Tell me about yourself sets the tone of an ordinary interview which bring in ordinary people.
Let us create an interview that will bring in extraordinary people.
As a hiring manager, you probably ask similar questions to most of your candidates -- "What's the greatest challenge you've overcome? What interests you in our company?"
Most of these questions are standard and evoke similarly typical responses. In fact, if a candidate has plenty of experience interviewing, she can probably answer without much thought.
Unique, unconventional questions allow you to investigate how quick-thinking your candidate is and how well they handle stress. Additionally, it helps you get a glimpse of your candidate's true personality.
In fact, funny and unexpected questions have proven so useful during the interview process that big corporations tend to use at least one during their interviews.
To provoke a more honest, insightful conversation during your next interview, let's work together to understand your culture needs.