CNBC: 25 of the Most Outrageous Interview Questions

March 27, 2013

I don’t think “outrageous” is the proper adjective, but the questions listed will make interviewing someone much more enjoyable than the usual ones you throw at the candidates. And they may reveal more about the candidate than your standard questions.

“What song best describes your work ethic?”

That question was asked at Dell (DELL) for a consumer sales job.

“‘Under Pressure’ by Queen!” Lachapelle said.

“‘I’m a Rolling Stone,’ because I take it as it comes!” one man said.

“‘She Works Hard for the Money!'” a woman responded.

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