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The New Fad: Weird Interview Questions

Posted by Erin Borgerson on April 22, 2014

Many companies are following the fad and asking weird interviewing questions in order to get to know a candidate in a different way. These questions don't pertain to the job specifally, for example, "How lucky are you and why?" Although many companies are using weird interview question, we are curious whether or not they actually work.

Our ebook takes a deep look into how affective weird interview questions are and if companies should be joining the trend.12288407_s Before we start asking out of the box question we want to make sure they are actually getting the results that gaurentee a good hire. After taking a deep look into this trend we came up with fantastic results.

Key points:

  • Do weird interview questions work?
  • How about culture fit?
  • Suggested questions to ask

If you are looking for new and weird questions to incorporate into your interviews, read our insightful ebook and get more information before you make the change. 

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Erin Borgerson

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Erin is the Director of Marketing, Crisis Controller and Culture Ambassador (the last two titles she gave to herself) who joined the Hireology team in April of 2012. As a certified Inbound Marketer, Erin manages Hireology's marketing department, the Hireology Blog, and media relations. She is also a co-leader of the Chicago Hubspot User Group which brings together Hubspot users from around the Chicagoland area. Erin set off to Chicago after graduating from Western Michigan University. In her spare time she can be found shaking it in a Zumba class, reading a bestseller, or drinking a craft beer on her Wrigleyville porch.