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Career Development

8 interview questions you weren't expecting

A recent Linkedin post suggested traditional interview questions were too predictable and bound to elicit rehearsed responses from candidates. Instead ten unexpected and intriguing questions are suggested to stimulate more insightful answers to reveal a candidate's personality, instincts, and soft skills. This approach (they say)  is not intended to catch candidates off guard, but rather to see how they cope with unforeseen challenges and demonstrate spontaneous thinking 

In this post we look at 8 of these questions and share our ideas for giving responses that will enhance your chances of getting a job that is the right fit for you.