As a job candidate, you may have the honor (or misfortune, depending on how you feel about it!) of interviewing with a top executive at the company you’re pursuing. And one important thing to remember is that they may not take the traditional approach to evaluating your merits.
While many ask tricky or unconventional questions, others practice unique hiring strategies.
We looked back at interviews and sifted through articles in which successful CEOs, COOs, founders, and VPs, such as Salesforce’s Marc Benioff and Airbnb’s Brian Chesky, offered some insight into how they interview — and we highlighted a handful of the more interesting approaches below.
Keep reading to find out how eight top executives interview job candidates.