Want the job? First you’ll have to meet the wife

Where’s my easy button?
Gone are the days where recruiters and hiring managers interview a promising job applicant, check their references and make a quick decision.

Now credit checks, background checks, skills tests, personality tests and a tour of candidates’ social media profiles are just the beginning. Ask a roomful of job hunters about the oddest interview tactics they’ve encountered recently and you’re bound to hear an earful about bizarre curve-ball questions and off-the-wall proficiency tests they never expected.