Surprise! phone interview!CO
Got an email at 2am to arrange a phone interview from HK. Fair enough, I gave the person my availability and agreed on a set interview time. He also mentioned that another colleague will also be interviewing me at a different time and will contact me arrange that. So I went back to sleep soon after that.
Phone rang at 6am, barely woke up and picked up the phone, turns out it was the other banker who was supposed to set up an interview. Person immediately said:
"Hi there I'm calling from Bank A, can I interview you now?"
"Umm I wasn't told about the interview being at this time"
"Yeah, it's OK don't worry about it, it's only going to be half an hour"
Of course, I proceeded to bomb the interview afterwards. I'd like to believe that I didn't fully kill off my chance since I still have one more phone interview coming up but that was just bad IMO. It was all fit, but I was way too sleepy, so I rambled a couple of times and mentioned the wrong group (eg. mentioned I prefer M&A when the coverage guy was calling)
Seriously, WTF is this normal?