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Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter offers a scenario about a butcher and asks you to solve the brainteaser.

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I've got another brain teaser for you. I love these things. Now, this is a very easy one. I hope you'll guess it. You'll feel better.

Companies use nonsense like that so, let me just get you prepared for the interview. Here's the question. Ready?

A butcher is five foot 10. And he has a size 12 shoe. What does he weigh?

Let's repeat that question again. a butcher is five foot 10. He's got size 12 shoes. What does he weigh?

I'm gonna pause for a second. Let me do a quick Jeopardy music.

Here's your answer. Ready? Five foot 10 size 12 shoes.

He weighs meat.

Yes. He's a butcher. He weighs meat.


Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter
Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter

Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter is a career and leadership coach who worked as a recruiter for more than 40 years. He is the host of “No BS Job Search Advice Radio,” the #1 podcast in iTunes for job search with more than 1300 episodes and his newest show, “No BS Coaching Advice.” He is a member of The Forbes Coaches Council. “No BS JobSearch Advice Radio” was recently named a Top 10 podcast for job search. JobSearchTV.com was also recently named a Top 10 YouTube channel for job search.

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