You know the drill. Typically when you prepare for an interview you rehearse skill-based, experience-based and even behavioral-based questions. But how do you prep for brain teasers? It’s not like you can prepare for them when the employer is more keen on figuring out your thought process over the answer itself anyway. Google’s been known for asking a variety of mind bending questions and as per a big reveal in a recent interview, this approach hasn’t been beneficial to determine future behavior.

Laszlo Block, senior vice president of people operations at Google, revealed to The New York Times that brainteasers are “a complete waste of time.” Read more