IRISH JOB INTERVIEW
Murphy applied for a fork lift operator job at a famous
Irish firm based in Dublin.
A Polish guy applied for the same job, and since both
Applicants had similar qualifications, they were asked to
Take a test and led to a quiet room with no interruptions by
When the results were in, both men had scored 19 out of 20.
The manager went to Murphy and said, "Thank you both for
Coming to the interview, but after we've looked closely at
The results, we've decided to give the Polish man the job."
Murphy, "And why in the world would you be doing dat? We both
Got 19 questions roite. And this being Ireland, and me being
Irish, surely I should get the job."
Manager, " We have made
Our decision not on the correct answers, but on the
Question you got wrong."
Murphy, "Tell me now, how could one
Incorrect answer be better than another?"
Manager, "Simple. On question number 7, the Pole wrote down,
'I don't know.' You put down, 'Neither do I'."
Life is not about how hard you can hit, but how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward.