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Have you ever been asked a brainteaser in a job interview?

By jasonhiner Moderator ·
Google has famously asked its interview candidates brainteasers like "how many golf balls fit into a school bus?" ( Have you ever asked or been asked brainteasers like this in a job interview? What were some of the best and worst ones you've come across? What's your opinion of it as an interview technique?
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by lindamerrillme In reply to Have you ever been asked ...

I have never been asked a brainteaser during the job interview. Once, I was asked to find a fake coin among 9 coins using two scales' weighing. Think about the answer, if you won't be able to answer ask for help.

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by gogotraining1 In reply to Have you ever been asked ...

Brainin teaser in interview!!!

I heard it very first time. Now i should prepare myself for such questions too.

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by Lisa_TEK In reply to Have you ever been asked ...

Brain teaser questions are just one way employers try to learn more about you and your work style during an interview. Check out these tips to help prepare before your next one.

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5 Best Career Advice Tips For You By Great Leaders

by nishagg893 In reply to Interviews

5 Best Career Advice Tips For You By Great Leaders

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by jitendravaswani In reply to Have you ever been asked ...

I have never been asked brain teaser questions ever I was lucky in that case

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by Mike_Cartwright In reply to Have you ever been asked ...

First time I've heard of brain teasers being asked during an interview. And honestly I'm relieved because I'm pretty sure I won't have the answer. lol

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Brainstrom questions during interview

by anjali.kulkari097 In reply to Have you ever been asked ...

It was 2 years back when I had the interview at the small company.... the experience really amazing because some interesting question that I was faced there. I have written some basic tips for interview if think you need some help for interview tips you can look this <a href="">amazing interview tips</a>

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Brain teasers

by sansu.abraham In reply to Have you ever been asked ...

I have been asked once. Some flight one.... I could not answer. Nor do I remember the question properly now.
Take a look at this article
How to Ace the Brainteaser Interview

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