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  3 months ago

Would you beat Google's job interview questions?

In today's world, competition on the job market makes companies look for the best possible candidates, that includes both technical knowledge and personal skills. The new trend in companies to find the best candidates they are using phycologists 'tricks' to identify the best applicants.

For instance, one of the most attractive companies in the world due to its working conditions is Google, which is also well known for the strange questions they ask to their candidates, which seek to understand the candidate's way of thinking. We will now review some of these questions. Would you be able to pass the test?

The first round of questions is asked to measure the analytical capacity of the applicant and their mental processes to find an answer to the problem. Contrary to popular belief, finding the exact answer to the problem is not important, only the logic behind finding it. These are questions like "why are sewer covers a round shape?" (the answer is to prevent them from opening accidentally) or "how many golf balls you can fit on a bus" or even "how many piano tuners are there in the world?"

A second category of questions will intend to measure the candidate's creativity, for example "what would you do to escape from an island" or "what object would you take with you to a desert." Again, the aim is to see the person's way of thinking.

Finally, questions are also asked to see the personality of the individual to know if the person is going to be compatible with their potential eam. In this case the questions could be "if you were a pirate how would you distribute the treasure?"

What do you think about these questions? What you would reply?

Do you think they are necessary to evaluate good candidates?

What is the strangest question you have been asked in a job interview?

Leave us your opinion in the comments below!

Influence your world,

Toluna Team


  3 months ago
great questions , much better than "where do you see yourself in 5 years"


  3 months ago
These are great questions, they really allow to select the best employees form the candidates


  3 months ago
I suppose when there are many candidates for a job that by asking these questions it is interesting to hear their responses and the interviewers can get a fair picture of their profile.

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