Here is the rundown for today’s podcast.

John focuses on the ‘ trick’ question, also known as the curveball.  Recruiters like to use this technique when they sense a candidate is becoming too complacent, that they are successfully anticipating the next question.  It is not in a recruiter’s interest for a candidate to become too confident about their ability to control the interview.

Recruiters should not be confrontational but using these types of questions can be very helpful in assessing a candidate’s ability to react to sudden changes.

John provides several examples of these types of questions.