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Here's what Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and 29 other successful people ask job candidates during interviews

Business Insider Logo By Rachel Gillett,Áine Cain of Business Insider | Slide 1 of 32: <p> Many of the most successful people have gotten job interviews down to a science.</p><p> They're not in the habit of wasting time with dumb or irrelevant queries.</p><p> In fact, they often have one favorite go-to question they like to ask. This typically reveals everything they need to know about a job candidate.</p><p> Here are 31 of those questions.</p><p>Jacquelyn Smith, Alison Griswold, and Vivian Giang contributed to previous versions of this article.</p>

Here's what Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and 29 other successful people ask job candidates during interviews

Many of the most successful people have gotten job interviews down to a science.

They're not in the habit of wasting time with dumb or irrelevant queries.

In fact, they often have one favorite go-to question they like to ask. This typically reveals everything they need to know about a job candidate.

Here are 31 of those questions.

Click through to read them all. 

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