Thankfully, when it's done and dusted at least you can laugh about it - you definitely won't be alone.
To prove it, we've rounded up some of the most nightmarish job interview stories from Twitter; it's a guaranteed way to feel better about your own interview indiscretions.
Plus, this doubles up as a guide on exactly what not to do next time you're in the hot seat. Like really. Don't do any of these.
There is no such thing as too polite
#IBlewTheInterviewWhen I did a curtsey. Apparently not a good look for a guy.— Steve Oh (@pumpkinheadrd) January 23, 2018
But there is such thing as taking advice too literally
#IBlewTheInterviewWhen thry asked me where I see myself in 5 years and I said "hopefully not at this dump"— Seth (@SethShaffer) January 23, 2018
Honesty is not always the best policy
There's a time and a place.
#IBlewTheInterviewWhen I took a call to schedule another interview.— wordsmith cat (@I_am_not_E) January 23, 2018
It's best to prep your answers beforehand.
Otherwise, you might say something like this.
#IBlewTheInterviewWhen I commented on how they were asking too many questions.— Geoff Clark (@geoffreyclark37) January 23, 2018
Don't forget the basics.
#IBlewTheInterviewWhen I hit the bosses car backing out of the parking lot after the interview— Eric Siegler (@LVGambler123) January 23, 2018
#IBlewTheInterviewWhen stole the parking space from the interviewer right before it began— Peter Maes (@PeteMaes) January 23, 2018