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7 Stupidest Interview Questions and What They Really Mean

Jeff Hindenach | Excelle


If you’ve been in the workforce long enough, the same inane questions will continue to creep up in interview after interview. What is your greatest weakness? Where do you see yourself in five years? You know, the small-talk questions that fill up just enough time between the really important questions.

But all those meaningless questions actually have a purpose. That’s why everyone uses them. But what are interviewers really trying to find out with these sometimes asinine questions? We’ve put together a guide of the seven “stupidest” interview questions to help decode the underlying meaning.


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