We all know how crucial our answers are when we get interviewed for a new job. Whether it’s the head of the HR department or the boss in the engineering section you’re talking to, we all want to show them that we are really fit for the job. Some may ask us simple questions while others would test our wits and our attitude.
But what if you are sitting in front of the world’s biggest bosses? For example, Elon Musk is present in your interview. Do you think you are ready to answer questions from him?
Interview questions let recruiters and employers know important things about a job candidate, so their questions are very well thought of. Here are some questions people like Elon Musk ask job candidates during an interview.
Source: Career Girl Daily
Who is the best in the world at what you do?
Drew Houston, Dropbox founder
How would you make money from an ice-cream stand in Central Park?
Yasmin Green, head of research and development at Jigsaw
Can you tell me about four people whose careers you have fundamentally improved?
Jay Parikh, Facebook’s global head of engineering and infrastructure
What didn’t you get a chance to include on your résumé?
Richard Branson, Virgin Group founder
On a scale of one to 10, how weird are you?
Tony Hsieh, Zappos’ CEO
You are standing on the surface of the Earth. You walk one mile south, one mile west, and one mile north. You end up exactly where you started. Where are you?
Elon Musk, Tesla and SpaceX CEO
On your very best day at work — the day you come home and think you have the best job in the world — what did you do that day?
Miranda Malinowski, Facebook’s global head of recruiting
Give me an example of a time when you solved an analytically difficult problem.
Laszlo Bock, Google’s HR boss
What do you want to be when you grow up?
Stewart Butterfield, Flickr co-founder
What motivates you to get out of bed in the morning?
Brad Jefferson, Animoto CEO
If I were to say to a bunch of people who know you, ‘Give me three adjectives that best describe you,’ what would I hear?
Michelle Peluso, a venture partner at Technology Crossover Ventures
Can you tell me the story of you prior successes, challenges, and major responsibilities?
Lone Jaffe, senior advisor to the Board of Directors and former CEO at software company Syncsort
Source: Human Resources FAQ