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Today’s LA Times featured an article about the unusual antics and questions that some companies are using to hire their talent. I’ve included the list of oddball interview questions that were included as well as the top reasons applicants made poor impressions during their interviews.
Name five uses for a stapler, without the staples
What is 37 times 37?
Are you exhaling warm air?
Room, desk or car-which do you clean first?
How would you get an elephant into a refrigerator?
Would Gandhi have made a good software engineer?
What do you think of garden gnomes?
Please spell “diverticulitis”
How many planes are currently flying over Kansas?
Does life fascinate you?
Reason applicants made poor impressions:
Answered cellphone during interview
Spoke negatively about a current or previous employer
Didn’t provide specific answer
Didn’t ask good questions
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