Friday, November 02, 2007

The Worst Job Interview Question Ever

If you've been to a job interview, you been asked it. And if you've interviewed someone in a major corporate setting, you've probably asked it yourself. Even though it's answerable, it offers very little insight into a candidate's ability to complete the task at hand. And yet, it's become an interview staple in companies and organizations the world over. But it's time for it to go away. Never again should someone (especially a Millennial) be asked:
Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
When I was 23, freshly moved to a new city right out of college, I sat across from a man in a suit at a Fortune 500 company and heard this question....

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9:31 AM

The best answer to this question: "Celebrating the 10 year anniversary of you asking me this question..."