How lucky are you and why? How many times heavier than a mouse is an elephant? How many square feet of pizza are consumed in the United States each year?
Hiring managers have heard about using these “creative” questions to identify the best candidates. Fortunately for intelligent and qualified candidates everywhere, studies have found that the brainteaser interview questions made famous by Silicon Valley and Wall Street are just as silly as they sound.
Think an interviewer is going to hire you based on your past success and well-rehearsed answers? While competency is certainly important, it turns out that nonverbal communication can be a powerful influencer on whether you get a job.