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How would you test if survey responses were filled at random by certain individuals, as opposed to truthful selections?

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I would design the test in a way that certain information is asked two different ways. if two answers disagree with each other I would seriously doubt the validity of the answers.

This is a very basic psychometrics question. Calculate Cronbach's alpha for the survey items. If it is low (below .5), it is very likely that the questions were answered at random.

How would you build and test a metric to compare two user's ranked lists of movie/tv show preferences?

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What if you find that the job is not as challenging as you want it to be.

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how much salary are you expecting?

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Why didn't you go into more detail on the methods in your talk. Thats what we care about, not your obscure academic project.

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Why do you want to move from academia to industry? (especially for people stay in academia for long time)

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How do you convince people?

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Some behavior and questions.

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You realize if you work here, you will need to know your wines (alcohol) - from an older woman who didn't seem to take care of herself. (Past employee's name) always walked around dressed like a pornstar and had the attitude to go with it. He enjoyed the entertainment down at The Strip too much - from a big woman with a large, foul mouth and didn't seem to care or have the discipline to suppress herself.

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