Career Advice

One of my summer projects is doing some housecleaning and sorting of the junque I have picked up over the years. I came across this piece Saturday as I was going through a box of paper. I have no idea how old it is, but the fact it was on paper and not on my computer would indicate it is pre-internet.

If you are contemplating a career change or heading out into the work world for the first time, it is worth your time to examine these questions.


Are You Ready For The Working World?

This quiz consists of four questions that tell you whether or not
you are qualified to be a professional.  SCROLL DOWN FOR THE
ANSWERS.  There is no need to cheat.  The questions are not that
difficult.  You just need to think like a professional.

1.  How do you put a giraffe into a refrigerator?

The correct answer is:  Open the refrigerator, put in the giraffe
and close the door. This question tests whether or not you are
doing simple things in a complicated way.

2.  How do you put an elephant into a refrigerator?

Incorrect answer:  Open the refrigerator, put in the elephant and
close the door.

Correct Answer:  Open the refrigerator remove the giraffe and put
in the elephant and close the door. This question tests your

3.  The Lion King is hosting an animal conference.  All the
animals attend except one.  Which animal does not attend?

Correct answer:  The elephant.  The elephant is in the
refrigerator!  This tests if you are capable of comprehensive

OK, if you did not have the last three questions correctly, this
one may be your last chance to test your qualifications to be a

4.  There is a river filled with crocodiles.  How do you cross

Correct answer:  Simply swim through it.  All the crocodiles are
attending the animal meeting!  This question tests your reasoning


If you answered four out of four questions correctly, you are a
true professional.  Wealth and success await you.

If you answered three out of four, you have some catching up to
do but there’s hope for you.

If you answered two out of four, consider a career as a hamburger
flipper in a fast food joint.

If you answered one out of four, try selling some of your organs.
It’s the only way you will ever make any money.

If you answered none correctly, consider a career that does not
require any higher mental functions at all, such as law or


One comment

  1. Gwenn Osborne · · Reply

    We laughed hard:)

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