Resourcing | Recipes, songs & poems: The strangest job application submissions

Recipes, songs & poems: The strangest job application submissions

Hiring managers often throw curveball questions to see how candidates cope when answering something that they haven’t rehearsed for such as: “How would you solve problems if you were from Mars?” and “Why are manholes round?”.

This will give hiring managers better insights into the candidate’s personality, cognitive thinking and they will be able to better assess their suitability to the role. But not all candidates perform well when vocalising their responses in an interview. So, to give all candidates a fair opportunity to prove their skillsets and tap into every applicants’ strengths, one firm has shaken up its recruitment process entirely.

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