Category Archives: Interviewing

Oddball Questions, Part 2

Here is my part 2 follow up from Oddball Questions Part 1. These are my responses to the Top 25 Oddball Interview Questions from Glassdoor, presented in Snappy Answers format. Snappy Answers 13-25 13. “Name 5 uses of a stapler … Continue reading

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Oddball Questions, Part 1

When I was a kid, I loved Mad Magazine, and read it a lot (And from an early age! What were my parents thinking?!?) One item I really enjoyed was Al Jaffee’s Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions, and those come … Continue reading

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Wizards and Dwarves

I wrote about interview puzzle questions recently to set the context for this article. A few years back, a colleague asked me to ponder a Wizards and Dwarves puzzle as a potential interview question.  A typical statement goes something like … Continue reading

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Some time ago, I had an amusing interview experience. A young fellow interviewing me asked a reasonable set of basic technical questions, had me code a few things on the white board (also reasonable), and so on.  The interview was … Continue reading

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