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Discussion in 'Electronic Design' started by gaurav, Sep 13, 2007.

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  1. gaurav

    gaurav Guest

    Hi Guys,

    Recently I came across a blog which can be of great help to you and
    your friends to crack an interview.Its interview helper.Here is the
    link to interview helper
    Hope this blog helps you in your job search.

    Forward this link to help your friends as I did.

    Thanks and Regards,
    Gaurav Nanda
  2. D from BC

    D from BC Guest

    I know my interviewer is a dope when after 40 minutes of conversation
    he asks, "How do you rate your communication skills?"

    Responses I'd like to use but never did were:

    "You fkn moron.. What do you think? We've been talking all this time
    and you can't rate my communication skills?"

    "Better than the designers you hired with thick accents from Russia,
    China and India."

    "Let me guess. This is your last day."

    "Ahhhh errrrr yuuuuourr uffff ruff ruff."

    "Before I answer that, I should say my salary expectation just went

    "Did you read a dummies book on interviewing?"

    "I rate my communications skills an 8 out of dimwit!"

    "Can I get another interviewer?"

    "Let me talk to the designers. You're annoying me."

    Yup...I hate interviews.
    If HR wants to interview me, it'll have to be at front row seats at a

    D from BC
  3. If you are so smart, how did it happen that you are getting hired rather
    then hiring by yourself?

  4. D from BC

    D from BC Guest

    Huh? Can you express that another way.. The question doesn't make any

    D from BC
  5. Rich Grise

    Rich Grise Guest

    Huh? Can you express that another way.. The question doesn't make any

    It's functionally equivalant to, "If you're so rich, howcome you're not

    IOW, if you're so smart, why don't you already have the job, and be the
    one doing the interviewing?

    You're right, it doesn't make any sense. ;-)

    I once spend almost half a day on a job interview trying to write a
    prime number finder in C. I didn't get the job. The next day, at the bus
    stop, I wrote a sieve of Eratosthenes on the back of an envelope in about
    four lines.

  6. Nico Coesel

    Nico Coesel Guest

    Indeed. Some interviewers / HR managers are a complete joke. Like:
    ....the first 3 years you'll have a temporary contract (*).... ...we
    want our people to be devoted to our company.... is your general
    health condition? (**)...

    (*) maximum allowed by law
    (**) illegal question

    I declined their job offer politely!
  7. As a general rule, the people who end up in HR are people who are no
    good for anything else. That's why they are so stupid. They need to
    justify their existence, so then end up inventing numerous corporate

  8. Guest

    Can't they clean the bathrooms, vacuum the floor, or do the
    landscaping instead? ;-)
  9. No, the wetbacks got all of those jobs.

  10. I would be surprised if they could do such jobs.

  11. D from BC

    D from BC Guest

    I've had illegal questions and didn't want the job.
    In which case, I have some fun and stun HR.. :)

    HR: "How is your general health?"

    Well....I masterbate 4 times a day to keep my prostate in good shape.
    I also give myself an enema daily around lunchtime for better bowel
    Then weekly I undergo leech therapy to get rid of bad blood.
    And ...I'm circumcised for reduced penis infections.

    D from BC
  12. Guest

    Well ya never know... they might just give you the job anyway, if
    upper management realizes an illegal question was asked.

    Gee, if I were interviewing, apart from the mandatory basic math
    questions (I can't believe how many college graduates can't evaluate a
    triple integral), I'd ask, "So... tell me why I should hire you."

  13. D from BC

    D from BC Guest

    "So... tell me why I should hire you."

    I've been accepted by your competition but with a $2000 cash bribe to
    their HR. I'll give you $2200.00 cash because I have a shorter commute
    from home.

    And my sister is really hot and single and can attend company
    parties.. (show picture).

    D from BC

  14. That's because there are only so many jobs for newscasters.

    Service to my country? Been there, Done that, and I've got my DD214 to
    prove it.
    Member of DAV #85.

    Michael A. Terrell
    Central Florida
  15. krw

    krw Guest

    Which is kinda silly since most states are at-will.

    I have a head hunter calling me now that keeps telling me what a
    great company she's representing. She commented that I didn't seem
    to be excited about the job. Well, she hasn't told me anything
    useful about the job. What I have been told makes it worth more of a
    look but information would be good right about now.
    Nah, HR goes away after the new-hire orientation meeting.
  16. krw

    krw Guest

    Sure, there is one just opening in HR. ;-)
    Exams are difficult to do. You'd better have a well documented
    standardized one or someone's going to sue you for discrimination.
    *That's* what the HR types are doing; insulating management from
    suits. Blame the lawyers, not management.
    That's a good question, if asked honestly (impossible for HR). My
    favorites were to ask about previous designs (or class projects) and
    let them explain what they've done. Be sure to ask questions but add
  17. True.

    You should ask to speak to their IT department before accepting the
  18. krw

    krw Guest

    Me? I haven't even talked to an employee yet, mush less been offered
    a job. Why would I talk to the IT department? (I have some ideas,
    but I didn't think them universal)
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