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"Would Mahatma Gandhi Have Made a Good Software Engineer?"

And would this be a good job interview question? According to one job seeker, an interviewer at the accounting firm Deloitte thought so. Here are a few others on Glassdoor’s list of the twenty-five oddest questions posed to job applicants during the past year: 2. “Just entertain me for five minutes, I’m not going to talk.” 11. [...]

The 6 Stupidest Job Interview Questions

Matthew Inman of The Oatmeal doesn’t mince words in his cartoon rants, and this set on stupid job interview questions is no exception. To this question, I once answered “My inability to answer questions like that”, and I then challenged the value of the question. I was subsequently offered the job. What’s the stupidest job interview question [...]