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Some job candidates give the worst possible answer for certain interview questions.

13 of the worst answers people have actually given in job interviews

We asked executives and hiring managers to share the worst responses they have ever received when interviewing job candidates. It wasn't pretty.
Try your hand at solving these bizarre puzzles.

19 head-scratching questions bosses have actually asked at job interviews

Think you've been asked some tricky job interview questions? We've compiled a list of some of the toughest prompts people have faced.
Boxed cofounder and CEO Chieh Huang.

The CEO of the ‘Costco for millennials’ asks every potential hire 3 questions to weed out the jerks

Boxed CEO and cofounder Chieh Huang interviews every job candidate personally, and says he asks them three questions to make sure they're not jerks.
These automated interviews are meant to streamline the hiring process.

Forget in-person interviews: Companies are turning to phone calls to hire, and sometimes there isn’t even a real person on the line

Healthcare and insurance companies, retailers, restaurants, and law firms are using automated interviews. Some candidates find them impersonal.
Tally cofounders Jason Brown and Jasper Platz.

The CEO of a startup that just raised $25 million asks every potential hire the same question, and it has nothing to do with work

A company runs smoother when all its employees are aligned with its mission. Jason Brown, the CEO of Tally, has an unusual way of finding that out.
David Steckel, cofounder of Setter.

A startup founder who’s raised $10 million has a rule to weed out job candidates who seem a little too good to be true

If you've never failed before, you won't get a job at the home-maintenance startup Setter.
Don't look to the execs for the dress code.

The classic advice to dress for the job you want has a major flaw, and it could make a job interview that much harder

Senior leaders at a company have earned "a huge bank of credibility" to wear whatever they want," one expert told The New York Times.
Beeswax's founders, from left, Shamim Samadi, Ari Paparo, and Ram Rengaswamy.

Former Googlers who run their own tech startup ask candidates 3 questions that seem to have nothing to do with the job

Questions during a job interview don't always have to do with the job itself.
Sometimes you leave an interview and feel like you messed up.

Here’s exactly what to do if you leave a job interview and realize you totally flubbed a question

Job interviews are stressful, and sometimes you may not give the best answer to a question. At The Cut, workplace advice columnist Alison Green suggests that the best way to deal with a question you flubbed is to clarify your answer in a thank-you email to the interviewer.

How to tell a hiring manager you’re leaving your job because your boss is a nightmare

Having a terrible boss is a perfectly understandable reason to want to find a new job. However, at The Cut, workplace advice columnist Alison Green suggests being tactful when describing your old boss during a job interview.