Not sure what to expect in an interview? To help you prepare for tough and sometimes wacky interview questions, Glassdoor has combed tens of thousands of interview questions shared by job candidates over the past year to compile its list of the Top 25 Oddball Interview Questions for 2013.
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Think you know how to answer some of the most bizarre interview questions? Check this video of real employees trying to answer some of Glassdoor’s Top 25 Oddball Interview Questions for 2013.
Over the past year, interview candidates just about everywhere shared some of the most difficult, or unexpected interview questions on Glassdoor, a jobs and career community. We’ve looked back on thousands of these questions, across a range of jobs, companies and industries. Here’s our take on the top 25 oddball interview questions of 2011:
Students will soon need to start thinking about what they plan to do this summer, especially if they hope to land internships that will help boost their future career search. As Heather Huhman, a Glassdoor blogger and career expert writes, “Intern supervisors start accepting applications and resumes one to two months before the start date of the internship.”
But finding open internships and sending in your resume are just the first step to securing a position – it’s the interview that is often the most stressful experience. Glassdoor’s data analysis team dug into the internship interview reviews and found students and other entry-level workers can be faced with some tough and off-the-wall interview questions. Below are 20 oddball interview questions for intern candidates:
I just finished reading the Glassdoor blog entitled, “Top 25 Oddball Interview Questions Of 2010” and while some of the questions were tricky, many of them had absolutely no definitive answer at all. A few were downright impossible.
These types of questions can be truly frightening to an interviewee. It is important when preparing for interviews to consider that you may be given a whacky, off-the-wall question. Interviewers are typically trying to figure out how you react to the unexpected and determine your thought processes, along with your approach to solving problems.
What can you do if you are in an important interview and find yourself faced with a bizarre question or two? Here are a few recommendations to help you regardless of what is asked.
While we all know the interview process can seem like a bit of a stressful process, for some it can be downright grueling! We’ve culled through thousands upon thousands of interview questions that job seekers everywhere have shared on Glassdoor over the past year to see who was hit by some of the most off the wall interview questions. Take a look at this past year’s top 25 oddball interview questions and tell us how you would go about handling these:
While any interviewee should be prepared to answer staple interview questions, in this market you had better be prepared to stand out and tackle the more thoughtful – and sometimes odd – questions. So as a final wrap up to 2009 and its job-related ups and downs, we have identified our Top 25 oddball interview questions from the more than 14,000 interview questions submitted by job candidates through Glassdoor.com. Enjoy!
Top 25 Oddball Interview Questions:
1. What was your best McGuyver moment? – view answers
Asked at Schlumberger. More Schlumberger Interview Questions
2. How many tennis balls are in this room and why? – view answers
Asked at Yahoo. More Yahoo Interview Questions
3. If you were a brick in a wall which brick would you be and why? – view answers
Asked at Nestle USA. More Nestle USA Interview Questions