If I am the interviewing in this case, do I tell the candidate all the ideas to lower prices/reduce costs?

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Royal asked on Sep 18, 2019

Or wait for the intrerviewee to come up with them?

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Luca
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replied on Dec 18, 2019
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Absolutely not, the candidate has to propose his own ideas. This is the way they test you "business sense" during the interview.

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Radu replied on Oct 07, 2019
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IMO you shouldn't; instead if they are completely stuck maybe you can suggest that they brainstorm and see how they approach the task.

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Hello!

You should not, even when they get blocked, since it´s precisely what you are testing in the case as an interviewer! In the event of the candidate getting stuck and dry, you can suggest some hints for him/her getting back in track.

Hope it helps!

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Clara

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