10 Odd Real-World Tech Job Interview Questions

You better know your pizza…

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You’ve studied up on the company interviewing you for a job and searched answers for classic brain twisters like “Why are manhole covers round?” Then you get hit with one of these doozies, as relayed by jobs/career community Glassdoor  …

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“If you were a pizza delivery man, how would you benefit from scissors?”

Employer: Apple

Job: Specialist

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“Why is a tennis ball fuzzy?”

Employer: Xerox

Job: Client manager

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“If you could throw a parade of any caliber through the Zappos office, what type of parade would it be?”

Employer: Zappos

Job: Customer Loyalty Team Member

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“How does the Internet work?”

Employer: Akamai

Job: Director

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“Are you more of a hunter or gatherer?”

Employer: Dell

Job: Account manager

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“Can you instruct someone how to make origami “cootie catcher” with just words?”

Employer: LivingSocial

Job: Consumer Advocate

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“If there was a movie produced about your life, who would play you and why?”

Employer: SinglePlatform

Job: Inside Sales consultant

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“How honest are you?”

Employer: Allied Telesis

Job: Executive assistant

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“How many square feet of pizza are eaten in the U.S. each year?”

Employer: Goldman Sachs

Job: Programmer analyst

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“If you were on an island and could only bring three things, what would you bring?”

Employer: Yahoo

Job: Search quality analyst

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