Another addition to the killer interview questions collection: Use a swear word to describe your last job..
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This is one of two dozen questions used by US online retailer Zappos during its hiring process. Here's the phrasing:
What is your favourite curse word? Use it in a sentence about your last job.
We don't think saying "I don't swear" is a good idea here, because it sounds like you have tickets on yourself. One way to avoid sounding like you are bad-mouthing your previous employer (rarely a good idea) is to say something like "It had a shit-hot strategy that I was largely responsible for developing."
How would you answer the question?
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