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Tough interview questions (and how to answer them)


Prepping for that big interview? You’re probably running through the usual questions in your head, but what if they ask you something out of the ordinary? Are you screwed? Not if you read this Yahoo! Shine article before hand. It will help prep you for even the toughest questions. Here’s just one:

Asked at Blackrock: “You have a birthday cake and have exactly 3 slices to cut it into 8 equal pieces. How do you do it?”
Answer: Problem-solvers need to be able to think out of the box, and this question is a prime example of that. So how do you do it? Assuming the cake is round, make two cuts to slice it into quarters. Then stack the four quarters and slice them all in half using your last cut.

Full story at Yahoo! Shine.

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