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The case against oddball interview questions

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HC Online | 26 Jun 2013, 12:01 AM Agree 0
Google has decided to do away with the infamous brainteasers with which they plagued interviewees. What changed their minds?
  • HR Melb | 26 Jun 2013, 01:40 PM Agree 0
    Glad they have made the change! If I was confronted with irrelevant and immature questions in an interview like that I would get up and walk out the door!
  • Clem Wright | 26 Jun 2013, 05:16 PM Agree 0
    Yet again we are reminded that, despite all the staff selection quasi-tools rolled out in the last 20-30 years, there is no substitute for actually talking about a candidate's demonstrated skills and experience in relation to the interview position. Staff selection is an art not a science ! No more gimmicks please.
  • Mark | 27 Jun 2013, 08:43 AM Agree 0
    Interviewer: How much does one plus one equal?

    Accounting Applicant: How much do you want it to equal?
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