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25 Surprisingly tricky interview questions

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Feeling confident about your next job interview? We got real-life hiring managers to spill the proverbial beans about the trickiest questions they ask and why.

Don't go to another job interview before reading this article! We reached out to human resources professionals and hiring managers and asked: What are the trickiest questions you ask during a job interview — and why? Their answers might surprise you.


What would be your ideal daily tasks at this job?

– Alex Genadinik,

Genadinik tells us he asks this question so he knows their true motivations and whether the job he's hiring for is something they really want to do. He says, "If it is a good match for the actual job, then I know they will be motivated."

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