Interviewers bring strange and funny questions for the candidate to check their smartness and presence of mind. We have heard about asked to ‘sell a pen’ or ‘sell a pencil’ to the interviewer. But this time it is a tie. Social media is in the trend, we know all in a fraction of time.
We have a man who was asked this question and no doubt it is difficult to take some tough decisions in such situations, he was asked to reply in a perfect way to ‘sell me a tie’!
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A guy who was asked a ‘tie’ question said, I was ones asked a similar question in an interview, this is how it went. I can’t say this is the best response, but it worked for me.
I-Interviewer: semi-formally dressed, in a dark-colored blazer, white shirt, and a beige colored pant.
M-Myself, immaculately dressed in a full suit with a tie.
I:(almost 30 minutes into the interview)-You seem to be wearing a nice tie. See I don’t wear a tie. Sell me your tie.
M: May I please take 30 seconds to think about the answer?
I:(smiling) – sure take a minute, but it better be worth the wait.
after almost 50-55 seconds
M: Sir as a National Head, you must be having a lot of meetings to attend daily rate?
I: (jubilantly)- Yeah! sometimes my whole day goes into meetings.
M: Sir, as per research 9 out of 10 people believe that dressing is an integral part of one’s life. and 8 out of 10 people believe that being properly dressed in formals, makes people take you more seriously in a meeting as compared to casual dressing.
Full Formal clothing is incomplete without a tie. And, Sir… Do you know something interesting and special about a tie?