Job interviews are mostly nerve-wracking, sometimes even scary and hardly ever funny. Surprisingly enough, Hollywood often portrays them to be a showcase of bravery, fun and even inspiration. We have collected five of the best job interview scenes that Hollywood has to offer… and added some useful take-aways for your next job interview.
5. The Internship
Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson break out into a cold sweat as they are trying to talk their way into an internship at Google.
Take-away: Try to come up with answers that are creative, but realistic, even when the questions themselves might be a bit odd..
4. Transformers 3
“So it all depends on how you respond to my two next two words: Impress. Me.”
Take-away: Be confident, even if you’re not sure how to respond. Remember that what you say, the content, only counts for 20% of the total impression you give.
3. The Company man
Starring Ben Affleck as a former top sales executive who’s facing a not-so-impressed recruiter in his search for a new job.
Take-away: Rejected? Don’t let frustration get the best of you! Discover which companies are interested in you…
2. Step brothers
Why not wear a tuxedo and bring a mate to your job interview?
Take-away: Remember the interviewer’s name, and yes, it’s better to come alone.
1. The Pursuit of Happiness
This must be one of the most inspiring job interviews ever. Four suits vs Will Smith not even wearing a shirt…
Take-away: Even when everything goes wrong before an interview: show up and go for it!