Handling frequently asked interview questions
Answering “off-the-wall” (wild card) questions:
Example: If you had to live your life over again, what would you change?
Example: If you were a color, what color would you be — and why?
Example: If they were making a movie of your life, who should be hired to play you in it?
Example: If you were an animal, what animal would you be — and why?
“Off-the-wall” questions — also referred to as Wild Card questions — are asked by interviewers to see how well you think on your feet, whether you will get flustered.
The trick is to keep your cool — and your sense of humor.
Generally speaking, there are no wrong answers… but answers in which you can relate the off-the-wall topic tpositively to key qualifications and/or to the job and organization are much stronger.
Read more in our article, Don’t Get Stumped by Off-the-Wall Job Interview Questions.
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