Go beyond Interest Inventories when career counselling young people

Interesting article here about the level of self (and other)-insight that teenagers have. It seems that they are very poor at judging some traits and abilities. Considering that career counselling is often predicated upon a self-assessment of…

'Why is a Tennis Ball Fuzzy?' and other odd interview questions

I was once asked 'How many traffic cones there are in the UK?' for a job at a consulting firm. I started trying to work out the number of miles of road in the UK, what proportion were likely to be coned at any one point and the average distance…