Forget about, "What achievements are you most proud of?" or "Where do you envision yourself in five years?" When it comes to getting hired at some of the most prestigious companies in the world, prepare yourself for a slew of interview questions that will challenge your ability to think on the spot. The following 10 real-life inquiries were compiled by Glassdoor, a social jobs and career community. They were taken from more than 80,000 recollections of job candidates shared over the past year. What’s telling is that now-hired employees at most of organizations on Glassdoor’s "Top 25 Most Difficult Companies to Interview" list say they are "satisfied" or "very satisfied" at work. And the vast majority of candidates who underwent this level of scrutiny say they found the interview experiences to be positive. For certain, such an encounter will help you discover if you have what it takes. After all, if you want to work for the best, you have to bring your best.
Dennis McCafferty is a freelance writer for Baseline Magazine.
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