Job interviews always have the potential to be nerve-racking tests of endurance and quick thinking, but there is little preparation you can do for the curveballs allegedly thrown by Facebook.
Whether the intention is to throw candidates off guard is unclear, but these certainly aren’t questions candidates would consider prior to entering the building.
Here is a sampling, according to glassdoor users, of what you can expect should you make it past the application stage.
It’s almost like an episode of The Apprentice in some cases.
You may have to ask them to be a little bit more specific at times.
Some do rely on you being clairvoyant.
And to maintain an air of mystery non-disclosure agreements seem pretty common too.
There were some reports of ‘Why Facebook?’ but anyone fortunate to have got that pearl is just showing off.