30 questions you may have to answer if you interview with Elon Musk, Larry Ellison, or other highly successful people


Larry Ellison

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Humility won't get you far in an interview with Larry Ellison.

Savvy executives know that interview questions like, "What's your biggest strength?" and, "What's your biggest weakness?" aren't as telling as they seem.


That's why they steer clear of these cliché queries and instead ask more meaningful ones.

Many of the most successful execs have their one favorite go-to question that reveals everything they need to know about a job candidate.

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Here are 30 of them.

Alison Griswold and Vivian Giang contributed to previous versions of this article.