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December 07, 2009



Good Grief.
Why does jumping out of the interview rut involves torturing candidates? Yes, its fun for us, but...


Thinking further, this might play well into Tim Sackett's idea of creating a "hard to get into" image for your company. So, I'll be creating a "weird question" list for my interview marathon on Wednesday.


Two other places with extremely high hiring bars are Goldman Sachs and with multiple stages of phone and onsite interviews with highly technical and analytical problems. But then they also get some of the brightest candidates in the country and are amongst the best in the world in their respective areas.

The analytical "estimate this" questions are a good. They seem to be pretty standard for a lot of the grad recruiting that I've seen.

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