It ain't easy working in Silicon Valley...
It’s most people’s dream to work at a game-changing company like Twitter, Facebook or Google – but beware, it’s a long road till you get there, and the job interview is no easy feat.
In fact, you’re probably likely to be asked a series of unanswerable questions, that you’ll have to find a witty, clever response to, all in a matter of seconds.
Business Insider have compiled a list of the 13 weirdest questions you’ll hear in Silicon Valley – just so you can prep for when Mark Zuckerberg gives you that much-awaited phone call.
‘Why is the earth round?’ – Asked by Twitter for a software engineer position.
‘You’re wearing a nametag, tell me what you think about it.’ – Asked by Yahoo for a associate product manager position.
‘Choose a city and estimate how many piano tuners operate a business there.’ – Asked by Google for a project manager position.
‘How many gas stations are in San Jose?’ – Asked by Adobe for a quality engineering management position.
‘How much do you charge to wash every window in Seattle?’ – Asked by Facebook for an online sales operations position.
‘If you woke up and had 2,000 unread emails and could only answer 300 of them, how would you choose which ones to answer?’ – Asked by Dropbox for a rotation program position.
‘What is your experience with working with millennials?’ – Asked by LinkedIn for a contingent workforce specialist position.
‘What would you do if you were the one survivor in a plane crash?’ – Asked by Airbnb for a trust and safety investigator position.
‘How many children are born every day?’ – Asked by Apple for a global supply manager position.
‘Design a spice rack for the blind.’ – Asked by Intel for a hardware engineer position.
‘What kind of tree would you be?’ – Asked by Cisco for a senior technical writer position.
‘If you had a choice between two superpowers (being invisible or flying) which would you choose?’ – Asked by Microsoft for a high level product lead/evangelist position.
‘If you went door to door notifying everybody about the environment and somebody said that the government can take care of it, what would you tell them?’ – Asked by Yelp for a field director position.
Yikes! Do you have any well-considered answers to these difficult questions? Let us know @marieclaireuk