Job interview questions can result in some strange responses

As part of our continuing study of how people react differently to the exact same situation, we placed all of our test subjects in job interviews and asked them the following questions:

  • Can you give us an example of a time when you were faced with a challenging problem that you had to work with your colleagues to solve?
  • Why should we choose you over the other candidates for this position?

Here are their responses: Continue reading “Job interview questions can result in some strange responses”

Christmas presents can result in some very different reactions

I am often amazed at how people can react so differently to the same situation.

In order to study this phenomenon further, we put together focus groups and presented the exact same situations to different people in order to see how they would react.

Today’s study (which is part one if this goes over well), involves presenting a Christmas gift to these different individuals and then studying their reactions. We are listing each individual and quoting their reactions: Continue reading “Christmas presents can result in some very different reactions”