Don't believe consultants and HR experts who claim they found that unique one-question that will outsmart the candidate and which will guarantee the required work behaviour. Check the research book Competencies at Work by Spencer & Spencer because it's the mother of all competencies book around. The Thai universities should use it in their HR master degree curriculum and there will at least be one thing we can say the HR community does better.
1. What kind of animal would you be? 2. If you could have all the ice cream in the world, how many different flavors would you take to make a sundae and how many toppings would you pick? 3. Use an ad slogan to describe yourself. Of course, these types of questions are meant to get past the well-rehearsed answers to more traditional questions like, "Tell me about yourself," or "What are your strengths and weaknesses," says career coach Marie G. McIntyre. But what are they really telling you about the candidate?