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EY wants you to answer this: what will you be famous for?

EY has managed to get itself on a new list, of the 10 toughest interview questions of 2016, with: “What will you be famous for?”

May 2016

Meanwhile, BT’s tough interview question is apparently: “How many people born in 2013 were named Gary?” PQ magazine much preferred Topshop’s question: “Which magic power would you like to have?” The answer here would be simple – to balance the books, of course.
So why are employers asking these questions? Glassdoor’s Susan Underwood, who compiled the list, said they want to test job hunters’ critical thinking skills to see how they problem-solve on the spot, and gauge how they approach difficult situations.

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