Ten Demanding Job Interview Questions

Ten Demanding Job Interview Questions

Ten Demanding Job Interview Questions

Colorful Question ThoughtWorks (#2 on Glassdoor's Top 25 list)  (www.thoughtworks.com/)"Tell us a story in which the title is 'Green Hat.' "

If you think you've been grilled during a job interview, you should check out the following list of incredibly challenging interview questions posed by potential employers at some major tech companies, as compiled by Glassdoor. What's surprising is that few of the inquiries are about technology. Instead, many questions are designed to catch job candidates off-guard, pushing them intellectually in order to gauge curiosity, overall breadth and depth of knowledge, and a general ability to think on their feet. (You need all three to pursue a well-rounded career.) So be prepared to respond instantly to questions that may ask you about building-construction materials, existential scenarios and world finance. Even if you're gunning for a tech gig, you may be asked to "make up" a piece of literary greatness right there on the spot. The following is taken from Glassdoor's recently released third annual "Top 25 Most Difficult Companies to Interview" report. The company put together a list exclusively of tech companies for Baseline. The list was compiled based on input from 170,000 reviews provided from employees who use Glassdoor, an online career and job recruitment site.

Dennis McCafferty is a freelance writer for Baseline Magazine.
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