Job Interview Gone Wrong

Phrase to be suitable for something
be a good fit for
Interviewer:
Hello Alex. Tell me a little about yourself. Why do you think you’d be a good fit for our restaurant?
Phrase possess the physical and mental strength to do something for a long time
have the stamina
Alex:
I’ve been a server before and I know I like this kind of work. I’m sure that I have the stamina to do the job well.
Phrase to be content with something
are fine about
Interviewer:
So you are fine about being on your feet for many hours at a time? We have 10-hour shifts and when it’s busy you'll only have one short break.
Phrase give a higher rate of compensation for time over normal working hours
pay overtime
Alex:
I thought there are regulations about 8-hour work days. Do you pay overtime for the last two hours?
Phrase reverse the proper order of something
putting the cart before the horse
Interviewer: Alex, you are putting the cart before the horse. First, we want to know if you have the skills we need. If yes, then we can talk about money.
Phrase provide something that will be of benefit
bring many things to the table
Alex:
Oh, I bring many things to the table. I take orders quickly. I remember the details of what people do and don’t want. I'm pleasant to everyone.
Verb manage a situation or problem
handle
Interviewer:
Good, so you can handle difficult customers? What would you do if someone yells across the room: “It’s been 10 minutes! Where’s our food?”
Phrase to be naturally suited to something
cut out for
Alex:
Really? I didn’t think your place would have such rude people. I don't think I'm cut out for this position after all. Thank you for your time, I will leave now.