The Unusual Interview Question the President Of Overstock Asks Every Job Candidate

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By Jacquelyn Smith

If you're interviewing with Stormy Simon, president of Overstock, don't just expect boring, ordinary questions like "What's your greatest strength?" and "Why should we hire you?"

She says her favorite question to ask job candidates is: "If you were an animal, which animal would you be?"

"The animal kingdom is broad, and everyone can identify with a specific animal they think embodies their own personalities and characteristics," Simon tells Business Insider.