What are some of the hardest interview questions you've had...

@sabrinam (1204)
United States
August 7, 2007 10:41am CST
..share some of your most difficult interview questions here?
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• Malaysia
8 Aug 07
hehehe... what can you do to make my company more profitable then before..
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@sabrinam (1204)
• United States
8 Aug 07
Wow that's a toughy! Situational as well, are you in billing, or accounting?
• Malaysia
10 Aug 07
saleman... for 6 years.. hehehe.
• India
8 Aug 07
Very good discussion. These days I am giving so many interview as I am quiting my present job. The hardest question I have faced during these interview is "why you want to quit your present job?" Actually I am working as a leader, handling team of 15 people. I am leaving my present company due to less growth and pathetic salary. It doesn't allow me to save and improve my financial status. So, when interviewer asks me this question I feel difficult to answer as all employers' think that employee is not competent and that's why his company is not paying him. But, the reality is totally opposite.
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@sabrinam (1204)
• United States
8 Aug 07
I've done this recently myself and decided to have career week on my website because of it, I answered that exact question and by what you've told me, one of the sample answers I give to that question would work for you...check it out if you want to of course, www.sabrinasmoneymatters.com... Please comment and let me know what you think of the article :-).
• Canada
8 Aug 07
I have always had a hard time with the inevitable "why should we hire you for this position" question every potential employee asks at job interviews. There've been times when I've just wanted to say "my mother taught me never to talk about myself, but if you'd just hire me, you'll find out why I'm the most qualified person for the job."
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@sabrinam (1204)
• United States
8 Aug 07
I answered this very question on my article today, Interview 101, if you're interested of course you can check it out.. http://www.sabrinasmoneymatters.com - Thanks for answering the question - I didn't think anybody would :-)
@Nykkee (2523)
• Canada
10 Aug 07
One time I had an interview and they gave me like a 3 page survey filled with the most obscure questions. One of the questions was "If an employee takes food on thier lunch break witht he intention of paying at the end of thier shift, if that stealing?" I check "No" and then put a note nest to it saying that it depends on the individual stores lunch policies. Well the correct answer in that stores case was "Yes". I got the job but I thought the interview process was ridiculous.
@FaidaATL (44)
• United States
8 Aug 07
I have three: (1) What would you say are your weaknesses? (2) How do you think you can contribute to our company? (3) (at the end of interview) Now, do you have any questions? My advice to anyone is to always practice 'possible' answers before going in for an interview.