The Candidate for the New Position Quickly Ran Afoul of the Interviewer

Chicken Business Cartoon
Captions are a funny thing (literally and figuratively) — they need to adhere to the rules of good grammar and writing, but they also need to feel like they’re someone actually speaking.
For example, there’s a few sentence fragments in this caption, which aren’t great, but when you read it it does feel very verbal.
It’s a tricky balance, and I don’t always get it right, but it helps to remember that it’s also a talking chicken.

Mark Anderson Mark Anderson's cartoons appear in publications including Forbes, The Wall Street Journal and Harvard Business Review. His business cartoons are available for licensing at his website,

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  1. This happens when there is an initial bias. With this, you simply have no hope for yourself.

  2. It’s great because you also captured how the applicant feels when being interviewed.

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