Another addition to the killer interview questions collection: On a scale of 1 to 10, how lucky are you?.
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Are Traassdahl, CEO of advertising firm Tasad, tells the New York Times that he favours the question because there's no single predictable answer: "It's a very open-ended question, and you get a lot of interesting answers out of that."
One tactic is to use the question to introduce a key point about yourself that may not have come up in the interview so far. The most obvious answer is probably "I got where I am through hard work, not luck", so we'd avoid that one.
How would you answer the question?
That Monkey On Your Shoulder Isn't Mine [New York Times]