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Interview question: How lucky are you?

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in Hiring,Human Resources

When Tony Hsieh, CEO of online shoe retailer Zappos.com, interviews people, he asks candidates this question: On a scale of 1 to 10 (with 1 being “bad things always happen to me”) how lucky are you in life?

Hsieh said the number gives insight into the candidate’s motivation and outlook on life. “Luck is really about being open to opportunities,” he said.

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