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Top 25 Oddball Interview Questions For 2013

Not sure what to expect in an interview? Be prepared – for anything. According to the Q4 Glassdoor Employment Confidence Survey, one in five employees plan to look for a new job in the next three months assuming the economy stays the same or improves. So, to help you prepare for tough and sometimes wacky interview questionsGlassdoor 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. Here’s just a sample of some of the questions on this year’s list:

1. “How many cows are in Canada?” – view answers. Asked at Google. More Google interview questions.

2. “How many quarters would you need to reach the height of the Empire State building?” – view answers. Asked at JetBlue. More JetBlue interview questions.

3. “What songs best describes your work ethic?” – view answers. Asked at Dell. More Dell interview questions.

Check out this year’s complete list: Top 25 Oddball Interview Questions for 2013.

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Plus, while job candidates should be ready to take on some challenging and oddball interview questions, they should also expect to be asked some basic or common interview questions. Glassdoor has also compiled a list of the Most Common Interview Questions. Curious how unsuspecting employees from vice presidents to executive assistants answer some of these tough interview questions asked on the spot? Check out our video. Been asked an interview question stranger than any of these? Share the interview question with others.