In the movie, Pursuit of Happyness, Will Smith’s resilient character, Chris Gardner, was thrown into jail for unpaid parking tickets the night before a breakthrough job interview. The next morning, he sprinted to the interview donning the paint-stained T-shirt and slacks from the day before. Despite his duress, Gardner’s ability to successfully manage the interview, inspired.
In my latest US News post, I address the topic of interview questions that require similar on-your-feet thinking. You can read the entire post, which provides advice on responding to five oddball interview questions, here: “How to Answer the Most Oddball Interview Questions.”