Employees who work for the 50 best companies in America have it pretty good, with great pay and benefits, high job satisfaction, and excellent perks.
But before you get too envious, take a look at some of the questions they had to answer first.
Out of hundreds of reviews from those who interviewed at different companies in the last twelve months, we found these odd queries.
If you’re thinking of joining the job market, be prepared to answer some of the most absurd interview questions you’ve ever heard.
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- “Choose a city and estimate how many piano tuners operate a business there.”
Asked by Google for a project manager position.
- “How much do you charge to wash every window in Seattle?”
Asked by Facebook for an online sales operations position.
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- “What do you think of lava lamps? And Dilbert?”
Asked by Boeing for an engineer position.
- “How many children are born every day?”
Asked by Apple for a global supply manager position.
- “What’s your favorite color?”
Asked by Hess for an assistant manager position.
- “Design a spice rack for the blind.”
Asked by Intel for a hardware engineer position.
- “Tell me a story.”
Asked by Celgene for a corporate communications position.
- “If you had a choice between two superpowers (being invisible or flying) which would you choose?”
Asked by Microsoft for a high-level product lead/evangelist position.
- “Why are manholes round?”
Asked by St. Jude Medical for an electrical engineer co-op position.
- “What do you do if you are approached by an employee who is complaining about a colleague who has horrible body odor?”
Asked by MasterCard for an operations leader position.
- “What kind of tree would you be?”
Asked by Cisco for a senior technical writer position.
- “What were you like as a child?”
Asked by Biogen Idec for an area business manager position.
- “What do you think you will hate about this job?”
Asked by Medtronic for a diabetes therapy associate position.
Originally published on Business Insider, this article provides great insight into the world of business.