passenger in your car.

Think before you continue reading. This is a moral/ethical dilemma that was once actually used as part of a job application.

You could pick up the old lady, because she is going to die, and thus you should save her first; or you could take the old friend because he once saved your life, and this would be the perfect chance to pay him back. However, you may never be able to find your perfect dream lover again.

The candidate who was hired (out of 200 applicants) had no trouble coming up with his answer.

He simply answered: "I would give the car keys to my old friend, and let him take the lady to the hospital. I would stay behind and wait for the bus with the woman of my dreams."

Never forget to "Think Outside of the Box."




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Posted by thegermangemini Jan 11, 2006

I will DEFINITELY keep this one in mind!

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Posted by frenchi Jan 13, 2006

Not very funny. Cute though.

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Posted by sunnyday311 Jan 21, 2006

Wow... I think that's a lttle deeper than I care to be... I would have taken the old lady to the hospital, then came back got my friend because looks can be deceiving and who knows what the handsome guy was really like...

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Posted by scout_zero Dec 17, 2006

I can't think outside of the box because I don't HAVE a box!

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