Job interviews aren't easy — you have to look the part,research the company and then sell yourself as the best candidatefor the position。
And just when you think you're totally prepared, you're givensome crazy, oddball question. Say what now? Something about jellybeans?
Top companies are going beyond the usual questions aboutstrengths and weaknesses in favor of more difficult — and moretelling — interview questions。
Below, check out the list of the Top 10 Oddball InterviewQuestions for 2015 in the United States, compiled by careers siteGlassdoor。
1、 "What would you do if you were the one survivor ina plane crash?"
The famous hotel alternative site Airbnb, based in Portland,Oregon, asks candidates this question for its trust and safetyinvestigator position。
2、 "What's your favorite '90s jam?"
If you want to work in customer care at Squarespace, the NewYork-based website building company, you better have a good answerto this one。
3、“If you woke up and had 2,000 unread emails andcould only answer 300 of them, how would you choose which ones toanswer?”
File-hosting service Dropbox asks those who want to work forits rotation program this difficult, tech-related question。
4、"Who would win in a fight between Spider-Man andBatman?"
Who says tech and medicine can't be fun? To work at StanfordUniversity as a medical simulationist, you'll need to choosebetween Marvel and DC。
5、 "If you had a machine that produced $100 dollarsfor life, what would you be willing to pay for ittoday?"
Aksia, an advisory firm in New York, asks prospectiveemployees this financial toughie。
6、"What did you have for breakfast?"
To be a sales associate at Banana Republic, you need to thinkall the way back to this morning。
7、 "How would you describe the color yellow tosomebody who is blind?"
If you dream of being a flight attendant at Spirit Airlines,you better be skilled in the art of exposition。
8、 "If you were asked to unload a 747 full ofjellybeans, what would you do?"
Prospective IT support managers at Bose need to get specificwith the electronics company。
9、"How many people flew out of Chicago lastyear?"
Movie rental company Redbox, based in Illinois, asks allsoftware engineer II applicants this question, which even a simpleGoogle search can't answer。
10、"Who's your favorite DisneyPrincess?"
Coldstone Creamery asks crew member candidates thisnot-so-mind-boggling question. But who knows? Maybe the company isonly looking to hire fans of Mulan。