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Interview Question

Human Resources Interview San Francisco, CA

Assume the following: 20% of the resumes you present are

  approved for phone screen 20% of your phone screens are approved for onsite interviews 20% of your onsite interviews are extended offers 50% of your offers are accepted You need to hire 10 people, how many resumes do you need to present
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You need to work backwards.

10 is the final number.
(1 / 0.5) x 10 = 20
(1 / 0.2) x 20 = 100
(1 / 0.2) x 100 = 500
(1 / 0.2) x 500 = 2500

So the answer is 2500.

Anonymous on Aug 8, 2012

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