Originally posted by Jeroen Wenting:
Why help someone else get a job he doesn't have the qualifications for?
Doing that is no different from doing peoples' homework for them (it may even be worse).
Originally posted by Colin Fletcher:
Rita, the interview questions you disklike are very effective for the hiring manager to evaluate the "non-technical" skills. I have used most of them when conducting interviews. They gave me insight into the person's problem solving, ability to adapt, big picture, etc. type of skills.
The manhole question is just a diversion.