Craziest Interview Questions Asked Of MBA Job Candidates
“If you could be any animal, what would you be?” A sales manager once posed that question to Jeff Schmitt, one of Poets&Quants' staffers. And he wasn’t sure how to respond. He was interviewing for a high-end, take-no-prisoners sales job. That meant he couldn’t respond with “Labrador Retriever,” a gentle creature content to gobble up table scraps and laze away his summers. No, he needed to be tough and ante up with a beast who commanded respect and conveyed a fierce drive and decisiveness. So he answered with “a shark.” Jeff didn’t get the job. Perhaps his would-be employer wanted an anaconda, instead. More...