A week-long interview process isn’t out of the norm for top athletes, who often face unusual and entirely inappropriate questions.
We’ve all come across, and even experimented with, unusual or out of the ordinary interview questions but (hopefully) very few HR professionals will ever have crossed the line into inappropriate – sadly, it seems that approach isn’t the case when it comes to recruiting new NHL players.
Former NFL defensive lineman Austen Lane recently revealed a number of bizarre interview questions that he was asked during the recruitment process.
The list includes:
- If you could kill someone and not get caught, would you?
- Do you think your mother is attractive?
- I see you have dreads, you smoke weed don’t you?
- If you had to murder someone, would you use a gun or a knife?
- Boxers or briefs?
- How many different things can you think of that you can do with a paper clip?
- Your mum was a prostitute?
- When did you lose your virginity?
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