25 Oddball Interview Questions

The CareerGuy is often asked about interview questions.  He has about 150 typical examples in the office (available for review!).  He came across this unique report from Glassdoor.com entitled Top Oddball Questions of 2009 based on applicant reports.

They include:

1. What was your best McGuyver moment?
4. How would you move Mount Fuji?
6. Are your parents disappointed with your career aspirations?
9. If I put you in a sealed room with a phone that had no dial tone, how would you fix it?

The article contains a description of the interview process and how/when the question came up. One comment was that the formal interview started late in the evening, after a dinner/cocktail period where applicants were allowed to drink as much as they wanted. Think about that one…

The article makes for interesting reading, and might get your thought processes flowing, for the occasion you really want to make an impression on a top-quality employer.

Explore posts in the same categories: Interviewing

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: