Toby DiPasquale on 11 Feb 2009 07:26:46 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] OT (but not really): Tough Interview questions

On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 10:25 AM, Art Alexion <> wrote:
> On Wednesday 11 February 2009 09:51:43 am Tim Allen wrote:
>> I know I'm not the only one who uses techniques like these; I'd advise
>> that you should never be ashamed to say "I don't know" during an
>> interview if you don't know. Shine when you get the questions you can
>> absolutely nail, but never B.S. your way through an interview. "I
>> don't know" might be the correct answer!
> Ever make up a question, consisting of nonsense and out of thin air, just to
> see if someone will try to bullshit you?

For this purpose, I used to ask if the candidate had ever been in a
fistfight. Absolutely no one is prepared for that question in an IT

Toby DiPasquale
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