When preparing for an interview, it’s likely you already know to your answers to questions about your biggest successes and failures, questions that test your knowledge regarding the industry you’re in, questions about the type of worker and person you are. But what you probably don’t prepare for are questions like this: “If you were a type of cereal, what would you be and why?”
Interviewers are starting to include startling, unexpected questions like this one, and are using them specifically to throw off the interviewee and see how they think on their feet. Even though you may not encounter these types of questions, it’s still good to be prepared for what you might say if they are lobbed at you.
Now that you have an understanding of what interviewers are looking for when they ask oddball questions, you’ll know exactly how to prepare and will be able to ace answering these