4 tricks for answering unexpected interview questions


Seemingly out of nowhere, strange interview questions like, “If you were an animal, which one would you want to be?” or “Tell me about your most awkward moment,” have become surprisingly popular with hiring managers. As if the interview process wasn’t stressful enough.

So, what can you do when an interviewer wants to hear about your most creative Halloween costume? Here’s a four-step plan to help you avoid that deer in the headlights look.

1. Smile!

About that whole avoiding the deer in headlights look thing — smiling helps a lot. For most of these weird questions, the point is to create an opportunity for the interviewer to observe the way you handle the unexpected, think on your feet, and react or respond. Your reaction, ideally, should show how unfazed you are …

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Via: Mashable: Business

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