Creative Thinking Interview Questions

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What is the most creative or innovative project you have worked on?

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List of 15 Creative Thinking Interview Questions & Answers

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  1. 1.

    What is the most creative or innovative project you have worked on?

  2. 2.

    Tell me about a time when you created a unique idea or solution, and it was rejected by your colleagues. How were you able to bounce back?

  3. 3.

    When did you come up with an innovative solution to a challenge your company, class, or organization was facing?

  4. 4.

    What does the word 'innovation' mean to you?

  5. 5.

    How can we inspire your creative side?

  6. 6.

    When have you had to think outside of the box to solve a problem?

  7. 7.

    When have you taken an existing process and used your own creativity to make it better?

  8. 8.

    Outside of work, what type of creative activities do you like to pursue?

  9. 9.

    When have you created a new product or service?

  10. 10.

    Would you consider yourself a creative person?

  11. 11.

    What ideas have you created in the last year that benefited your current or former employer?

  12. 12.

    Tell me about a project you worked on where a conventional approach was not suitable.

  13. 13.

    How do you like to encourage ideas in others?

  14. 14.

    When have you used an inventive method to stretch company resources beyond the normal level?

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    How often do you discuss work with your colleagues in order to think up new systems and styles of working?