Job hopeful gets big surprise walking into interview after telling off man on train
UNITED KINGDOM — A technical recruiter got the last laugh Monday when a job hopeful walked through his doors, according to NY Daily News.
Matt Buckland was headed to work to interview a web developer candidate when he was greeted by an unpleasant man on the train.
According to NY Daily News, Buckland referred to what happened next as “karma.”
“The guy who pushed past me on the tube and then suggested I go F myself just arrived for his interview…with me…” Buckland said on Twitter.
Buckland is in charge of recruitment for Forward Panthers, an investment firm.
NY Daily News reported the candidate didn’t immediately recognize the man interviewing him. Buckland said the candidate finally made the connection when asked how his commute to the interview was.
“I stood to one side to let someone else off the train first and I think he thought I was just standing in his way,” Buckland told BuzzFeed.
According to NY Daily News, the two men laughed about the situation.
Buckland said the man ultimately didn’t get the job, but the decision wasn’t due to the incident that took place.
“It would be easy to hold something like this over someone in an interview, but for me interviews aren’t about that,” Buckland told NY Daily News.