La­bor Mar­ket (I)

Bulletin - - Jobs Of The Future -

Facts, fig­ures and a dash of hu­mor.

Brain teasers are used in job in­ter­views to as­sess cre­ativ­ity, log­i­cal think­ing and the abil­ity to cope with stress. The cor­rect so­lu­tion is less im­por­tant than the way can­di­dates ap­proach a prob­lem and how they solve it. But what is re­ally be­ing tested? “Brain­teasers are a com­plete waste of time,” a rep­re­sen­ta­tive from Google told The New York Times. “They don’t pre­dict any­thing. They serve pri­mar­ily to make the in­ter­viewer feel smart.” An ex­am­ple: You have two buck­ets – one holds five liters, the other holds three. How do you mea­sure four liters?

con­tainer. big the in left are liters four now – one smaller the into pos­si­ble as much as pour and again, con­tainer literve-fi the up Fill con­tainer. big the from liters two the in pour and con­tainer literthree- the out Empty re­main. liters two that so con­tainer, literthree- the into it empty and con­tainer literve-fi the Fill So­lu­tion:

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