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You Have to Laugh: Really Dumb Interview Questions

As we’re all preoccupied with the holiday rush, I hope this list of really dumb interview questions that were actually asked in real interviews this year will brighten your day. Odd, quirky, unbelievably personal, some of them even banned by law, but that didn’t stop interviewers from asking them. Fortune cites the results of a survey conducted by talent management consultants on more than 2,000 recently hired employees in this article:

“The Dumbest Interview Questions of 2012”

Certainly the one about willingness to add toxicity to your life is a no-brainer, but my personal favorite is “”What leadership skills are required to cook a chicken?”