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25 Surprisingly tricky interview questions

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Can you repeat the question?

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.

If you were a superhero, which one would you be and why?

– Shari Alexander, Independent communications specialist

Alexander tells us this is a great question to ask if the job you're interviewing on requires creativity. A question like this allows her to judge your reaction; your answer is nearly irrelevant. She wants to know if you can think on your feet and if you're flexible.

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