This is Why They Asked You That Weird Interview Question
There are no stupid questions…but do you have a smart answer? During its research, SuperScholar found that employers at major companies ask some of the hardest and weirdest questions to test the intelligence of prospective employees. 76% of the productivity and contribution of an employee is attributable to his or her level of intelligence, making it the most important thing these employers look for.
Amazon asks: “Jeff Bezos walks into your office and says you can have a million dollars to launch your best entrepreneurial idea. What is it?”
The real question: How strong is your ability to plan?
Forrester asks: “If you were to get rid of one state in the US, which would it be and why?”
The real question: Can you set priorities?
Check out the infographic below for more more weird interview questions and the reasons behind them.