What would you do?

Yes, interviewing questions are getting more and more interesting as employers want to know — How do you think?  Here’s one:

You are driving along on a wild, cold, stormy night in your Mercedes 500SL. You pass by a deserted bus stop,and you see three people waiting for the bus:

1. An old lady who desperately needs to get to a hospital.
2. An old friend who once saved your life.
3. The perfect man (or) woman you have been dreaming about.

Which one would you choose, knowing that there could only be one passenger in your car?

This is a moral/ethical dilemma that was actually used as part of a job application.

You could pick up the old lady, because she is going to die, and thus you should save her first; or you could take the old friend because he once saved your life, and this would be the perfect chance to pay him back.

However, you may never be able to find your perfect dream lover again.

The candidate who was hired (out of 200 applicants) had no trouble coming up with his answer.


He simply answered: “I would give the car keys to my old friend, and let him take the old lady to the hospital. I would stay behind and wait for the bus with the woman of my dreams.”

Sometimes, we gain more if we are able to give up our logical thinking and stubborn thought limitations.

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